Votes for Women 2020

Hudson Valley News
1:40 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

August 26 Marks Women's Equality Day

Credit Courtesy of Votes For Women 2020

Today is Women’s Equality Day.  Not only is there a New York ballot initiative surrounding it, but there is a push to put a famous wagon on permanent display.

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Hudson Valley News
1:47 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

NYS Resolution Honors Women's Suffrage Wagon

Credit Courtesy of Votes For Women 2020

An elected official in the Hudson Valley is behind a movement to put New York front and center of the women’s suffrage centennial in 2020. For starters, she has worked to ensure that New York has a new day to commemorate, in just a few weeks.

The state Senate and Assembly Tuesday adopted a resolution, calling on the governor to proclaim July 1 this year as the “Spirit of 1776” Wagon Day in the State of New York. Here’s Susan Zimet, founder of Votes for Women 2020, the non-profit organization planning suffrage centennial events in 2017 and 2020.  

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