Women’s Equality Day
Women’s Equality Day, the day that U.S. women got the right to vote thanks to Alice Paul and her brave, dedicated suffragists. Fifty years later, Congresswoman Bella Abzug pushed for the day to be federally observed. For more info, go to www.womenshistory.org. To celebrate, go to Alice Paul birthplace, Paulsdale in Mount Laurel for its grand reopening to the pubic, 12-4pm. Fun for the whole family (free open house, take a selfie with fun props, pop-up exhibit of Marketing the Movement, see Equal Rights Amendment center, watch videos, audio clips, and firsthand accounts of the ongoing struggle for the equality amendment, write postcards to elected officials, make protest signs and customize buttons, learn about the youth-led effort to ensure equal rights with the So. Jersey branch of Generation Ratify, and play croquet, checkers, and other games set up so your family can enjoy the grounds just like the Pauls did when Alice was growing up). Bring lunch to enjoy at the new picnic table! Info: www.alicepaul.org.