LWV WOODLAND WILL HOST GALA EVENT TO CELEBRATE 100 YEARS OF LWV AND WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE
On February 14, 2020 the centennial of the national LWV will be celebrated. The women who formed the League worked tirelessly for decades on the passage and ultimate ratification of the 19th amendment in 1920. The LWV Woodland will commemorate this milestone in American democracy by hosting a dinner gala on this date at Hotel Woodland, 436 Main Street in Woodland beginning at 6 p.m.
Special guest, Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner will present a talk about women's suffrage and the movement that made it happen. Dr. Roesch Wagner was awarded one of the first doctorates in the country for work in women's studies and is a founder of one the first college-level women's studies programs in the United States. She has taught women's studies courses for 50 years (see reverse side for more information).
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About DR. SALLY ROESCH WAGNER
Awarded one of the first doctorates in the country for work in women's studies (UC Santa Cruz) and a founder of one the first college-level women's studies programs in the United States (CSU Sacramento), Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner has taught women's studies courses for 50 years. She edited the intersectional Women's Suffrage Anthology (Penguin Classics, 2019) and currently serves as an adjunct faculty member in The Renée Crown University Honors Program, Syracuse University and the St. John Fisher Executive Leadership Program.
She wrote the faculty guide for Not for Ourselves Alone, Ken Burns' documentary on Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, and has appeared in that film and numerous history films and radio programs. Dr. Wagner was selected as one of "21 Leaders for the 21st Century" by Women's E-News in 2015. She serves on the New York Suffrage Centennial Commission. Founder and Executive Director of the Matilda Joslyn Gage Center for Social Justice Dialogue in Fayetteville, New York, she received the Katherine Coffey Award for outstanding service to museology from the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums in 2012.
To learn more visit Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner's website