Monday, August 17th
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (includes Q&A)
You must register for this event no later than August 12th.
(We need a minimum of 10 people to offer this program.)
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A link will be emailed to you prior to the tour.
They founded organizations; they sponsored legislation; they blazed trails and suffered trials. For generations, women living and working in Washington, D.C. have defied expectations and surmounted discrimination to increase equality, freedom, and prosperity for their fellow citizens.
“Angel of the Battlefield” Clara Barton inspired a world-wide humanitarian movement. Dorothy Height devoted forty years to supporting African-American women and girls. Frances Perkins not only became the first woman to serve as a cabinet secretary, she was the principal architect of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal.
Virtually visit the sites in downtown D.C. and around the U.S. Capitol where they and others made their marks and follow history along Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, where thousands of suffragists first marched for equality on March 3, 1913. The tour will conclude at the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, home to the National Women’s Party for nearly 90 years and the epicenter of the struggle for women’s rights.
Led by Victoria Reinsel, a fantastic Washington Walks guide and gifted story teller.