Celebrating 100 Years

A women's right to vote passed by Congress June 4, 1919. Ratified August 18, 1920.


The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex (National Constitution Center, 2019).

Featured Events

19th Amendment Book Club

April 29, 6:30 pm ET

Nicole Heim will present the Summer Book Club at the General Education Conference lightning round. Following this event, join the asynchronous Book Club discussions on The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote by Elaine Weiss at:


Continued Discussion

February 13 through April 2020
  • Julee Poole, Women Overcoming Adversity. Go-live date February 13, 2020.

  • Susan Ferebee,  League of Women Voters – Continued Support for the 19th Amendment Go-live date March 2, 2020.

  • Karla Drenner - The Yellow Rose of Democracy. Go-live date March 23, 2020.

  • Roger Humber, History and future implications of the 19th Amendment: Difficulties of reflecting on experiences and ideologies from a perspective that is unfamiliar.  Go-live date April 13, 2020.    


Women's History Month

March 2020
  • Kim Miller will present Elizabeth Stanton and Alice Paul

  • Elaina Mahlan will present Carrie Chapman Catt

  • Jane McElligott will present Ida B. Wells

K-12 and 

International Perspectives

February 11
11:00 - 11:30 ET

Kelvin Beckett and Lynn Massenzio


The presenters will kick off PG's 2020 celebration of the 19th Amendment and its activities, share the need for K-12 and higher education to address this historic event, and share how the U.S. was among the first nations to guarantee women's suffrage at all levels of government.

History of the

19th Amendment: Past to Present

February 12
11:00 - 12:00 ET

Carol Edwards-Walcott, John Gray, and Jennifer Harrison


The presenters will discuss the legal evolution of the 19th amendment, the women's suffrage movement, how states acted differently on women's voting rights, and how past leaders impacted powerful women today.