History Colorado’s Bold Women. Change History. speaker series at the Center for Colorado Women’s History has moved online and they invite you to join them Wednesday, August 12 from 6 – 7pm for their next event in the series: Tina Cassidy is an acclaimed author and journalist who spent most of her career as a reporter and editor at the Boston Globe. In this virtual event she shares the complex relationship and showdown between President Woodrow Wilson and suffrage leader Alice Paul in her fight for women’s equality.
One hundred years ago, this country adopted the Nineteenth Amendment—the biggest expansion of voting rights in US history. Happening after decades of struggle and activism, it was a moment that revolutionized women’s roles in our democracy. History Colorado’s Bold Women. Change History.speaker series is part of the Women’s Vote Centennial // Colorado 2020 commemoration. The series features scholars, authors, and history-makers who illuminate the rich history of voting rights, the inspirational contributions of women in Colorado and the nation, and the amazing innovations that happen when we knock down barriers and prohibit discrimination.