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Celebrating the historic centennial of women’s suffrage and the rising existence of females in community workplace, both equally regionally and nationally, Norwalk’s Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will host a talk, “Women in Workplace and the 19th Amendment,” by Connecticut Secretary of the Point out Denise W. Merrill on Sunday, Sept. 8.
The talk will focus on her story and issues she encountered together the way as effectively as underrepresentation and how it has an effect on girls and women’s legal rights voter turnout and the place girls stand, from millennials to retirees. She also will tackle current and potential options to rejoice the centennial of the 19th Modification.
Merrill’s talk will be adopted by a self-guided tour of the museum’s highlighted exhibition, “From Corsets to Suffrage: Victorian Gals Trailblazers,” as perfectly as tea and light refreshments. The chat is sponsored in component by the Connecticut Bar Association.
Patsy Brescia, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and Executive Director Susan Gilgore explained in a information launch, “We are honored to have Secretary Merrill as our showcased speaker. Secretary Merrill will focus on the complex history of the women’s suffrage motion and evaluate her office’s efforts to increase the franchise these days. She will also provide a glance into her possess job as a a long time-extensive female general public servant.”
Merrill was elected to her 3rd phrase as Connecticut’s 73rd Secretary of the Condition on Nov. 6, 2018. As Connecticut’s main elections official and organization registrar, Merrill has targeted on modernizing Connecticut’s elections, business expert services and bettering access to public documents, the launch famous.
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Ave, Norwalk. Sunday, Sept. 8, 2-4 p.m. $15 non-associates, $10 customers. 203-838-9799, ext. 4