100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage

Welcome to the Centennial Year of the 19th Amendment! 


The Suffrage Centennial Committee is Trudy Bower, Susan Chalgian, Margaret Cottrill, Dorothy Engelman, Kate O'Neill, Laura Smith, Margo Smith, and Debby Starnes. It's planning exciting opportunities to celebrate this special occasion and we hope you'll join in.


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Meet the winners of the LWVLA "Celebrate 100 Years of Women's Suffrage...VOTE!" Poster Contest:


  • 1st Place: Claire Daniels,
    Williamston High School;

  • 2nd Place:  Bella Spagnuolo,
    Williamston High School, and

  • 3rd Place: Jasmine Hernandez,
    Mason High School.


Congratulations to all. Thank you to the Judges:  Michelle Carlson, Education Director, Lansing Art Gallery and Education Center Rebecca Cifaldi, Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Art History and Design, MSU Grace Ryder, Designer, Allegra Marketing.
An additional Thank You to Allegra Marketing for a generous grant of $3000 to utilize these poster to encourage people to register and vote. (To see all three winning posters and artists along with the rest of the Press Release click here.)


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  • The East Lansing Public Library and the Capital Area District Library (CADL) are putting together reading lists for books related to the struggle for suffrage. We hope to form an Evening Book Group to discuss some of these books...more to come. Here's a reading list for younger readers that you might enjoy sharing

  • We will be marching is several parades during the summer months and will publish the dates and locations shortly.  Plan on joining us at the Independence Day Parade in Lansing on July 4, 2020!  

  • For more information please contact: 


       Dorothy Engelman  or Laura Smith

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