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Happy #ChineseNewYear!

To celebrate, we’re sharing this article about suffragist Mabel Ping-Hua Lee. Lee fought for the 19th Amendment, but was tragically denied the vote after its passage due to the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. Read more here:
https://t.co/3VSVPf8OHh https://t.co/myGvRG5hyt
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#DidYouKnow the US suffrage movement also had international impacts?

For example, #OTD in 1928 US National Woman’s Party members joined Cuban suffragists to get women’s rights into the 6th International Conference of American States meeting.

Read more: https://t.co/v0iBGGiBnl https://t.co/h0307G4lUd
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NJ Women Vote
Happy #ChineseNewYear!

To celebrate, we’re sharing this article about suffragist Mabel Ping-Hua Lee. Lee fought for the 19th Amendment, but was tragically denied the vote after its passage due to the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. Read more here:
https://nextshark.com/mabel-lee-womens-suffrage-pioneer/
NJ Women Vote
NJ Women Vote
#DidYouKnow the US suffrage movement also had international impacts?

For example, #OTD in 1928 US National Woman’s Party members joined Cuban suffragists to get women’s rights into the 6th International Conference of American States meeting.

Read more: https://www.nps.gov/articles/the-internationalist-history-of-the-us-suffrage-movement.htm
NJ Women Vote
NJ Women Vote
#OTD in 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to gain a medical degree in the U.S.

Blackwell's accomplishment played a key role in the Suffrage Movement: it helped show the public that women were equal to men, & should therefore share equal opportunities, like voting.
NJ Women Vote
NJ Women Vote
"I vote to make an impact on the future of our country & local community."

Linda Coppinger, Alice Paul Institute Board of Directors Chair, shared with us that she votes to make a difference locally and nationally.

Let us know why you vote with the hashtag #WomenVoteWednesday!
NJ Women Vote
NJ Women Vote
This #TransformationTuesday, we're reflecting on how a century later, activists continue to draw inspiration from their suffragist foremothers.
For example #OTD in 2017, millions of women used the tactics of suffragists to organize the first Women's March on Washington! #WomensMarch
NJ Women Vote
NJ Women Vote
It’s #MotivationMonday, so we’re sharing this quote from Harriot Stanton Blatch.

Born #OTD in 1856, Harriot was the daughter of suffragist Elizabeth Cady Stanton. A suffragist herself, Harriot is known specifically for recruiting working class women into the suffrage movement.