Important Dates

Seneca Falls Convention

July 19, 2020. In 1848 the Seneca Falls Convention convened in Seneca Falls, New York

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Ratification of the 19th Amendment

August 13, 2020. In 1920 Ratification of the 19th Amendment is completed declaring that “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.”

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Optional Suffrage Celebration

August 22-26, 2020. Optional Suffrage Celebration

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Organic Act

August 25, 2020. The Organic Act was signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916, officially establishing the National Park Service.

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– National Park Service Anniversary

August 25, 2020. - National Park Service Anniversary

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19th Amendment – U.S. Constitution.

August 26, 2020. In 1920, the 19th Amendment was officially adopted into the U.S. Constitution.

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Women’s Equality Day

August 26, 2020. Women’s Equality Day

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GFWC Preforming Arts Month

September 1-30, 2020. GFWC Preforming Arts Month

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International Literacy Day

September 8, 2020. International Literacy Day

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2020 GFWC New York Convention

September 11-13, 2020. 2020 GFWC New York Convention

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Blog

June 29

GFWC Volunteers in Action: Women’s Club of Farmingdale (New York), and GFWC Woman’s League of the Lowcountry (South Carolina)

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Success For Survivors Scholarship

Each year, GFWC awards scholarships to help intimate partner abuse survivors obtain a post-secondary education that offers a chance to reshape their future by securing employment and gaining personal independence.

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