FCSW Commissioner Eccleston hosts Secretary Lee, Florida Suffrage Tea Time
Commissioner Sophia Eccleston hosts Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee for Florida Suffrage Tea Time, a monthly livestreaming series of fun and informative interviews, presentations, and discussions commemorating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment. In this episode, Secretary Lee chronicles the Women’s Suffrage Movement and highlights the Florida women and men who fought for women’s right to vote. Next, Commissioner Eccleston engages Secretary Lee in a conversation about participating in the election process, getting informed about candidates, and casting votes during an election impacted by pandemic. Watch also to hear about upcoming events in Florida commemorating this monumental milestone in the fight for women’s rights and about options available to Florida voters for exercising the hard won right to vote this year.
Florida Suffrage Tea Time is a series of virtual monthly fun and informative interviews, presentations, and discussions on the Woman’s Suffrage Movement. 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment which enfranchises US citizens regardless of sex. For 70 years, women throughout the United States fought at the state and national levels for their right to vote, and on August 18, 1920, US women won a huge battle with the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Join us throughout 2020 and 2021 in our commemoration of this monumental historic event.
Visit floridasuffrage100.org to watch a replay of this and other past Florida Suffrage Tea Times and for more information about the Florida Women’s Suffrage Movement and how the state is celebrating. Follow FloridaSuffrage100 on Facebook and Twitter for up-to-date details on all things Florida Suffrage.