FCSW Florida Suffrage Tea Time: Rightfully Hers Rightfully Hers in conjunction with the Florida Historic Capitol Museum with Tiffany Baker, Museum Director, Rachel Porter, Director of Research & Programing, and Commissioner Cara Perry The Florida Commission on the Status of Women is excited to continue our Florida Suffrage Tea Time, a virtual series of monthly…Details
2020 Women’s Hall of Fame Finalists! August 13, 2020 — The ten finalists for the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame, chosen by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women, have been announced and sent to Governor Ron DeSantis who will soon select the 2020 inductees into the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame. As is…Details
FCSW Florida Suffrage Tea Time: African American Women Leaders in the Suffrage Movement African American Women Leaders in the Suffrage Movement: A special celebration of the date that Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment in collaboration with Florida Humanities and Florida Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration Commission with Dr. Sharon Austin of…Details
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…Details
July, 2020 — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women announces the close of nominations for the 2020 Spirit of Community Awards. The commissioners look forward to reading about all the Florida women making a difference everyday in their communities.
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Spanish Flu and its Impact on Women’s Suffrage with Dr. Katheryn Steinhaus, Seminole State College and FCSW Commissioner Rachel Saunders Plakon The Florida Commission on the Status of Women, in partnership with the Florida Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission, is excited to announce Florida Suffrage Tea Time, a virtual series of monthly fun and informative interviews,…Details
A Woman’s Heart Local and National Black Women Leaders Discuss Racism, Impact, and Change FCSW is honored to host local and national Black women leaders for a discussion on racism, the impact of racism on black and brown communities, and effecting change as individuals, in communities, and throughout the nation. Join us on Tuesday, June…Details
FCSW Hosts Virtual Lunch and Learn: Covid-19 Impact Expert Panel Florida Commission on the Status of Women is committed to providing resources and information in support of the empowerment and success of women. FCSW Lunch and Learn sessions bring together commissioners, experts in their fields, advocates, and other community members to explore key issues concerning…Details
As the calendar turned to 2020, women across the nation anticipated celebrating the Women’s Suffrage Centennial and the great advances women have made over the last 100 years. However, the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic quickly and quietly turned back many women’s advancements, especially in the workplace. The economic and social impacts have been felt…Details