FCSW Florida Suffrage Tea Time August

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…

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FCSW Commissioner Eccleston hosts Secretary Lee, Florida Suffrage Tea Time

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…

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FCSW Announces Inaugural Florida Suffrage Tea Time

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,…

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FCSW Covid-19 Impact Expert Panel Lunch and Learn

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…

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FCSW Launches Covid-19 Impact Survey

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…

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FCSW Publishes “Voices of Florida Women” Report

Voices of Florida Women Florida is the country’s third largest state by population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The state has grown from approximately 13 million residents in 1990, to nearly 22 million in 2019, with continued growth expected. Women and girls make up 51.2% of Florida’s total population – approximately 10.9 million individuals…

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