FOR PUBLIC POLICY INITIATIVES

WOMEN IN POLITICS: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE

A Conference Commemorating the Centennial of Women's Suffrage in NYS

 In April 2017, The Benjamin Center at SUNY New Paltz, in collaboration with the FDR Presidential Library & Museum, the League of Women Voters of NYS and others, presented



PAST

1917: How Did Women Win the Vote in NYS?

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 After the Vote: Women in Social & Political Movements

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PRESENT

Women @ Work 2017 NYS Views on Women (VOW) Poll

 


 Women in Government Today 

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FUTURE

The Limits of Suffrage in a Liberal Democracy

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Women in NYS: The Unfinished
Agenda

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KEYNOTES

Barbara Smith Keynote Address: Which Way Forward? Freedom Organizing in the 21st Century

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: 100 Years of NY Suffrage

A Conversation with Allida Black & Anne Lewis: Eleanor Roosevelt, the Politician & Woman Suffrage Stories of Success: Women Winning & Leading