Voting Rights Programs for Students and Educators

Banner image with portraits of Sarah J.S. Tompkins Garnet and Mabel Lee, and image of Harriot Stanton Blatch and Rose Schneiderman

As we approach Election Day 2020, join the Museum of the City of New York for the following FREE Workshops for Educators and Adults and Students in grades 2–5 and 6–12. These virtual events will explore the women’s suffrage movement in NYC, the fight for full suffrage led by women of color, and the ongoing movement to expand voting rights today.  

Get informed and energized for Election Day by signing up for the Educator Workshop on October 27 or one of the Student Workshops on October 27, 29, and November 3.  

Educators, click here to view the resource sheet for the October 27 workshop that highlights featured MCNY exhibitions, sources, and lesson plans, as well as suggested readings for further exploration.

Advance registration required. 

Full credits for the image above from left to right: Sarah J.S. Tompkins Garnet, c. 1860, Courtesy of the Photographs and Print Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the New York Public Library / Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations; Mabel Lee, 1915, Courtesy of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections; Harriot Stanton Blatch and Rose Schneiderman, 1915, Courtesy of the Rose Schneiderman Collection, Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Archives, New York University.

Education programs in conjunction with Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics are made possible by The Puffin Foundation Ltd. 

Professional Learning programs are made possible in part by …a chance… fund, inc.

The Frederick A.O. Schwarz Education Center is endowed by grants from The Thompson Family Foundation Fund, the F.A.O. Schwarz Family Foundation, the William Randolph Hearst Endowment, and other generous donors.

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