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TPSMA Launches National University Campus Affiliates Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2015 CONTACT: Whitney G. Stohr 509-844-1185 wstohr@suffragistmemorial.org www.suffragistmemorial.org TPSMA Launches National University Campus Affiliates Program Virginia non-profit raising funds to construct national memorial honoring women suffragists invites individual college
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How Do Millennial Women Feel About the Women’s Suffrage Movement?

By Lauriane Lebrun Before I became an intern for the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association, I didn’t spend much time thinking about the history of women’s voting rights.  I had seen Iron Jawed Angels (2004) and learned some basic facts about the suffrage movement in school.  Yet, until recently, I was
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What is Empowerment?

By Lauriane Lebrun Empowerment.  From “empower” (em-pou-er). “1) To give power or authority to; authorize, especially by legal or official means. 2) To enable or permit.” I have been thinking about this word a lot.  As one will find in the design plans for the Turning Point Suffragist
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7 Suffragist Men and the Importance of Allies

By Lauriane Lebrun Male allies were vital to the success of the women’s suffrage movement.  As members of a privileged group, men had the advantage of being influential and respected in most areas, especially at the polls and in government.  While some used this against the suffragists, others reasoned that giving
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TPSMA welcomes members of the new Honorary Board of Directors

The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association welcomed members of the new Honorary Board of Directors during a dinner celebration on May 21, 2015 in Occoquan, Virginia, near the site of the planned memorial. The members of the Honorary Board will help TPSMA raise awareness about the memorial and support its
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Nominate Trailblazing Women for TPSMA Silent Sentinel Award

Call for Nominations! The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association requests nominations for the 2015 Silent Sentinel Award, honoring someone who has been instrumental in advocating for women’s rights in the United States. The award highlights and honors outstanding individuals who share common traits
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Nominate Trailblazing Women for TPSMA Silent Sentinel Award

Call for Nominations The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association requests nominations for the 2015 Silent Sentinel Award, honoring someone who has been instrumental in advocating for women’s rights in the United States. The award highlights and honors outstanding individuals who share common traits with
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Wash. WTOP news article features TPSM, Honorary Board member Edith Mayo

Check this out:  A recent article on wtop, New Memorial to Suffragettes Along the Occoquan, by Max Smith (@amaxsmith), featuring TPSM Honorary Board member Edith Mayo. WASHINGTON — March is Women’s History Month, and while some question the need for the annual event, others in the Washington area have first-hand
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January 2015: Suffragist of the Month

Meet TPSM‘s January 2015 Suffragist of the Month: Cora Week Cora Week was an artist from New York City.  She was engaged with the National Woman’s Party (NWP) at several key events.  She was among those who came to Alice Paul’s window at the DC Jail on November 9, 1917, to communicate with their leader […]
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December 2014: Suffragist of the Month

TPSM’s December 2014 Suffragist of the Month: Elizabeth Stuyvesant Formerly of Cincinnati, she lived in New York City and was a professional dancer. She came from a family in which duty to country was valued.  Her great-grandfather died in the Revolutionary War, her grandfather in the Civil War, and her
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