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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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19th Amendment Giving Circle established by Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s great-great-granddaughter

July 19, 2015 Today is the 167th anniversary of the of the first Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, NY., held on July 19-20 in 1848. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, one of the most prominent suffragists in US history, drafted the “Declaration of Sentiments” adopted at that convention, which is
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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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5 Reasons Why I Support the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial (And Why You Should, Too!)

By Lauriane Lebrun 1.  The Suffragists Deserve It. Seriously.        Anyone who successfully maneuvers the long, arduous process of getting a constitutional amendment passed probably deserves a memorial to begin with.  After all, most people are not particularly fond of change, so convincing an entire nation to
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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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A haunted ghost tour raises money for Suffragist Memorial

On the evening of Saturday, March 28, in historic Occoquan, Va., a group of TPSMA volunteers and Board members braved the freezing temperatures to join in a ghost walk led by Kay Pietrewicz, owner of Haunted Occoquan Tours. Kay generously donated 25% of ticket sales to benefit the Turning Point Suffragist
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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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TPSMA Honorary Board Members

Introducing… The distinguished members of the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial’s newly appointed Honorary Board. Clara L. Adams-Ender Brigadier General Clara L. Adams-Ender, US Army, Retired, is Executive Director of Caring about People with Enthusiasm (CAPE) Legacy Fund, Inc., a nonprofit foundation
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A Grand Thank You: 2015 Campaign Launch

2015 Campaign: A “Grand” Thank You; Memorialize the Suffragists Thank you so very much for helping raise the initial funds for the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial. You have taken on a most important role to ensure that we properly honor the suffragists who knew extraordinary steps were needed to win
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