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Suffrage centennial kickoff celebration

We kicked off a year of commemorations celebrating 100 years since the 19th Amendment was adopted in 1920, enabling women to vote.

The kickoff event featured a live performance by Boston Children’s Chorus, and an original performance art piece by History At Play. We invited all to join in celebrating, with many dressing in all-white, wearing sashes, and donning suffrage colors purple and gold.

The event was free and open to the public.

5:00pm - 7:00pm
4 S Market Street
Boston, MA 02109
Price:
FREE; RSVP encouraged
Contact:
Ami Bennitt
Neighborhood:
Downtown
Posted:

Event information

Event information
  • Master of Ceremonies: Shirley Leung, The Boston Globe
  • Founder and President Women's Suffrage Celebration Coalition, Fredie Kay
  • Lt. Governor Karyn Polito
  • Senate President Karen Spilka
  • Founder and President Barbara Lee Family Foundation, Barbara Lee
  • Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, video welcome
  • Attorney General Maura Healey
  • House Speaker Robert DeLeo
  • Executive Director MassVote, Cheryl Clyburn Crawford
  • Framingham Mayor Yvonne Spicer
  • Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll
  • Author and Historian Barbara Berenson
  • Boston City Council President Andrea Campbell