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Celebrating the 19th Amendment: Women’s Rights Here and Abroard

2019 Fall Symposium

8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Nebraska Innovation Campus Room: Conference Center
21021 Transformation Drive
Lincoln NE
Patricia Saldana, (402) 416-1543,
Join us in commemorating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that granted women the right to vote. Hear about the history of the struggles for women’s suffrage; the impact of women in elections over the past century, as well as women’s involvement in elective office; and the status of women’s rights on a global scale.

The keynote speaker will be Rhoda Howard-Hassmann, professor emeritus at the Wilfrid Laurier University in Hamilton, Ontario. Dr. Howard-Hassmann has written several significant books and articles on international women’s rights. She was also so a consultant for the creation of UNL’s undergraduate program in human rights.

This event is open to the public. Membership is not required.
Registration Deadline: Friday, October 11
Cost: $20 includes lunch. Cancellation after the registration deadline will be non-refundable. Please contact the OLLI office if you have specific dietary restrictions.

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This event originated in Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.