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Celebrating the 170th anniversary of the women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848 and the 98th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (woman suffrage) 1920.

You are invited to celebrate WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY

Gainesville, Florida 2018

Featured Speaker

Dr. Lynn Leverty

Assistant Director,  Academic Programs

Bob Graham Center for Public Service

University of Florida

Date:   Saturday, 25 August 2018, 11:30 a.m.

Wyndham Garden Conference Center

2900 SW 13th Street

Gainesville, Florida

2018 Recipient of Friends of Susan B. Anthony Award

Dr. Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons,

Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion,

University of Florida,

for her work in the areas of civil rights in the U.S

as well as international human rights and peace

Dr. Leverty’s talk, “Women on the Run: Changing the Face of Elected Office,” will address the much discussed phenomenon of record numbers of women running for elected office this fall, and its significance, on both the national and local level.

Last Year’s Major Sponsors

Alachua County Library District; Altrusa International; American Association of University Women, Gainesville Branch; Baha’is of Gainesville; Beltram Peace Center; Gainesville Quakers Religious Society of Friends; Girls State; League of Women Voters, Alachua County/Gainesville; National Women’s Liberation; SFC Displaced Homemaker Program, Focus on the Future; Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship, Social Justice Council; UNA/USA, Gainesville; UF Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research; Visionaires; Women’s Economic Development Center, Inc.; Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Please wear your Susan B. Anthony pin, “Women Count – Vote” and be sure to give us your email address to facilitate communication and delivery of next year’s invitation. Donations of any amount appreciated (since we have no membership dues) – full co-sponsorship: $30 or more. Visit

Luncheon reservations will be available online and by mail in July.

Luncheon Reservations can be made online at our EventBrite page

Click here for a printable invitation