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HARD WON. NOT DONE. Public Invited to Hear Diverse Panel Discuss Winning, Extending and Defending Voting Rights

August 25, 2020

HARD WON. NOT DONE. Public Invited to Hear Diverse Panel Discuss Winning, Extending and Defending Voting Rights

Portland, Maine: HARD WON. NOT DONE: Public Invited to Hear Diverse Panel Discuss Winning, Extending and Defending Voting Rights. Free Virtual Live Program: August 26 at 3:00 pm.

"Everyone today who is fighting for access to the ballot is a direct heir of the suffrage movement. We all have a role to play in making sure that this November's elections include every eligible voter." ~ Anna Kellar (LWVME)

Leigh Saufley, former Maine Chief Justice, will moderate a virtual panel discussion HARD WON. NOT DONE: Winning, Extending and Defending Voting Rights on Wednesday, August 26 at 3:00 pm. The public is invited to participate in this free program by registering on bit.ly/hardwonnotdone.

Co-hosted by Maine Historical Society, Maine Suffrage Centennial Collaborative, Girl Scouts of Maine, League of Women Voters of Maine, and ACLU of Maine, HARD WON. NOT DONE commemorates the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in the US. It features a diverse panel of leaders who will discuss how women won the vote, who was left out, ongoing efforts to ensure universal suffrage, and the security of the November 2020 election.

Featured panelists: Maulian Dana (Penobscot Nation Tribal Ambassador); Alison Beyea (Executive Director, ACLU of Maine); Krystal Williams (Attorney, Bernstein Shur); Anna Kellar (Executive Director, League of Women Voters of Maine); and Anne Gass (Author and Historian.)

For more information, visit MHS Programs & Events page.

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