Women’s History Month Celebration

Sat., March 9 • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we hope you’ll join us for an all-day, multigenerational civics education event!

The morning session (10:00 am to 1:00 pm) is geared toward elementary through eighth-grade students and will feature round-robin sessions with our collaborators, a hands-on art project with Raw Art Works, and a boxed lunch.

The keynote speaker is Laurie Ann Thompson, author of Be a Changemaker: How to Start Something that Matters! Her Zoom presentation begins at 1:00 pm.

The afternoon session (1:00 to 4:00 pm) is for high school and college students. It will feature a presentation by Fredie Kay, Founder & President of Suffrage100MA, as well as a panel discussion facilitated by Pattye Comfort, LWVMA Executive Director:

  • “Youth Changers!” with Lena Crowley, Director of Teen and Middle School Programs, Girls, Inc. of Lynn
  • “What it Takes to Run for Office” with Nicole McClain, Councilor At-Large for the City of Lynn, and Adriana Paz, Campaign Manager.
  • “Standing in our power, women of color leading Change” with Gail Jackson Blount, Chief Development and Communications Officer, Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center.

LynnMuseum/LynnArts is proud to partner with the League of Women Voters (LWV), Girls Inc. of Lynn, LWV Marblehead, LWV Salem, MA Women of Color Coalition, Northshore Juneteenth Association, Inc., Raw Art Works, and Suffrage100MA.