Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Right to Vote

November 1, 2019

November 1, 2019 marks 100 years since California ratified the 19th Amendment – however women had been voting in California since 1911!  The 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote but voter suppression discouraged and prevented specific groups from exercising their newfound right.

With more women elected to office than ever before, the role of women in politics and society is ever-changing. Assemblymember Dr. Shirley N. Weber and Dr. Huma Ahmed-Ghosh dive into the last hundred years and the future of civic engagement.