WeWalk: Behind the Scenes of Opening the Way

Opening the Way is a walking tour celebrating women's history in downtown Manhattan. It is a multifaceted new project developed by the award-winning nonprofit organization Women's eNews. The walk honors the achievements of women such as Margaret Sanger, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Ida B. Wells -- 21 women in all. This blog has been created to update fans of the walk on its exciting developments and expansion. Please join us in revitalizing history that has been ignored or forgotten!

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Women's eNews Hosts "Opening the Way" With a Special Movie Screening for Women's Equality Day


    SUNDAY, AUGUST 28TH

Date: Sunday, August 28
Time: 11am Start, WeNews' Headquarters
Price: $20.00 Per Ticket

WeWalk for Equality

Join Women’s eNews to celebrate Women's Equality Day and discover women’s history in downtown Manhattan on a guide led walking tour.
The tour brings to life both famous and forgotten women and emphasizes their shared experience of overcoming obstacles in a society that, although always improving over time, was consistently unreceptive of their achievements.
The walks will be led by Women's eNews founder and Editor-in-chief Rita Henley Jensen and Women’s History Associate Angela Dallara and last a maximum of two hours. Limited to 40 tickets. 
RSVP: events@womensenews.org or purchase tickets online at: http://www.womensenews.org/donation

Women's Equality Day Screening: Iron Jawed Angels

   
Time: 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Join the celebrations for Women's Equality Day with a screening of Iron Jawed Angels, a film about three women who put their lives at risk to get women the vote in the suffrage movement starring Hilary Swank, Angelica Huston and Frances O'Connor.
 
Women in the United States were given the right to vote on August 26, 1920. Women's Equality Day exists in the U.S.A. to commemorate the giving of the vote to women throughout the country on an equal basis to men.
 
Women's eNews celebrates Women's Equality Day every year to continue the conversation around equality for women around the world today.
 
Iron Jawed Angels is a HBO film and appropriate for all ages. Lydia Dean Pilcher, a Women's eNews 21 Leader for the 21st Century 2005, was an executive-producer on the film.
 
Limited Seating, RSVP to events@womensenews.org

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