Fri, Aug 25|
The Glass City Center
2023 NWOhio Women's Equality Day
For the 5th annual Northwest Ohio Women’s Equality Day, we are planning to organize a Women’s Town Hall Meeting with our local women’s community and leaders on the status of women and girls in our region.
Time & Location
Aug 25, 2023, 2:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
The Glass City Center , 401 Jefferson Ave, Toledo, OH 43604, USA
About the Event
Town Hall on the Status of Women
In conjunction with the 5thAnnual NW Ohio Women’s Equality Day
The Glass City Center, Friday, August 25, 2 pm
For the 5th annual Northwest Ohio Women’s Equality Day, we are planning to organize a Women’s Town Hall Meeting with our local women’s community and leaders on the status of women and girls in our region. With a focus on human rights as women’s rights, a discussion surrounding the areas of inclusion & access, justice, and security (health, safety, and economic empowerment of women and their families).
2 pm to 3:30 pm Listening Session: Table Topics with Leaders & Community-at-large
3:30 pm to 4 pm Gathering notes for Town Hall
4 pm to 4:30 pm Networking and appetizers
4:30 pm to 5 pm Welcome and Introduction
5 pm to 6:30 pm Women’s Town Hall
6:30 pm Let’s Dance-cocktails hour.
What is Women’s Equality Day?
Women’s Equality Day recognizes the passage of the 19th Amendment extending voting rights to women in 1920. This event culminated in a 72-year, peaceful campaign that had its formal beginnings in 1848 at the world’s first women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York. Even though the 19th Amendment extended voting rights to women, only white women were allowed to exercise voting. Despite this important constitutional amendment, women in the US have continued to face various barriers based on their intersectional identities. Gender, race, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, nationality, language, and religion are determinant factors in shaping women’s experiences, which is why it is essential for women in Greater Toledo to discuss how gender-based oppression intersects with other forms of discrimination. Women of Toledo is committed to honoring the legacy of women’s movements by continuing to address how we can reach equality for all people.
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Start at 2 pm to 7:30 pm. Get the full experience of 2023 Women's Equality Day. This includes admission to all 3 sessions, appetizers, drink tickets, and swag!Price$50.00
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