Utah Podcasts Week, featuring Better Days 2020 and 'Hard Won, Not Done: Celebrating Voting Rights in Utah'
Hard Won, Not Done: Celebrating Voting Rights in Utah was a Better Days 2020 webinar held on July 30, 2020.
Hosted by BD2020 Historical Director Katherine Kitterman, the virtual discussion featured Dr. Kathleen Christy, Tarienne Mitchell, Amy Tanner Thiriot, and Dr. Jackie Thompson highlighting important Black women in Utah history who made our state a better place. Learn more about Elizabeth A. Taylor, Lucille Bankhead, Mignon Barker Richmond, Anna Belle Weakley, and Alberta Henry at www.utahwomenshistory.org/bios.
Fri-Sat, Aug. 21-22:
Utah's 19th Amendment Centennial Celebration - Memorial Open House on the grounds of Salt Lake City Council Hall, 300 N. State St., SLC. FREE. Reservation required. Hosted by Better Days 2020: "Celebrate 100 years of voting rights at the newly unveiled monument! Experience the monument during a two-day, crowd-controlled open house." Attendance will be limited to 50 guests an hour in accordance with state government guidelines. Click here to reserve your time to visit the monument, take photos, and enjoy activities highlighting Utah women.
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, enjoy a selection of storytellers representing a variety of historic figures, including Martha Hughes Cannon, Mignon Richmond, Emmeline B. Wells and Susan B. Anthony.
From 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., get a personalized and poetic suffrage postcard typed for yourself or a loved one.
Note that all activities take place outdoors. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:
Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones