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100 Year Women's Suffrage Celebration and Events

On Thursday January 16, Indiana observed the 100 year anniversary of it's ratification of the 19th Amendment. It was an exciting and meaningful day, with special events at the Statehouse with Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch, historian Anita Morgan, Girl Scouts of Central Indiana and the Capital City Chorus, followed by a special resolution in the Indiana General Assembly. 

Throughout 2020, women across the state will be joining together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote. With this commemoration, Girl Scouts of Central Indiana is very excited to be able to offer programs to our Girl Scouts that not only commemorate this anniversary but also the opportunity to educate girls on what this means, how it pertains to them and the world they live in, and participate in new career opportunities that are now available for women because of moments in history like this.

We hope to have Girl Scouts from all over central Indiana join us in these exciting program opportunities during 2020.


 

Indiana Women's Suffrage Patch for CSA (Virtual) Registration

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Women's Suffrage in 2020, Women4Change, Indiana @IUPUI and the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana collaborated on The Indiana Women's Suffrage Patch. Through earning this patch, Girl Scouts will explore the United States suffragette movement of the early 1900s through an intersectional lens, learning about the history, connecting the events to their own experiences, and creating projects that promote community discussion.

We are excited to have Anita Morgan as a guest speaker who is a published author on the subject. This program is specifically designed for Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors. Cost of the program includes the Indiana Women's Suffrage patch.

Location: Virtual

Zoom link will be sent a few days before the program begins.

Contact Mandy Mongomery

 
$6.00 per Girl Scout
$1.00 per adult


 

Suffrage block party

Virtual Block Party

Our friends at the Indiana Historical Society are hosting a virtual Suffrage Centennial Block Party with FREE limited-edition bags to get you ready to party! To request a toolkit and learn more about this online event celebrating the 100th anniversary of women voting in Indiana, visit the website today!


Centennial Patch

Girl Scout Rangers & the 19th Amendment

The National Park Service and Girl Scouts of the USA are commemorating the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment with a limited-edition commemorative patch, activity guideactivity logcertificate and special awards. The Girl Scout Ranger 19th Amendment Patch Program will enhance Girl Scouts’ understanding of the significance of the 19th Amendment which removed the gender restriction to voting and granted many women the right to vote. Celebrate the advances that resulted from the suffrage movement and key historical figures who were involved.




The 19th Amendment was a significant step for women’s civil rights in our country, but there were still many women, including women of color, who were discriminated against and denied access to the ballot. This patch program encourages girls to explore the history of women’s suffrage, the 19th Amendment, and how important it is to participate in our nation’s civic conversations.