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Suffrage Discussion at Jesup Library
June 18 @ 7:00 pm
On June 18 at the Jesup Memorial Library, join Rhea Cote Robbins, Maulian Dana and Anna Keller for a panel discussion about how the passing of the 19th Amendment was both an incredible feat but also incomplete in its mission. While many people campaigned for the 19th Amendment, many of these same people could still not vote until many years later. Côté Robbins is a founder and executive director of the Franco-American Women’s Institute, which is an organization to promote awareness about the contributions of Franco-American women to the culture, their families and the communities they live in.
Dana is a Penobscot Tribal Citizen and serves as the appointed ambassador for the Nation. She was appointed by chief and council in 2017 and reappointed to a four-year term in 2018. This position serves as the government relations representative for local, state and federal governments. Keller is the executive director of the League of Women Voters Maine.
For more information, call the library at 288-4245.