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2020 19th Amendment Centennial Celebration

2020 marks the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. While this is a special year deserving of celebrations, it also a time to reflect on challenges within the movement, such as the struggle that continued for women of color to access their right to vote.

Ready to discover history? Get started with these activities and events led by Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast.

Women's Centennial and Women's Equality Day Virtual Watch Party

This isn't a watch party that you want to miss! Hear from distinguished women on the importance of civic engagement and continuing the fight for gender equality. Register Now >>

New Patches.

Introducing new Explore patches for Women’s Suffrage in Virginia and North Carolina. Girls are invited to discover, connect, and take action in exploring the history, challenges, and accomplishments of women who fought for the right to vote. Currently, girls are encouraged to particiate virtually. If you need help finding resources, please reach out to your troop leader for support!

Women’s Equality Day: Women’s Journey to the Vote!

Join us on August 30th as we partner with local libraries to showcase exhibits honoring Women’s Equality Day and the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote. Girls are invited to create displays showcasing their experience earning the Women’s Suffrage Patch, what they learned, and a suffrage timeline. After girls complete the Discover and Connect components of the patch, this event will allow them to complete the Take Action component and receive the patch. Apply here

Engage. Develop. Guide. Empower. (E.D.G.E) Leadership Journey is coming this fall for Seniors and Ambassadors!

This year-long program aims to build future leaders who have the transferable skills and networks needed for pursuing successful careers as civically engaged citizens. This program will consist of monthly gatherings broken up into semesters of workshops, mentorships, speakers, and events.