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Women’s History Month Celebration

LWVMA was pleased to co-sponsor a civic engagement event for Middle School, High School, and College Students on Saturday, March 9th at the Lynn Musuem/LynArts.   The morning session was geared toward elementary through eighth grade students and featured round robin sessions with our collaborators, a hands-on art project with Raw Art Works and a boxed lunch.

Our keynote speaker was Laurie Ann Thompson, author of Be a Changemaker: How to Start Something that Matters!

The afternoon session was for high school and college students and featured this presentation by Fredie Kay, Founder & President of Suffrage100 MA  as well as panel discussion among the following panelists:

  • Youth Changers! with Lena Crowley, Director of Teen and Middle School Programs, Girls, Inc. of Lynn
  • What it Takes to Run for Office with Nicole McClain, Councilor At-Large for the City of Lynn and Adriana Paz, Campaign Manager.
  • Standing in our power, women of color leading Change with Gail Jackson-Blount, Jackson Communications and Vice President, Eastern Region, Massachusetts Women of Color Coalition (MAWOCC)

Click here to watch our interview with Lynn Community Televsion about the day.