Johnson City TN Suffrage Centennial Celebration

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Definition and Mission: The Centennial Celebration Coalition is an inclusive, non-partisan alliance honoring the history of the Women’s Suffrage Movement focused on the Johnson City and Tennessee  stories. Our objectives are to educate our community and celebrate the winning of Women’s franchise.

Definition and Mission: An inclusive, non-partisan alliance honoring the history of the Women’s Suffrage Movement focused on the Tennessee and Johnson City stories. Our objectives are to educate our community and celebrate the winning of Women’s franchise.

2/4/2020

Click link below to view Johnson City Press article published February 4, 2020:

Johnson City Press

2/6/2020

Linda Good discusses the Coalition's mission to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Women's Suffrage and celebrate the women who fought for the right to vote. Aired on Daytime Tri-Cities February 6, 2020.

2/5/2020

To view the WJHL segment on the Johnson City Suffrage Coalition's plans to honor the history of local women who participated in the suffrage movement click the following link: wjhl.com

10/4/2019

Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration members perform a brief skit at the Johnson City Commission meeting Thursday October 3rd at City Hall.

Johnson City Press

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2/29/2020

Our celebration and fund raising event, Vibes and Votes, at the Willow Tree Coffee House and Music Room was a great success and enjoyed by all in attendance. Our gratitude goes out to the performing artists, silent auction contributors, and volunteers who assisted with the event from planning to cleanup. Click here to read the Johnson City Press article.

April 21, 2020

The Johnson City Suffrage Celebration Coalition celebratory and educational events previously scheduled throughout 2020 will be rescheduled. However, the legacy project, a mural in the downtown area, is scheduled for public reveal in the fall of this year. The mural design and description are on the MURAL page. 

 

Other event rescheduling considerations include the availability of testing, tracking, and immunizations for Covid-19. Rescheduled events will be publicized with plenty of advance notice.

May 4, 2020

Progress update on the mural: The first panel is complete!  By clicking here you can take a look at the amazing work of our talented artist Ellen Elmes. For more information on Ellen visit : https://www.ellenelmes.com/