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.
Click link below to view Johnson City Press article published February 4, 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.
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
Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration members perform a brief skit at the Johnson City Commission meeting Thursday October 3rd at City Hall.
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.