Jeanette Rankin” will be portrayed by Living History Presenter Carol Simon Levin on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 1:00-2:30 pm at The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC, 775 Talamini Road, Bridgewater, NJ. The fee is $5.00.
Jeanette Rankin is America’s first female member of Congress. Learn about the intertwined stories of women’s suffrage activism, war service, and the political calculus that finally brought the support of President Wilson, the U.S. Congress, and state legislatures to achieve passage of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. Carol Simon Levin brings to life the lost stories of forgotten women throughout the state of NJ. She strives to create exciting programs that engage her audience’s interests and expands their horizons. When she is not impersonating famous women, she is a Youth Services Librarian, author, storyteller and program presenter based in Bridgewater.
Sponsor: Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties