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We find ourselves in an extraordinary times, and need to take extraordinary action. In order to do our part to keep everyone healthy, and still work on our mission the best we are able, the GKCWPC has made plans to operate virtually until the threat of the Corona virus is behind us.  All of our membership meetings, board meetings, fundraisers, etc. will be held online until we find ourselves in a healthier situation.


Rebecca Richardson
GKCWPC President
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100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment
29th Annual Torch Event


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Sex, Suffrage, and the Life of Helen Hamilton Gardener
Online Event Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 6:30 pm



Join Us for a Virtual Program
Thursday, August 27th

6:30 pm
Free Thinker: Sex, Suffrage, and the Extraordinary Life of
Helen Hamilton Gardener

Thursday, August 27th, 2020
Program: 6:30 pm

The Kansas City Public Library presents Author and award-winning historian Kimberly Hamlin

Watch the online presentation, co-presented by The Women’s Equality Coalition Live at


At 23, while serving as the youngest school principal in the state, Alice Chenoweth was excoriated in Ohio’s newspapers in 1876 for having an affair with the state’s married commissioner of common schools. Rather than retreat in shame, she changed her name, moved to New York City, and spent the rest of her life challenging the double standards of gender.

Helen Hamilton Gardner emerged as a key figure in the fight for women’s voting rights and, in the words of a fellow suffragist, “the most potent factor” in the passage and ratification of the 19thAmendment in 1920.Hamlin is an associate professor of history,global and intercultural studies at Miami (Ohio) University.



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