2019 Seneca Falls Revisited Conference

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Program

08/25/2019

Welcome to Saratoga Springs, NY

10am - 11pm

The Gideon Putnam Hotel

+ Event Details

08/25/2019

Welcome to Saratoga Springs, NY

10am - 11am

Conference Registration 

Gideon Putnam Hotel


11:30am-12:30pm 

Historical Tour 

Suffrage and other Sites in Saratoga Springs

Host: Saratoga Springs Historical Society


1pm 

Ladies  Day at the Saratoga Race Course 

Followed by  


2:30pm  -  4:30pm 

Welcome Reception & Ice Cream Social at Race Course, Venue: TBA 

Host: J. Gary Pretlow, Assemblymember & Chair, Standing Committee on Racing and Wagering 


6:00pm - 7:00pm 

Late Conference Registration

Gideon Putnam Hotel


8:00pm - 11:00pm 

Black & White Retro (Formal) Ball

Gideon Putnam Hotel

Black & White Retro Ball, Host: Hon. Gale Brewer & Cal Snyder

(Attire: circa 1869 or Formal – all Black or all White) 

10am - 11pm

The Gideon Putnam Hotel

08/26/2019

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

6:30am - 6pm

The Gideon Putnam Hotel

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08/26/2019

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

6:30am - 7:30am 

Morning Exercise

Gideon Hotel


Floor-Barre®️ Exercise With Camille Rommett

Founder & Executive Director, Zena Rommett 

Floor-Barre Foundation, NYC


Tae Boe & Cardio Kick Boxing with 

Shireen Nelson

Healthcare Professional  


8:00am - 9:00am 

Registration/Continental Breakfast

Gideon Putnam Hotel


9:00am - 11:00am 

Morning Plenary


Hon.  Meg Kelly

Mayor, Saratoga Springs 

Welcome & Presentation of Proclamation


Coline Jenkins, President 

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Trust

Descendant of  Elizabeth Cady Stanton 

Topic: Welcome to the 19th Century


Susan Goodier, Ph.D.

Professor, SUNY Oneonta College  &  Author 
Topic: Women of Color and the Suffrage movement


Kenneth B.  Morris, Jr.

Co-Founder of The Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives

Descendant of Frederick Doglass & Booker T. Washington

Topic: Remembering Frederick Douglass 


Annette Ramos,  Latina “x” Storyteller

Executive Director, The Rochester Latino Theatre Company Topic: A Suffrage thought from the past 


Keynote Speaker 

Sally Roesch Wagner,  Ph.D

Professor, Author, Lecturer, Activist & 

Founder and Executive Director  

The Matilda Joslyn Gage Center for Social Justice  

Topic: The Suffrage Convention Years, 1869-1917


12:00 Noon - 1:30pm

Lunch 

Gideon Putnam  Hotel


2:00pm - 4:00pm

Afternoon Workshops


Hon. Gale Brewer

Manhattan Borough President 

Topic: 21st Century Civic Engagement - 

What have we learned from Suffrage? 


Panel:

Katherine Pichardo-Erskine

Amber McReynolds 

Joyce Pittman, Ph.D.


Tracey Fountain

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense 

Albany Chapter

Topic: Everything is Connected…. 

Building a Solution to Gun Violence


Dr. Susan Goodier, Ph.D.

Professor, SUNY Oneonta College & Author

Topic: “Seeking and Seeing Black Women in the NYS Suffrage Movement: Hester Whitehurst Jeffrey.” 


Barbara Ortiz Howard

Founder, Women On 20s 

Topic: Why America Needs Harriet Tubman on the US $20 Now! 

Panel: 

Dyani Brown 

Desiree Jordan

Karen D. Hill

Joyce Whitby 


Kenneth  B.  Morris,  Jr.

Co-Founder of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives.  Descendant of Frederick Douglass & Booker T. Washington Topic: “History, Human Rights, and the Power of One” 


4:00pm

Afternoon Plenary


Tracey Fountain 

Mom’s Demand Action for Gun Sense,  Albany  Chapter

Topic: Statement on Gun Violence


Pam Elam

President, Monumental Women

Topic: Capturing our Heroines in Statues across the United States 


Keynote Speaker 

Barbara McGraw, JD, PhD. 

Professor & Director, Center for Engaged Religious Pluralism, School of Liberal Arts, St. Mary’s College of CA San Francisco 

Topic: 1869-1919 - The limitations and challenges women faced & ways religion played a role.


Stephanie Pinto 

2019 Seneca Falls Revisited Host Committee

Daily Recap & Session Conclusion

6:30am - 6pm

The Gideon Putnam Hotel

08/27/2019

SHEroes™️ Day

6:30am - 6pm

The Gideon Putnam Hotel

+ Event Details

08/27/2019

SHEroes™️ Day

6:30am - 7:30am

 Morning Exercise

Gideon Putnam  Hotel


Floor-Barre®️ Exercise With Camille Rommett

Founder & Executive Director, Zena Rommett 

Floor-Barre Foundation, NYC


Tae Boe & Cardio Kick Boxing with 

Shireen Nelson

Healthcare Professional  

8:00am - 9:00am 

Registration/Continental Breakfast

Gideon Putnam  Hotel


9:00am - 11:00am 

Morning Plenary


Hon. Gale Brewer

Manhattan Borough President 

Welcome & Today’s Call to Action for Political and other Women 


Carolyn Maloney, Congresswoman 

New York's 12th congressional district

Topic: Federal Update on Women’s Advocacy 


Vanessa J. Herman

Assistant Vice President, Pace University 

Topic: Advocating for students involvement in the political process


Beverly Cooper Neufeld

Founder & President, PowHerNY 

Topic: New York State Legislative Accomplishments for Women 


Deborah Devedjian

Founder and Chief Citizen’s Officer

Topic: Introducing TheChisel


Keynote Speaker, Cythnia Terrell

Founder & Executive Director, RepresentWomen 

Topic: A Roll Call of Success of Today’s Elected Women


12:00 Noon - 1:30pm

Lunch

Gideon Putnam Hotel


1:30pm - 2:00pm 

SPECIAL WORKSHOP with

Deborah  Devedjian

Founder & Chief Citizens’ Officer, TheChisel

TheChisel,  A Critical Thinking Exercise - 

Task-oriented Solutions


2:00pm

Afternoon  Plenary,  Gideon Putnam Hotel


Bridie Farrell

CEO & Co-Founder, NY Loves Kids Inc.

Topic: Discipline, Dedication, and Smart Decisions: Lessons from Athlete, Advocate, and Survivor Bridie Farrell


Ruth Hassell-Thompson 

Special Advisor to the Governor for Policy &  Community Affairs of NYS Homes & Community Renewal 

Topic: A Tribute to this Modern Movement & The Value of Mentorship 


Amber McReynolds 

Executive Director, National Vote At Home Institute & Former Director of Elections for the City & County of Denver, Colorado      Topic: When women vote… 


Keynote Speaker, Joyce Pittman, Ph.D.

Clinical Professor, Drexel University

School of Education -  Center for Pedagogical Innovation      Topic: Globalizing Women’s Empowerment in a Digital World 


Daily summary

Stephanie Pinto 

2019 Seneca Falls Revisited Host Committee 


Acknowledgements & Conference 

Conclusion

Sharon Nelson, CEO 

Civically  Re-Engaged  Women (CREW)

Henrietta Lyle, Executive Director 

2019 Seneca Falls Revisited Conference

CONCLUSION of the CONFERENCE

6:30am - 6pm

The Gideon Putnam Hotel