Celebrating the Centennial Ratification of the 19th Amendment

New York State Women Legislative Caucus

Welcome to The New York Hilton, Manhattan, NY

Thursday, JULY 23rd, 2020

10:00am  -  6:30pm


Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan Borough President


• Michele Jones Galvin - (3x) Great Grandniece of Harriet Tubman

• Kenneth B. Morris Jr. - (3x) Great Grandson of Frederick Douglass • Alice McCoy - (3x) Great Granddaughter of John Brown

• Manuela Roosevelt - Wife of David Roosevelt (FDR & Eleanor)

• Women’s Campaign School at Yale, 1- Day Candidate Training “Boot Camp” (by invite only-please inquire)

• Legacy Day Program, Featuring a Meet & Greet with the Legacy Co-Chairs & Ancestry/Genealogy-related panel discussions & Book signings

• Afternoon Tea Talk, Featuring Ellen Easton, Tea Aficionado

• Dinner on your own

• Opening Reception, Centennial Celebration (RSVP required) (not included with conf registration)


New York Lieutenant Governor, Kathy Hochul welcome address at the Seneca Falls Revisited Conference

Remembering Bella

Friday, JULY 24th, 2020

8:00am - 8:00pm 

Posthumous Birthday Celebration NYC Congresswoman Bella Abzug | The Centennial Celebration of the 19th Amendment

• Morning Plenary

• Welcome, Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer

• Harold Holzer, The Political Bella & The Roosevelt Family Legacy

• Ruth Hassell-Thompson – The triumphs and defeats of 20th century political women

• Keynote, Liz Abzug - “Remembering Bella in the context of 21st century Feminism”

• Panel - Advantages of Rank Choice Voting - What does this mean for Women Candidates?

• Lunch & Hat pageant

• Afternoon Breakouts – 6 breakout sessions (3 concurrent - 45 mins)

• TBA The Wing, The relevance and history of Women’s social clubs

• Vanessa Herman, Discussing Opportunities for political engagement for students in Higher


• Military TBA, Moving the dial from rank and file to heroine

• Modern Day philanthropy, How can women access the Capital needed for Entrepreneurial


• Social Justice topic, TBA

• Roundtable discussion, TBA

  • Afternoon Plenary

• Keynote Speaker, Loida Lewis, Women & Power - 21st Century thinking

• Acknowledgement of Hunter College 150th Anniversary, Zeta Phi Beta Centennial


• Dinner on your own

• Denim & Pearls Dinner-Dance (Sadie Hawkins Empowerment Dance, cohosted by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority (not included with conf registration)


SHEroes Day™️

Saturday, JULY 25th, 2020

8:00am - 7:00pm

• Morning Plenary

• Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan Borough President, Opening Remarks

• Keynote, Racial Justice ...Are we there yet?

• Morning Roundtable Panel discussion - The future of Tech & Women

• Youth Speak - Roundtable TBA - A Candid Discussion about Economics and The

opportunity agenda for the youth marketplace

• Networking Lunch

• Afternoon Workshop

2 concurrent Town Hall Meetings - Topics TBA

• Solutions needed - Women & Domestic Violence

• Solutions needed - A Candid look at the Opportunity Agenda

for Women

• Solution needed - Reproductive: Whose Right to choose and

how are women coping with this retrograde? • Dinner on your own

2020 Seneca Falls Conference For 3 Days

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