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Voting Rights

Judy Frieze Wright

Judy Frieze Wright went to prison for her participation in Freedom Rides, but that was only the beginning of her career as an activist.

Vicki Gabriner

As a radical activist for civil rights, feminism, and an end to the Vietnam War, Vicki Gabriner risked her life to transform the country at a time of tremendous upheaval.

Gertrude Weil

A dedicated activist for women’s rights and racial equality, Gertrude Weil showed that local, small-scale political action could have far-reaching effects.

Rose Sanderson and Women's Suffragists, 1913

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Rose Sanderson and other women's suffragists demonstrate in February, 1913.
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Rose Sanderson and other women's suffragists demonstrate in February, 1913.

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A More Engaged Citizen Image

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A woman wearing a t-shirt with the slogan 'Outrageous Older Woman' is pictured holding a sign which reads "Vote as if your rights depend on it!" The image reads "Because of JWA I am a more engaged citizen."

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A woman wearing a t-shirt with the slogan 'Outrageous Older Woman' is pictured holding a sign which reads "Vote as if your rights depend on it!" The image reads "Because of JWA I am a more engaged citizen."

Beatrice L. Levi

Activist, innovator and visionary, Beatrice L. Levi has created educational opportunities for Baltimoreans of all ages.

Judy Frieze Wright, July 2000

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Judy Frieze Wright, July 2000.
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Judy Frieze Wright, July 2000.

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Ann Lewis

Ann Lewis, Director of Communications for HILLPAC and Friends of Hillary, served in the White House from 1997–2000 as Director of Communications and then Counselor to President Bill Clinton. She was Director of Communications and Deputy Campaign Manager for the Clinton-Gore Re-Election Campaign in 1995-1996, and Senior Advisor to the campaign of Hillary Rodham Clinton for U.S. Senate in 2000.

Beatrice L. Levi

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Beatrice L. Levi
Photo courtesy of Joan Roth.

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Beatrice L. Levi
Photo courtesy of Joan Roth.

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Blu Greenberg

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Activist, writer, and founding president of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA), Blu Greenberg.

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Activist, writer, and founding president of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance (JOFA), Blu Greenberg.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Voting Rights." (Viewed on February 9, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/voting-rights>.

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