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Celebrating the 26th Amendment: Young Women and the Vote Today
  • Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
  • Time: 5:00 pm
  • Location: Online

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the 26th Amendment, join the National Archives Foundation for a virtual program exploring the history of civic engagement among youth, the impact that young people had in the most recent election, and a discussion of what the future of civic engagement looks like for young women today. The program will highlight the work of organizations like The Girl Scouts, Girl Up, and Made By Us in helping to develop informed and engaged young women that seek to have a positive impact within their communities. Panel includes:

  • — Judith Batty; Interim CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA
  • — Caroline Klibanoff; Managing Director of Made By Us
  • — Anusha Natarajan; Girl Up, US Southwest Regional Leader
  • — Kat Calvin, Founder of Spread the Vote and Girl Scout Alum

For more information on the 2021 Civic Season, click here.

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote and programs presented in conjunction with the exhibit are made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of Unilever, Pivotal Ventures, Carl M. Freeman Foundation in honor of Virginia Allen Freeman, AARP, AT&T, Ford Motor Company Fund, Facebook, Barbara Lee Family Foundation Fund at the Boston Foundation, Google, HISTORY ®, and Jacqueline B. Mars. Additional support for National Outreach and Programs provided by Denise Gwyn Ferguson, Maggie and Robert Boroujerdi, BMO Financial Group, The Hearst Foundations, Maris S. Cuneo Foundation, FedEx, Bernstein Family Foundation, and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation/Ambassador Fay-Hartog Levin (Ret.).