Massachusetts Women at the Forefront of Suffrage

THU, NOV 7, 2019 (00:00)

Fredie Kay, Founder and President of Suffrage100MA, provides an overview of the suffrage movement in American history, with special attention to Massachusetts activists who paved the way for women’s suffrage, including African Americans and other marginalized groups.

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This program is made possible with funding from the Lowell Institute.

+ BIO: Fredie Kay

Fredie Kay is Founder and President of the Women’s Suffrage Celebration Coalition of Massachusetts (“WSCC”), suffrage100ma.org

Fredie Kay is an attorney and advocate for women’s rights. She was a member of the Equal Pay Coalition of Massachusetts, participating in its successful effort to legislate the Equal Pay Act, signed into law in July 2016. She serves on the Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative Task Force of the National Women’s Party, as well as the Votes for Women National Trail Committee of the National Collaborative of Women’s History Sites (NCWHS).

Fredie also serves in leadership positions for a number of organizations, including the Board of Directors of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC), the Advisory Board of the Community Dispute Settlement Center (CDSC), the Advisory Council of EMERGE Massachusetts, and the Advisory Committee of the Jewish Alliance for Law and Social Action (JALSA). She was a 2016-2017 Fellow in the Access to Justice Program, a project of the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission and the Lawyers Clearinghouse.

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