CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Tuesday, August
Patience, Persistence, and the Politics of Morality on the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment (Livestream): Dr. Meg Mott, Prof. of Politics Emeritus of Marlboro College, offers this spoken word event examining the ambitions and aspirations of women’s suffrage. The 19th amendment, ratified in 1920, prohibited states and the federal government from denying citizens the right to vote on the basis of sex. Once the 19th Amendment became law, the franchise doubled. But what effect did women's participation have on American politics? Frederick Douglass promoted women’s suffrage in 1848, claiming that it would increase the "moral power" of the nation. Did that prophecy come true? Q&A follows. 7 p.m. Presented by Next Stage, www.nextstagearts.org (online only). 7 p.m. Livestream.
"2040" Documentary (Virtual Community Screening): Motivated by concerns about the planet his 4-year-old daughter would inherit, Damon embarked on a global journey to meet innovators and change-makers in the areas of economics, technology, civil society, agriculture, education, and sustainability. 6:30-8:30 p.m. followed by 30 min. discussion w/ local Monadnock-region experts: regenerative agriculture, food and farming, energy, transportation and housing, equity and social justice, cooperatives. Hosted by Stonewall Farm and New Hampshire Food Alliance. Free. Online. Registration required: https://www.moniff.org/events.