Join the William Trent House for “Women Activists in the Shaping of America”

Join the William Trent House for “Women Activists in the Shaping of America”

From the dawn of our nation to the present day, women’s voices have always played an integral part in making our nation a more equitable place for all. From equality in the workforce to voting rights, civil rights, and beyond, some of America’s greatest advocates for change were female voices. Women’s History Month is a special time to celebrates the doers, the dreams, and those who dared to fight for what is right. And at the William Trent House Museum’s next lecture, you now have the opportunity to dive deeper into the lives of the women who moved history forward.

On Saturday, March 16th, you and your family are invited to join the William Trent House Museum for their upcoming conversation, “Women Activists in the Shaping of America”. Guests have the option to either attend in-person or virtually via Zoom. The in-person conversation will take place at the William Trent House Museum’s campus, located at 15 Market St, Trenton, NJ 08611, which is located directly across from the Hughes Justice Complex. For virtual attendees, you can sign onto the lecture on Zoom, linked here: Trent House – Zoom. The lecture will begin at 2pm. This educational opportunity is completely free to attend. That said, donations are welcome, so if you wish to support the incredible work of the William Trent House Museum, you may do so on their website, linked here: Donate – Trent House.

Your host for the afternoon will be Dr. Ralph Young, who will be discussing his latest book, American Patriots: A Short History of Dissent. Throughout the afternoon, attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about how women’s participation in dissent shaped the fight to truly live up to America’s ideals. Dr. Young is a subject matter expert and a professor of history at Temple University. He is also the author of Make Art Not War: Political Protest Posters from the Twentieth Century. Throughout his prolific career, Dr. Young has been the recipient of a number of prestigious accolades, including the College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Teaching Award, the Provost’s Award for Innovative Teaching in General Education, Honors Professor of the Year, the Lindback Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence, and Temple’s highest award, the Great Teacher Award.

This conversation is presented by the William Trent House Museum, a bastion of history, civics, and culture in the Trenton community. Named after the namesake of our city, William Trent, the Trent House Museum offers guests a comprehensive retrospective on the cultures, individuals, and ideas that shaped the place we now call home. From engaging exhibitions to intimate and intellectually stimulating conversations with experts, there is something for every learner to enjoy. For more information on this and other upcoming events at the museum, please check out their website, linked here: William Trent House Museum.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the upcoming conversation, please contact the William Trent House Museum at (609) 989-3027 or by completing their contact form, linked here: Contact Us – Trent House. This lecture is certain to let you in on the lives of many wonderful women throughout our nation’s history, so be sure to swing by for an informative afternoon of fun.

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