Florida! Put a Woman in Statuary Hall!

Florida! Put a Woman in Statuary Hall!

Florida’s current representatives in Statuary Hall: John Gorrie (1803–1855) and Edmund Kirby Smith (1824–1893).
EVE’s proposed candidate for a replacement statue: Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998), conservationist and writer who devoted her life to preserving the Florida Everglades.
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Biographical links for Marjory Stoneman Douglas:
Marjory Stoneman Douglas: Defender of the Everglades

Everglades Biographies: Marjory Stoneman Douglas, 1890-1998

Marjory Stoneman Douglas in the National Women’s Hall of Fame

Marjory Stoneman Douglas, “Mother of the Everglades”

EVE State Coordinator for Florida: Open. Contact Dr. Lynette Long at president@equalvisibilityeverywhere.org if you are interested in volunteering.

October Domestic Violence Awareness Events

During the month of October you are invited to join us at any or all of our events as we work to end Domestic Violence in our community. We have a variety of ways for you to get involved this year.

Unity Day March & Rally
Celebrate the UNITY in our CommUNITY with annual march and rally for peace. We will once again partner with the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding to promote awareness of and intervention for violence in our homes, schools, and neighborhoods.

Where:
Location TBD

When:
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Time TBD

ColorRun 5k Shine Tour
We are thirlled to be partnering with ColorRun again this year as their selected benefactor of their Gainesville 5K. It’s time to race, rave, and color yourself silly to support survivors in our community. Come celebrate with the Color Run 5k and enjoy the street party atmosphere this event creates downtown. Volunteers are needed and will gain free entry to all the festivities!

We need volunteers for this event. If you would like to sign up to volunteer please use the volunteer sign up button below. All volunteers will be contacted by a member of the ColorRun staff with additional details about their volunteer responsibilities.

Volunteer Sign Up!
Where:
Kirby Smith Complex, East University Avenue
Gainesville, FL

Register to Race!
When:
Saturday, October 17, 2015
The race starts at 9am!

Use Coupon Code “Peace” and recieve $5 off your registration fee!

Awareness Vigil
Commemorate the courage of survivors who share their stories at this annual event honoring the survivors and victims of domestic violence in our community. View the clothesline project and take part in this important event.

Where:
Peaceful Paths Outreach Office
2100 NW 53rd Avenue, Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32653

When:
Thursday, October 29, 2015
6:00pm – 7:30pm

2015 Domestic Violence Awareness Month is presented by Bobi J. Frank, Attorney at Law.

Susan B. Anthony Luncheon

Friends of Susan B Anthony invite you to a luncheon celebrating the 167th anniversary of the women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848 and the 95th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (woman suffrage) 1920.

WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY
Gainesville, Florida 2015

Women and Public Office:
Tales and Trends from the Dais

Featured Speaker
Jeanna Mastrodicasa, PhD
Associate Vice President for Operations,
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), University of Florida

Date: Saturday, 29 August 2015, 11:30 a.m.
Best Western Gateway Grand
4200 NW 97th Blvd.
Gainesville, Florida

2015 Recipient of Friends of Susan B. Anthony Award
Pegeen Hanrahan
public servant, civic activist, environmental advocate Continue reading Susan B. Anthony Luncheon