The Turning Point Suffragists Memorial Association’s mission is to educate young women, and to honor suffragists throughout American history.
“Our mission is to educate, inspire, and empower present and future generations to be vigilant and remain vigilant for equal rights,” said Turning Point’s Executive Director Pat Worth.
According to Worth, the organization is fundraising to build a memorial to commemorate the two million suffragist women that fought for the right to vote, between 1848 and 1920.
In addition to their fundraising efforts, they’re going to work on mentoring young women with their Turning Point Institute.
“We are also going to be launching a Turning Point Institute for young girls [from] middle school and high school, to provide training for them in areas such as leadership, political candidacy, civil, rights, equal rights,” said Worth.
The organization is partnering with Mount Vernon, Gunston Hall, and other area historical sites to find a location for the future memorial.
“Our memorial, of course, will be representative of the 19th Amendment,” said Worth.
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