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Finding suffrage activists in your family tree!

September 9, 2019

Better Days 2020, a Utah-based women’s history organization, and Ancestry, the family history company, are collaborating on a tool for Ancestry to connect Americans with the suffragists in their family tree. The “Find Your Suffragist” tool, scheduled for release in 2020, will allow an estimated millions of subscribers to identify women in their family tree who […]

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Cradle Rockers…We received a media award!

September 2, 2019

Harriet Tubman reminds us of the importance of persistence. That’s why we’re delighted with the media award from the New Mexico Press Women in 2019. We were awarded second place in the public service category. A reminder… LetsRockTheCradle.com is a public service to provide the news media, bloggers, educators, general communicators, teachers, and many others […]

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Need a 2020 suffrage centennial program? Hire special performers, and spread the word about them!

August 26, 2019

Linda McKenney is Susan B. Anthony! on Vimeo. HAPPY AUGUST 26TH: For a special August 26th treat, read Linda McKenney’s article about what it felt like to go public with her performance interpretation of Susan B. Anthony. Other sources of information about performers for 2020 events and programs: The National Women’s History Alliance (formerly the […]

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What you can do, NOW, for August 26th and the 2020 suffrage centennial!

August 18, 2019

August 26th each year is the women’s 4th of July. It’s when US women bring to public attention the long and difficult journey to win the right to vote. Next year, 2020, is the big year, the national observance of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution. It’s going on all around us. WHAT’S THE […]

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Lets Rock the Cradle supports August 26th, Women’s Equality Day!

August 15, 2019

National Women’s Equality Day is August 26—the date the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took effect in 1920, granting American women the right to vote. Drexel University’s Vision 2020 celebrates the anniversary of this historic milestone every year with its Toast to Tenacity™, in which people come together and raise their glasses in a […]

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How are you celebrating Inez Milholland’s birthday?

August 6, 2019

If you’re planning to celebrate Inez Milholland’s birthday on August 6th, get started now!

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Planning for 2020 suffrage centennial is on a roll…suffragents a hot topic!

April 12, 2019

The “suffragents” or men allies of the women’s suffrage movement are an important part of the story of the women’s movement first wave.

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2020 Centennial gaining momentum

April 6, 2019

Back when we got started on this project, few people ever heard of the opportunity to celebrate 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution. Some called it the “first wave” of the women’s rights movement. Others never heard of it. And still some today don’t even recognize it and […]

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What are you planning for the August birthday of Inez Milholland?

March 22, 2019

A celebration of Inez Milholland’s birthday can be as simple as a private celebration where you take yourself out to dinner, share a social media post, invite friends and family over for a full-fledged event, or a fundraiser for your organization. It’s up to you, and with this heads up to August 2019, you can […]

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Keep moving forward toward the votes for women centennial in 2020!

March 15, 2019

Women Voters: In 2020 travel to celebrate 100 years of voting for the U.S. suffrage centennial! on Vimeo. Take advantage of the resources on LetsRockTheCradle.com Write, edit, and tell others about the 2020 suffrage centennial that is the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution. Include a quote from Marguerite Kearns, the granddaughter […]

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