Seneca Falls, NY— special programs, plus planning for National Voter Registration Day!

Communicators and freelancers—there is a six-part discussion series exploring the Declaration of Sentiments from 1848 to 2018. The December 1, 2018 program will present an overview of the planners and participants of the 1848 convention, review the convention schedule, and launch a discussion of the importance of the Seneca Falls, NY women’s convention in 1848.

Special programming focuses on Seneca Falls, NY

The Declaration of Sentiments written for the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention declares a list of grievances similar to the Declaration of Independence. Women’s Rights National Historical Park and Dr. Melinda Grube will be honoring those grievances through a series of presentations and discussions.


This six-part series will take place on six Saturdays from December 2018 to April 2019. Each session will be held in the theater located on the first floor of the Women’s Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center. Sessions begin at 2 PM. No pre-registration is required.

December 1, 2018: Context and History
January 5, 2019: The Preamble and the Enlightenment
January 26, 2019: Politics and Voting
February 23, 2019: Marriage and Property
March 30, 2019: Education and Work
April 27, 2019: Religion and Morality


This was the poster for the 2018 National Voter Registration Day, in September every year. So it’s necessary for groups and organizations to start planning now. The folks promoting the national registration day have everything prepared for you to use. There are media alerts, press releases, logos, and planning materials. It’s the backbone of every organization preparing for election turnouts, and this is more important than ever in a period of uncertainty and controversy associated with the electoral system. Put the National Voter Registration Day on your calendar and your New Year’s resolutions. You’ll be glad you did. is a public service for news organizations and citizens wishing to strengthen the impact of their ongoing work by spreading the word.

Marguerite Kearns is the granddaughter of votes for women activists—Edna and Wilmer Kearns. She can give writers, editors, bloggers, educators, and others a quote and steer them in the right direction for spreading the word.