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Women's History Month: Resources for WHAM 2020

This guide contains all the resources relating to BC's celebration of Women's History Month.

Welcome

Use this page to learn more about the WHAM 2020 Theme: Women & The Vote. 2020 marks 100 years since the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the United States. On this page, you'll find resources that will help you learn the history of women and the vote, as well as resources to help you vote now, in 2020.

Women's Voting Rights PSA

Online Historical Resources for Women & the Vote

Books on Women & The Vote

You can find these books in print on the library's shelves, or online. The ones that are available in print will have a call number listed. Use this to find the book on the library's shelves (and ask a librarian for help if you get confused!). The rest of the books will be available to read online by clicking the link in the book's title.

Get Help Voting

Voter's Edge California is an online tool created by the League of Women Voters (LWV) and the non-profit organization, Maplight. It was designed to help voters by providing an online, non-partisan comprehensive guide to elections in California. By simply typing in your zip code or address, (your address will give you more complete information) you can get an overview of everything you will see on the ballot, along with explanations and pro/con arguments. It covers national, state-wide and local county elections.

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