The League of Women Voters of Beaufort will host their monthly meeting March 12th from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Beth Israel Synagogue, 401 Scott St, Beaufort.
In honor of Women’s History Month, the guest speaker will be fifth-generation Beaufortonian, Anne Christensen Pollitzer, who will share her story (“HERSTORY”) about her great grandmother, Beaufort County folklorist, educator, abolitionist, suffragist, Abbie Holmes Christensen. Abbie Christensen was a progressive force for women’s rights, black and white education, racial tolerance, and social welfare in South Carolina from the 1890s until her death in 1938.
League members and non-members are welcome to attend.
The League of Women Voters of Beaufort, SC Area, a non-profit, nonpartisan organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the organization’s current and future success in engaging all individuals, households, communities, and policy makers in creating a more perfect democracy.
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