League of Women Voters
Erie County Chapter
The link to the Erie Times article about the centennial mural and the artists is here:
Art Is Not What You See But What You Make Others See. Edgar Degas
HER VOICE, HER VOTE
A SUFFRAGE CENTENNIAL MURAL
COMING TO DOWNTOWN ERIE AUGUST 2020
PRESENTED TO THE ERIE COUNTY PUBLIC BY THE ERIE DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP AND THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS ERIE COUNTY CHAPTER AND FRIENDS OF THE CITIZENS OF THE COUNTY
SITE LOCATION: HANDS Building 7th & State St (Old Erie Sport Store) Wall Facing State St
The project is being developed by a team of six -all known artists in Erie County, all women, all moms and all voters. The mural process being utilized is the poly tab technique. It will be placed in the Perry region of downtown Erie at 7th & State on the HANDS building. The mural will be funded through grants and community donors. New Donors are still being accepted. There will be many opportunities for community painting days where the public will be able to participate. The first will be for Gannon students on October 14th. Watch this page and The Erie Downtown Partnership website for more information as it becomes available. The Erie Times and WICU, Lilly Broadcasting, will be covering the development of "Her Voice, Her Vote". A community project of LWVEC, Project 2020, Voter Buddies, women mentoring women to register and vote will begin in March 2020, Women's History Month, and extend through the 2020 Presidential election. If you would like to be a mentor or you would like a friend to help you understand the election procedure, know the candidates and help you in other ways--like offering transportation, please email the League of Women Voters Erie County Chapter at LWVERIE@gmail.com or leave a message at the Erie Downtown Partnership-- 814-455-3743 .
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The message is to get registered and vote. If you would like the League of Women Voters to come to your organization, neighborhood or company to register voters, please email us (LWVERIE@gmail.com). Your vote is your voice in local, state and national elections. Your vote is your super power to create the change you want to see! Women and young people can decide the next election if they use their super power.