Votes For WomenVotes For Women

 In August 1920, women won the right to vote in the U.S. when the 19th Amendment was ratified and signed into law. As we hurtle, one hundred years later, towards a major election, KQED looks at the decades-long long struggle women in the Bay Area and California faced to win suffrage, how far we’ve come since then, and how far we have still to go.


'We Have Come Far, But Not Far Enough': California Women Reflect on 100 Years of Voting

A Daughter of Refugees Restores Her Parents' Faith in Voting

For Aída Hurtado, Voting Is Nothing Short of an ‘Assertion of Your Humanhood’

Born the Year Women Won the Vote, She's Never Missed an Election

What Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez's Mom Taught Her About Voting

'Young People Have Voices': Why SF's Arianna Nassiri Wants 16 Year Olds to Vote

How Student Adena Ishii Made History With the League of Women Voters

'We Have to Keep Fighting': Honey Mahogany's Activist Roots Run Deep

'Now Is the Time': The Fight for Voting Rights Is Far From Over, Says Kate Schatz

SF Voting Rights Advocate Maxine Anderson Still Lives for That Sticker