Founded 1984, the Alice Paul Institute in Mount Laurel is a nonprofit museum and educational center named after South Jerseyan Alice Paul, a leader in the campaign to earn women the right to vote. Paul, a member of the New Jersey Hall of Fame, also authored the Equal Rights Amendment. API preserves her legacy inside the gorgeous colonial home of Paul’s birth.
Right now, the institute is seeking nominations for its annual awards program, the Alice Paul Equality Awards, which will be presented in April at the institute’s gala. The awards celebrate men and women from any industry or career field who continue Paul’s mission of advancing women’s equality in America. It’s open to all residents of the Garden State.
Nominations will be accepted through January 18. Forms can be obtained from the institute’s website or by contacting the Alice Paul Equality Awards Committee at [email protected] or 856-231-1885.
And hey, even if you don’t have someone to nominate you should still pay a visit to API. I had no idea South Jersey was so instrumental in the suffragist movement. Now I do, and it feels good.Click here to leave a comment