The Girls’s Museum of California will rejoice Girls’s Equality Day this yr with a pageant that celebrates the journey towards gender equality by means of music, dance, storytelling, and interactive arts actions, in addition to a women-owned enterprise and artist market.
The free pageant is on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 11 a.m. to five p.m. The pageant will happen on the Joe and Vi Jacobs Heart campus situated at 404 Euclid Ave., in Southeast San Diego together with the Market Creek Amphitheater, Celebration Court docket, and the Girls’s Museum of California’s Schooling Heart.
Honoring the unique intention of Girls’s Equality Day, which is well known yearly to commemorate the day the nineteenth Modification was ratified to the U.S. Structure, the pageant is concentrated on selling the significance of voting to attain gender equality.
“The pageant just isn’t solely a celebration however a name to motion to train our proper to vote!” mentioned Girls’s Museum of California Government Director Felicia Shaw. “The occasion will present an area for everybody to collect and be impressed to proceed the struggle for gender equality as a result of our freedoms aren’t assured. Essentially the most highly effective protection we now have is to vote for leaders who share our dedication to defending girls’s rights.”
The Girls’s Museum of California is partnering with neighborhood organizations that promote gender equality to provide the pageant together with Deliberate Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest, League of Girls Voters San Diego, Girls Empowerment Worldwide, Attorneys Membership of San Diego, San Diego Author’s Ink, San Diego County Fee on the Standing of Girls and Women, the United Nations Affiliation – San Diego, Hera Hub, San Diego Chapter of Nationwide Group for Girls and Interval with Dignity/Fulfilling Future.
Highlights of this yr’s programming embrace:
- Land acknowledgment by Chairwoman of the Manzanita Band of the Kumeyaay Nation Angela Elliott-Santos, speeches from Congresswoman Sara Jacobs, California Secretary of State Dr. Shirley Weber, and Assemblymember Akilah Weber, MD, and remarks from San Diego Metropolis Councilmember Marni von Wilpert and former Congresswoman Susan Davis
- Performances spanning track, conventional – together with Mexican Baile Folklorico, Chicano, and Filipino – and trendy dance, poetry, spoken phrase, music and improv, and standup comedy from native girls entertainers
- Palms-on actions and workshops that tie activism and humanities collectively together with making posters, buttons, customized prints, and pom poms and taking part in a neighborhood loom undertaking
- “The Model Challenge” – a show of mannequins reimagined as artwork installations impressed by historic girls figures, reminiscent of Toni Morrison, Howardina Pindell, Martha Rosler, Chavela Vargas, and the Las Adelitas
- Free admission to the Girls’s Museum of California’s “Crafting Feminism: Textiles of the Girls’s Motion” exhibit
- Girls Makers Market the place attendees can help women-owned companies and artists
- A youth suffrage parade the place youngsters of all ages be taught the significance of voting and civic engagement and take part in a suffrage parade by means of the pageant grounds, together with 50 Lady Scouts
- Meals vans, together with Goals for Change
For extra particulars and a full schedule of the Girls’s Equality Day Competition, go to womensmuseumca.org/womensequality. Further leisure and actions can be added because the occasion nears.