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5:00pm [5:00pm] International Women's Day
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International Women's Day Friday, March 8, 5:00 - 7:30 pm Ox and Stone, 282 Alexander St., Rochester Celebrate International Women's Day and support a woman-owned business, the Ox and Stone, 282 Alexander St. A great way to connect with other feminists.We'll be at the bar! Frenemies for Suffrage: Stanton, Gage, Anthony Monday, March 18, 7:00 pm Five Star Bank Flower City Community Room 385 Westfall Rd., Rochester Pioneering suffragists Stanton, Gage, and Anthony had a complicated relationship. Each brought strengths to their working relationship as the "triumvirate" leading the National Woman Suffrage Association - strengths that frequently grated on the other two. Join SUNY emeritus professor of history Mary E. Corey as she explores the inevitable fireworks of these three dynamic women working closely together for over 40 years. She will also introduce her new book, The Political Life and Times of Matilda Joslyn Gage, which will be available for signing. See Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/409231309649119/ Both events sponsored by Rochester NOW: info@rochesternow.org

5:30pm [5:30pm] International Women’s Day-exhibit, presentation by Mar
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Join us on Friday, March 8, 5:30 to 8:00 PM, for the exhibit opening and a presentation by Marilyn Anderson at 6:30, Casa Hispana, Nazareth College, 4245 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14618 The exhibit will be on view from March 8 to April 30, 2019, Monday-Friday, 10 AM. to 4 PM. With photographs of Mayan women and panels with names of women who were killed or disappeared during the civil war of the 1980s, this event honors International Women’s Day, and commemorates the thousands of women, during those years, who lost their lives or became refugees. The exhibit also celebrates the art of of Maya women artisans who contribute to building and maintaining their culture and community.

6:00pm [6:00pm] Freedom Of Information Law (FOIL) Clinic
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For the month of March, the Flying Squirrel Community Space is hosting a Freedom Of Information Law (FOIL) Clinic as a practical skill set for activists. After a brief introduction to New York State (NYS) Freedom Of Information Law (FOIL), we'll review what FOIL requests look like and how to submit them! What is FOIL? FOIL is the law that allows members of the public to access records of governmental agencies. So bring your questions for your favorite government agency! (They don't have to be about police!) March 8, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm Flying Squirrel Community Space 285 Clarissa St. Rochester, NY Suggested Donation: $5 (no one turned away) Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/573642059771744/ Every New York State or municipal department, board, bureau, division, commission, committee, public authority, public corporation, council, office or other governmental entity performing a governmental or proprietary function is subject to FOIL. Each of those governmental entities is an “agency.” For this clinic, we'll be looking at NYS and specifically we'll focus on: -A brief history of FOIL in NYS -The law as its written -the general process Please join us!

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