ALL PRESENTATIONS CAN BE DELIVERED AS A KEYNOTE, LECTURE, WORKSHOP OR PANEL DISCUSSION
2020 Programs Are Virtual
The Justice Bell Foundation was founded in 2016 with a mission to reclaim women's history and promote voter participation. To fulfill our mission, we offer a variety of programs and events.
We produced a 19-minute film Finding Justice: The Untold Story of Women's Fight for the Vote, which has aired on PBS stations and at the National Women's History Museum among other locations and venues.
We commissioned a public art project in partnership with the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art: a replica Justice Bell that travels to institutions, museums, and organizations, to educate the public about this lost icon of the women's suffrage movement and the women who fought for voting rights. Presentations are offered with all Justice Bell residencies.
We created a school program that introduces children to the story of the women's suffrage movement. These presentations include the film, study guide and suggested art projects.
We offer a series of presentations for adults. Below are suggested topics that can be tailored to meet the needs of your group.
Finding Justice: The Untold Story of Women's Fight for the Vote
A 19-Minute documentary that tells the story of a band of intrepid women and their one-ton bronze bell that became a celebrated icon of the women's suffrage movement. The screening is followed by a panel discussion or Q&A with Amanda Owen, the filmmaker and Executive Director of the Justice Bell Foundation. See the trailer and learn more here: Finding Justice
The Untold Story of the Justice Bell and Women’s Fight for the Vote
Amanda Owen presents the inspiring story of how a bronze bell became a celebrated symbol of the women’s suffrage movement. The creation of suffragists in Pennsylvania who were agitating for the right to vote, the Justice Bell helped rally support around the cause in the last crucial years leading up to the passage of the 19th Amendment.
Organizers, Speakers, Nomads and Scribes: The Unsung Heroes of Women’s Fight for the Vote
Women’s struggle for rights have largely been left out of our history books. In this presentation, Amanda Owen introduces you to women whose successes and sacrifices have had a direct effect on your life today.
The Road to Equality: Successes, Lessons Learned, and How We Can Move Forward Together
Do you know that women still do not have equal rights under the United States Constitution? Please join us for an exclusive screening of the award-winning documentary Equal Means Equal. After The film is followed by a panel or group discussion.
The History of Voting Rights in the United States: Who, When, Where, and How
Is voting a right or privilege? Who got the vote and when? Who still does not have it, and what is being done to extend voting rights to all Americans? Amanda Owen discusses the fraught history of the fight for the vote from the founding of America to current initiatives to extend voting rights to all Americans.