The Spirit of the Suffragettes summer concert series and community resource fair will be launching alongside the seventh annual Freedom Festival on Saturday June 8th from 3-6pm, and then will be held in Freedom Square every Tuesday at 4-7pm from July 16th through August 20th, closing with the ninth annual StoryHarvest celebration on September 21st, from 3-6pm. For more information, visit mediasanctuary.org.
Here is Hudson Mohawk Magazine correspondent Cassidy Fay McCabe, with an introduction to present day activists and organizations in anticipation for this summer festival, the Spirit of the Suffragettes.
In this piece, Cassidy speaks with Regina Tillman, the Spirit of the Suffragettes coordinator from the Sanctuary for Independent Media. Together they talk about the organizations that have helped bring the festival to light, as well as some social justice work Regina is currently involving herself in. She also shares her own thoughts around the history and the title of the summer concert series, “Spirit of the Suffragettes”.