When: Friday, August 21 / 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Cost: Free
Organizer: Baltimore Architecture Foundation

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Faces and Places of Maryland’s Women’s Suffrage Movement & Legacy

Attendees will learn about the people and places of Maryland’s long and diverse Women’s Suffrage and voting rights movement.

This program is hosted on Zoom and Facebook Live. Upon registering you will receive an email confirmation and a Zoom link. If you do not receive a link, please contact ndennies@aiabalt.com. If you do not contact us at least 1 hour prior to the start of the program, we cannot guarantee admittance.

The Baltimore Architecture Foundation (BAF) and Baltimore Heritage present a series of 30 minute live virtual tours and presentations focusing on Baltimore architecture, preservation and history.

Tickets are donation based. We encourage you to give what you can to support BAF and Baltimore Heritage. Your support helps us make up for lost tour and program revenue from COVID-19 and create more virtual programs like this.

During this short presentation, attendees will learn about the people and places of Maryland’s long and diverse Women’s Suffrage and voting rights movement. As part of Preservation Maryland’s multi-year public history project commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the organization teamed up with the Maryland Historical Trust, Gallagher Evelius & Jones, and Maryland Women’s History Center to create the Ballot & Beyond podcast series. Meagan Baco, Director of Communications will highlight some of the remarkable women featured on the Ballot & Beyond podcast and the contributions they made to the on-going fight for equal rights in Maryland and America.

About the Presenter

Meagan Baco (they/them/theirs) is the Director of Communications at Preservation Maryland, one of the nation’s oldest and largest historic preservation non-profit organizations. Meagan leads the organization’s state and national communications including major programs, like the Campaign for Historic Trades, Smart Growth Maryland, and PreserveCast. Additionally, they have managed diverse public history projects for the organization including about labor history, women’s suffrage and voting rights, and LGBTQ history. Meagan is an inaugural fellow of the ARCUS Preservation Leadership program and recently completed the Baltimore Planning Academy. Previously, Meagan was Acting President of Preservation Action and a Historic Preservation Specialist at Clinton Brown Company Architecture. They earned an M.S. in Historic Preservation from Clemson University and the College of Charleston, and a B.A. in Environmental Design from SUNY Buffalo. Meagan lives in Charles Village with their partner and their many house plants and LEGO mini figures.