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UPCOMING EVENTS

Women’s History Month Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Co-sponsored by Monumental Women

March 6th and 7th, 4-8pm
Fordham University Lincoln Center (113 West 60th Street)
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“Lessons Learned from the Woman Suffrage Movement in the Continuing Fight For Women’s Equality”

Sponsored by Monumental Women

March 27th, 6:30-8pm
New-York Historical Society
(170 Central Park West @ 77th Street)
For more Info: info@monumentalwomen.org

There are 23 statues of historical figures in Central Park, but not one honors a woman. Together, we are changing that.

After years of work, we’ve won approval from the Parks Department to break the bronze ceiling and build a statue featuring New Yorkers Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony (abolitionists, suffragists, and women’s rights pioneers) in New York City’s Central Park. Now we have to raise funds to commission and maintain that statue as well as to support other components of our Monumental Women Campaign. In addition, we plan more statues to honor other valiant women as well as an extensive Women’s History Education Campaign to highlight the contributions of ALL women.  We need your help.

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WE ARE

Creating the first-ever statue honoring real women in the 165-year history of New York City’s Central Park

Writing all women back into the historical record through an inclusive education campaign in partnership with the New-York Historical Society

Challenging U.S. municipalities to recognize and honor the contributions of all women and people of color with tributes in their public spaces

Thanks to the New York State Museum in Albany for the “Breaking The Bronze Ceiling” exhibit of The Statue Fund’s Design Competition winner.

A Polish king. A Venezuelan military leader. A Prussian naturalist. Even a sled dog. Alice in Wonderland and Mother Goose have statues in Central Park as does Juliet (with Romeo). 

There are many allegorical figures, nymphs, and angels, but no real women.

Get ready – Monumental Change Is Coming!

Here come the women.  We will soon show the world that New York celebrates Monumental Women and that Women’s Equality matters to all of us.

New York Life Insurance Company

The Statue Fund has successfully raised the full $500,000 match for the Challenge Grant from New York Life. Thanks to New York Life and all our supporters who made this wonderful achievement possible. 

Your generosity brings us close to reaching our total $1.5 million project budget goal.  As you know, The Statue Fund is an all volunteer, 501(c)(3) non-profit group and registered charity.  All contributions are tax deductible.  We welcome and are grateful for your contributions.

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