Los Angeles County on Wednesday launched the Sixth Artwork, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote in the US
The County Arts and Culture Department has partnered with the Women and Girls initiative to commission this art, which aims to reflect the diversity of women’s arts and perspectives and to highlight themes such as empowerment, civic engagement, resilience and the right to vote.
County made artwork into posters through digital downloads, and Los Angeles County Library Its latest edition features three designs on library cards.
“These great works illustrate the breadth of the movement for women’s suffrage and our resilience as we continue to fight for full equality 100 years after the passage of the 19th Amendment,” said Supervisor Sheila Kuhel. “Every time someone uses this library of cards, it reminds them that our struggle has a long history and that it will continue.”
County officials said the artifacts will also be available through social media graphics to encourage people to vote.
“I am amazed that the LA County Library is a partner in this important, cross-departmental collaboration that celebrates the struggle and achievements of the Supremacists with these creative works,” said Library Director Sky Patrick. “We know a lot of library fans are very fond of their library cards.
COVID-19 pandemic County Library branches currently serve patrons through “trail service” during normal business hours. More information is available at lacountylibrary.org.