Suffrage Series at SFPL

Sunday Oct 30 2011   1:00 PM
San Francisco Public Library  100 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA  map

Join Elaine Elinson and Stan Yogi, authors of Wherever There’s a Fight, for a program celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in California.  As part of the SFPL’s series on suffrage, Elinson and Yogi will give an illustrated talk about the role of women in California in the fight for the vote — and beyond.

Free and open to the public; for more information visit sfpl.org.

Elaine ElinsonElaine Elinson was the communications director of the ACLU of Northern California and editor of the ACLU News for more than two decades. She is a coauthor of Development Debacle: The World Bank in the Philippines, which was banned by the Marcos regime. Her articles have been published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Nation, Poets and Writers, and numerous other periodicals. She is married to journalist Rene CiriaCruz and they have one son.

Photo by Matthew Elinson

Stan Yogi

Stan Yogi is the coauthor, with Elaine Elinson, of Wherever There’s a Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers, and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California. He managed development programs for the ACLU of Northern California for fourteen years and is the coeditor of two books, Highway 99: A Literary Journey through California's Great Central Valley and Asian American Literature: An Annotated Bibliography. His work has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, MELUS, Los Angeles Daily Journal, and several anthologies. He is married to nonprofit administrator David Carroll and lives in Los Angeles.

Photo by Michael Woolsey