lets celebrate national womens history month

This year’s topic is “Women Pioneering the Approaching”. According to the State Women’s History Project, this includes both “pioneering women from US history, who led and won struggles for equality and civil rights, created and advanced educational and able opportunities, and fabricated abundant contributions to the arts, sciences, and humanistic causes, and innovative women of today who further these efforts and abide to expand the frontiers of possibility for generations to come.”

Here are some ways to accompany the celebration:

1.Adjustment the authorized poster: http://www.nwhp.org/whm hemes heme03.html .

2.Animate your City Council to accomplish a proclamation. Here’s a specimen proclamation: http://www.nwhp.org/whm hemes/proclamation-specimen.html .

3.Adjustment these placemats ( http://www.nwhp.org/new_catalog/womens-history-month/womens-history-month2.html ) and booty them to assignment, your children’s school cafeteria, a charity, your abode of worship. Banners, buttons, bookmarks and balloons again available!

4.Check out adeptness contact websites listed here for working women, and add your own! http://www.womenworking2000.com/power_contacts/docs/websites.html .

5.Peruse up on this year’s honorees: Rebecca Adamson, Native American apostle; Rachel Carson, Scientist and Environmentalist; Linda Chavez-Thompson, Labor Baton; Mae C. Jemison, Scientist, Educator, and Former Astronaut; Yuri Kochiyama, Civil Rights Apostle; Tania León, Composer and Conductor; Robin Roberts, Broadcast Journalist; Harilyn Rousso, Disability Rights Activist and Psychotherapist; Margaret Chase Smith, Congressional Representative and Senator; Wilma L. Vaught, Brigadier General, USAF, Retired; Rebecca Walker, Adolescence Organizer and Writer. Action here: http://www.nwhp.org/whm hemes/honorees03.html .

6.Peruse about these abundant women’s museums and the action appointment one near you: State Cowgirl Museum and Auditorium of Fame, Ft. Worth, Tx.; State Museum of Women in the Arts, in Washington, DC; Women of the West Museum, in Denver, Colorado; International Women’s Air and Space Museum, in Dayton, Ohio; U.S. Army Women’s Museum, in Fort Shelter, Virginia. Action here for links to their websites: http://www.infoplease.com/spot/whmmuseum1.html .

7.Beam how you accomplish on the Groundbreaking Women Quiz: http://www.infoplease.com/spot/quiz/whm2/1.html>http://www.infoplease.com/spot/quiz/whm2/1.html .

Specimen catechism: Former Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins (1880-1965) was the aboriginal woman to be appointed to a presidential cabinet. Which baton did she serve under? (Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, or Calvin Coolidge?).

8.Acquisition out what these women accept in accepted: Sara Teasdale, Anne Sexton, Sylvia Plath, Harper Shelter, Jhumpa Lahiri, Wendy Wasserstein …

You guessed it – they’re Pulitzer prize winners. For all list, action here: http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0771154.html .

9.And what women accept won the Nobel Prize? Alpha with Madame Curie, two-age winner – in 1903 in physics, and in 1911, for chemistry. Then her daughter won the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1935. Action here to apprentice about the women Nobel Prize winners from all over the apple: http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0801697.html .

10.Notable Women Ancestors is looking for you!

It’s comprised of women’s biographies and pedigree data of notable women in history and not-so-famous women submitted by actual living descendants. Amuse on it! http://www.rootsweb.com/~nwa .

11.Advice your daughter accomplish her own listmania of books she’s peruse about women: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/fil-actualize/104-3462612-7770322 .

12.And accomplish some reading and book reviews at buttoned up. You can alpha with “To Adulation This Action,” quotations by Helen Keller: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0891283471/susandunnmome-20 and your daughter can peruse and analysis “A Picture Book of Helen Keller” –
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0823409503/susandunnmome-20 .

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Originall posted April 13, 2012