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0 Happy Women's History Month!—March

About Women’s History Month:
"Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week." 

 Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a week in March as "Women’s History Week." In 1987 after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as “Women’s History Month." Between 1988 and 1994, Congress passed additional resolutions requesting and authorizing the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month.  Since 1995, Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama have issued a series of annual proclamations designating the month of March as “Women’s History Month.” (source)

PBS Documentary Recommendation | "Makers: Women Who Make America"
"Dear Friends: If you happen across the PBS documentary on feminism that they're showing right now, watch it! It's absolutely amazing how far we've come, but often scary to see how close we are to reverting on certain issues. The documentary really makes you appreciate the movement, and the strong women who said enough is enough." - Alice Rose  Click here to learn more >>

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