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Women's History Month

Women, The Future is Female Sign

History of Women's History Month

Women's History Month serves to honor and remember the history and contributions of women in society to bring about social change, and speak out against injustice. Women's History Month originally began as a petition to celebrate Women's History Week on March 7, 1982. After another petition secured the celebratory week for the next five years, Women's History Week became Women's History Month in 1987 after Congress passed resolution Pub. L. 100-9 designating the month of March for the celebration month. Today we look back to honor the women who have helped shape and secure women's rights, and we also look ahead and celebrate the women working today to continue this important work for future generations.   For more information on the national recognition of Women's History Month, visit:  

And don't forget to celebrate International Women's Day every March 8th!

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Women's History Month Slide



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  • The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's greatest abolitionist by Margarita Engle (Book, Hoopla Book)
  • Our stories, our voices : 21 YA authors get real about injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America (Book)
  • History vs women : the defiant lives that they don't want you to know by Anita Sarkeesian (Book)
  • Witches! : the absolutely true tale of disaster in Salem by Rosalyn Schanzer (Book)
  • Watch us rise by Renée Watson (Book)
  • Wonder Woman: Warbringer (Book)
  • A Tyranny of Petticoats (Book)
  • Foul is Fair (Hoopla eAudioBook)
  • Fight Like a Girl (Hoopla eBook)
  • No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture (Book, Hoopla eBook, OverDrive eBook)
  • When You Were Everything (Book)

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Magazines & Newspapers
  • Harvard Women's Health Watch
  • Ms. Magazine
  • Marie Claire
  • O: The Oprah Magazine
  • Umon Sensu = Woman Sense (Korean)


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Women's History Month Slide Places

2730 Historic Decatur Road, Suite 103
San Diego, CA 92106
(619) 233-7963
333 South Spring Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Hollywood Pilgrimage Memorial Monument (memorial to Christine Wetherill Stevenson)
2580 Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, California

Landmarks designed by women

437 W. 9th Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 547-0831
Norms (Helen Liu Fong/Armet & Davis)
470 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles California 90048
(310) 657-8333
Pann's Restaurant (Helen Liu Fong/Armet & Davis)
6710 La Tijera Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Johnie's Coffee Shop (Helen Liu Fong/Armet & Davis)
6101 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
415 Pacific Coast Highway 
Santa Monica, CA, 90402
(310) 458-4904
Terminal 1 (Norma Merrick Sklarek)
Los Angeles International Airport