FIRST CELEBRATED IN MARCH 1911, MARCH HAS BEEN THE CELEBRATORY  MONTH FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY. 1978 IN SONOMA, CA 
THAT DAY TRANSFORMED INTO
 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S  WEEK.
 
BY 1980, PRESIDENT CARTER ISSUED A PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATION  DECLARING THE WEEK OF MARCH 8TH, AS NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY WEEK.
BY 1986 14 STATES HAD DECLARED MARCH AS WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH, AND BETWEEN THE YEARS OF 1988 AND 1994, CONGRESS PASSED ADDITIONAL RESOLUTIONS REQUESTING AND AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO PROCLAIM MARCH OF EACH YEAR AS WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH.
 
SINCE 1998, EACH SITTING U.S PRESIDENT HAS ISSUED ANNUAL PROCLAMATIONS DESIGNATING MARCH
AS WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH.
THE THEME FOR 2020 IS "VALIANT WOMEN OF THE VOTE". THIS THEME IS IN HONOR OF THE BRAVE WOMEN THAT CONTINUE TO FIGHT FOR THE VOTING RIGHTS OF OTHERS. THIS MONTH AS A WHOLE IS MEANT TO HONOR THE IMMEASURABLE CONTRIBUTIONS OF WOMEN TO THE ENTIRE WORLD. 

 

In the month of February, we celebrate ALL survivors of varying forms of cancer. We ask that you help in raising awareness for the following forms of cancer and other health-related concerns in the month of February; 

  • WORLD CANCER DAY (February 4th)

  • NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY FOR WOMEN'S HEART HEALTH (Feb 5TH)

  • AMERICAN HEART MONTH

  • CONGENITAL HEART DEFECT AWARENESS WEEK (Feb 7-14TH)

  • NATIONAL CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH

  • TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

  • NATIONAL DONOR DAY (Feb 14th)

  • AFRICAN HERITAGE & HEALTH WEEK (1ST WEEK  OF FEB)