Happy Sunday! As we leave Black History Month it is important to not let one month a year be the time to celebrate and acknowledge the contributions and sacrifices African Americans made for this county. A similar notion should be applied to March, Women’s History Month. These headlines and articles take a look at events and celebrations happening across the country. As always, our selections are inspired by the Front Pages posted daily on FreedomForum.org.
March 8 is International Women’ Day and March is Women’s History Month, and many outlets are celebrating with special events and/or programming. Deadline has curated a full list of activities including panels, programming, fundraising, and podcasts.
Adweek has taken a look at what large companies and corporations are doing to celebrate Women’s History Month. Amongst these companies are Hersey,who have created the HerSHEy’s bars that highlight the SHE within the brand name. Each of the four Hershey’s Chocolate World locations in the U.S. will distribute the special bars to the first 1,000 visitors. This Thing of Ours a London based animation studio has created an animation in collaboration with 90 women illustrators from around the world.
The Guam Daily Post, Published in Tamuning, Guam
Fifty percent of the population. Give or take, that's how many women there are in the world. These women raise family, have careers, dance, create life, and so much more. So this month – Women's History Month – why not celebrate those who wrote, explored, and made change? The Guam Daily Post have put together a list of books to read written by women to highlight their contributions to the world.
Due to COVID restrictions in many places. Annually held events and celebrations have moved online or have been canceled for the year. Variety has put together a list showing how television networks are celebrating women’s history month so that you to can celebrate without leaving the comfort of your home.
From the popular movie "9 to 5" was tied to a transformational labor movement spearheaded by women demanding an end to workplace harassment and mistreatment to American Experience, the life of world-famous contralto Marian Anderson. PBS has a great lineup showcasing women from all over the world and their amazing contributions.
Need to keep current, look to the past, teach a topic? The Everett Cafe features daily postings of news from around the world, and also promotes awareness of historical events from an educational context. Check News Cafe on the Library Blog for more.