Celebrate Women’s History Month In The Upstate

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Since 1987, the United States has officially observed National Women’s History Month during the month of March, to recognize and celebrate American women and their achievements. In the early 1970’s women’s history was virtually left out of public school curriculum and in mainstream media but in 1978, a task force in Sonoma County, California initiated a “Women’s History Week” celebration and within a few years had dozens of schools planning special programs as well as hundreds of community events.

This article was published in the March 7, 2013 OurUpstateSC.info Newsletter and on their website.