WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of women and learning more about organizations fighting for gender equality below.

RESOURCES

Women’s History Month / womenshistorymonth.gov
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.

National Women’s History Museum womenshistory.org
For the last twenty years, the National Women’s History Museum has served as the largest online cultural institution dedicated to US women’s history. As an institution, it has galvanized support for preserving, illuminating, and sharing the powerful history of women in America.

New York Historical Society – Center for Women’s History nyhistory.org/womens-history
The first of its kind in the nation within the walls of a major museum, the Center for Women’s History unearths the lives and legacies of women who have shaped and continue to shape the American experience. Our free curriculum website provides teachers, students, and curious individuals with information about the myriad and often critical roles women played in shaping United States history.

National Women’s History Alliance nationalwomenshistoryalliance.org
The National Women’s History Alliance formerly, the National Women’s History Project, is a leader in promoting Women’s History and is committed to the goals of education, empowerment, equality, and inclusion. 

Smithsonian Institute womenshistory.si.edu
To create a more equitable America, the Smithsonian is researching, disseminating, and amplifying the histories of American women through its American Women’s History Initiative in preparation for the future Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum.

National Archives archives.gov/news/topics/womens-history
The National Archives celebrates Women’s History Month, recognizing the great contributions that women have made to our nation. Learn about the history of women in the United States by exploring their stories through letters, photographs, film, and other primary sources.


ORGANIZATION SPOTLIGHT

Women in Music womeninmusic.org
Established in 1985, Women in Music is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to advancing equality, visibility and opportunities for women in the musical arts through education, support, empowerment and recognition.

Time’s Up Now timesupnow.org
By helping change culture, companies, and laws, TIME’S UP Now aims to create a society free of gender-based discrimination in the workplace and beyond. We want every person — across race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, gender identity, and income level — to be safe on the job and have equal opportunity for economic success and security. TIME’S UP Now is an independent, nonpartisan, and not-for-profit 501(c)(4) charitable organization.

PowerPlay NYC powerplaynyc.org
PowerPlay’s programs for girls and young women seek to stem the decline in confidence that occurs three times more often in girls than boys from elementary school to high school. Using sports as our hook, PowerPlay starts a dialogue, offers the chance for critical and analytical thinking and opens the door to personal, academic and career growth for girls at all stages of their development.

Freedom House bflnyc.org/programs-services
Opened in 2006 in New York City, Freedom House is a domestic violence shelter (90-180 day stay) for women, men and children. We serve both families and single individuals with or without disabilities. 

Trans Lifeline translifeline.org
Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community.

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