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National Women’s History Month Coming Up In March

For Immediate Release
 
From: Molly MacGregor, Executive Director, National Women’s History Alliance
Re: Official Women’s History Month Celebration, March 30, 2019, in Washington, D.C.
The National Women’s History Alliance is 
Proud to Announce the 2019 Women’s History Honorees 
to be Recognized in Washington, D.C.
Special Awards Luncheon and Program Celebrating 2019 Honorees Saturday, March 30, from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm
at The Hamilton Live, 600 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C.

The Women’s History Theme for 2019 is  

 Throughout this year, we honor eleven outstanding women for their unrelenting and inspirational effort to make our world a more peaceful place. Their lives demonstrate the power of voice, of taking action, and of believing that meaningful and lasting change is possible in our democratic society.

The 2019 National Women’s History Honorees are:
Will be present for the event:
Kathy Kelly, peace activist, pacifist, author, one of the founding members of Voices in the Wilderness, and a current
co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence
Deborah Tucker, a national leader on ending sexual assault and domestic violence, and President of the Board of Directors of the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
Graciela Sanchez, community organizer and co-founder and Director of the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center  Dr. E. Faye Williams, peace and human rights activist, and President & CEO of the National Congress of Black Women
Zainab Salbi, humanitarian, media host, and founder and former CEO of Women for Women International, and serves on the Board of Directors of the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence Sister Alice Zachmann, peace and justice activist, and founder and former Director of the Guatemala Human Rights Commission, and a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame
Deceased Honorees:
Elise Boulding, creator of Peace and Conflict Studies
Peace Pilgrim, spiritual leader and peace activist
Sarah Brady, gun control advocate
Mary Burnett Talbert, anti-lynching activist, orator, and suffragist
Dorothy Cotton, civil rights activist
For Tickets & Information, call 707-636-2888, or visit our web store.
 
The National Women’s History Alliance
 
Established in 1980, as the National Women’s History Project (NWHP) and expanded in 2018 to become the National Women’s History Alliance, is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational corporation dedicated to the promotion and recognition of multicultural American women’s history. NWHA led the successful Congressional campaign to recognize March as National Women’s History Month. The NWHA has trained thousands of teachers on how to include women in the curricula, and NWHA materials are used across the country in classrooms, government agencies, and civic organizations.
 

National Women’s History Project
730 Second Street #469
Santa Rosa, CA 95402
http://www.nwhp.org
(707) 636-2888
nwhp@nwhp.org

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