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The McCarthy Library celebrates Women's History Month this March! We've provided a list of some local and national resources to help celebrate the occasion, as well as a list of recommended materials and local events which you might find engaging.
Happy Women's History Month from all of us at the McCarthy Library!
Women's History Month Virtual Film Screening
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Presented by the Oakland Public Library and the African American Museum and Library at Oakland, this screening will showcase interviews with local women about their history and lives in the East Bay
EMPOWERING WOMXN OF COLOR OPEN MIC
8-10:30 p.m. March 4, La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, $5-$15
Come celebrate the voices of Women of Color at La Peña and get ready to perform yourself by signing up to the Open Mic. This program is presented by La Peña and the UC Berkeley Womxn of Color Initative.
4th Annual Women's Empowerment Summit 2022
Mar 12, 4:00 PM Continental Club, 1658 12th St, Oakland, CA 94607, USA
Hip Hop For Change Presents 4TH ANNUAL WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT SUMMIT
Allyship In Action To Amplify Women’s Voices
Including a Panel Discussion and Women’s Empowerment Curriculum Workshop
Doors at 4pm / Workshop at 5pm / Panel at 6pm / Show at 7pm
Women in the California Gold Rush
Saturday March 19th, 2022, 11:30AM-12:30PM; Benicia Historical Museum 2060 Camel Road Benicia, CA 94510
Stop by the Benicia Historical Museum to learn about the various roles that women occupied during the California Gold Rush, as well as their financial successes. Presented by Jerrie Beard, a California State Parks employee and a National Association for Interpretation-certified interpreter.
A museum located in Richmond, CA which explores the civilian efforts and contributions to the Second World War, particularly women and the ways in which they aided the war effort from 'back home.'
Located in San Diego, the Women's Museum of California offers both in person and digital exhibits discussing the diverse women of California and showcases their contributions, struggles, and triumphs.
An online resource showcasing virtual exhibits and other resources focused on women in the history of the United States.