CELEBRATING ARCHIVE

 

AUTISM ACCEPTANCE MONTH

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FROM AWARENESS TO ACCEPTANCE

10 Children's Books that accurately portray what it is like to be autistic

Greta Thunberg Likens Autism to Superpower

FAMOUS PEOPLE WITH AUTISM

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WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

 

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ABOUT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY ON MARCH 8TH

 

International Women's Day (IWD)

Celebrate women's achievements. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.

UNITED NATIONS: History of IWD

Video of IWD 2020: We are #GenerationEquality

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THE EMPOWERMENT PROJECT

Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things is the incredible journey of 5 female filmmakers driving across America to encourage, empower, and inspire the next generation of strong women to go after their career ambitions. 

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Women's History Month

PBS Kids All About the Holidays - short video about history of Women’s History Month

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

 

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WHY WE NEED BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Analyzing and celebrating Black history helps students think critically about present-day social issues.

by Coshandra Dillard

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THE UNSUNG HEROS OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT ARE BLACK WOMEN YOU HAVE NEVER HEARD OF

History remembers the male leaders who fought for human rights, but it was women who made so many victories possible.

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BESSIE COLEMAN: AVIATION HISTORY - BLACK HISTORY MONTH

I Can't Believe That Happened: A History Podcast for Kids

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Celebrate Black History Month Around Connecticut

Plan a day or weekend engaging with the many landmarks and museums that honor Black history throughout the state. During Black History Month especially, prioritize ways to honor black accomplishments and joy - visit the Connecticut 29th Regiment Monument in New Haven, or make plans to visit the first boarding school for African American women in Canterbury when it reopens.

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Learn About Some of the Incredible Black Women Being Honored Today


Like Ida B. Wells (now a Barbie doll) and Maya Angelou (soon to be on quarters). Watch Maya Angelou read her poem, "On the Pulse of the Morning" which is interpreted to speak about how humans can make this earth a better place for everyone.

NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MONTH

 

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NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

 

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NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

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NATIONAL PRIDE MONTH

 

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