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Women’s History Month, How will you celebrate?

March wasn’t always celebrated as Women’s History Month. According to the National Women’s History Museum, it was only celebrated for a week in the month of March until 1987, when the United States Congress passed Public Law 100-9, designating March as Women’s History Month. It is a month-long event to reflect on contributions of women in the United States history, such as Abigail Adams to Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth to Rosa Parks just to name a few. These are some ideas on how to celebrate Women’s History Month:

• Read a book by a female author to celebrate literary works by women.

• Listen to a podcast hosted by women: Stuff Mom Never Told You or The History Chicks.

• Send a “thank you” letter or note to women in your life who have inspired you or have impacted your life. Who doesn’t enjoy getting a letter from a friend?

• Love TED Talks? Check out the top 10 TED talks by Women.

• Join Partners, Women and Finances Live Webinar on March 15th, click here to register.

This year, we invite you to share your Women’s History Month celebrations with us on Instagram. Tag @PartnersFCU* so that we can share your story with our Members. To help get you inspired, take a look at last year’s Women’s History Month video, where we celebrated Partners cast members and their stories.

With contributions by Amelia B., Jennifer M. and Daniel N. from Partners

1. Quotes Sourced from https://www.womenshistory.org/womens-history/womens-history-monthhttps://blackhistorymonth.gov/about

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