Annual Women’s History Month Celebration Set for March 29

  

 

The Somerville Health & Human Services Department and the Office of Somerville Commissions will present the Somerville Commission for Women’s (SCW) annual review, and celebration Women’s History Month, on Tues., March 29, at the VNA at 259 Lowell St, beginning at 6 p.m. All are welcome, and refreshments will be provided.

 

Women’s History Month is celebrated in March, dating to the first International Women’s Day on March 26, 1911. In 1981, Congress passed a resolution making Women’s History Week a national holiday, and legally expanded the observance to an entire month in 1987. This year is also the 100th anniversary Woman’s Suffrage March in Washington, D.C.

 

For more information, contact Office of Somerville Commissions Director Sonja Darai at 617-625-6600 ext. 2406, or SDarai@somervillema.gov.

 

Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Betsy Allen, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or BAllen@somervillema.gov.

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