Empowerment: Spring 2021

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She Lifts Her In Wisdom By Michele Thomas

Justice is about making sure that being polite is not the same as being quiet. In fact, oftentimes, the most righteous thing you can do is shake the table. — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

month of March as Women’s History Month.

Additionally, National Women’s Month coincides with International Women’s Day. Women worldwide are celebrated for accomplishments in economics, science, politics, and Every March, we celebrate women social justice. International Women’s both past and present and their lifechanging contributions to society. Day has been held annually on March 8th since 1911, furthering the cause of Women who used their voices and women’s rights. This year’s theme is platforms to challenge, inspire ‘Choose to Challenge.’ Like those who change, and give hope to present and future generations. In the United came before us, whose shoulders we States, Women’s History Month began stand on, we must make a conscious in 1981 with a designated week each decision to challenge inequity, March. In 1987, the National Women’s economic, and gender disparity. One person can make a difference. History Project petitioned Congress to pass a bill establishing the entire


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