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Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Gabriela Mistral

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates women of color, like Gabriela Mistral, a Chilean poet-diplomat and educator. In 1945 she became the first Latin American author to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature. Her portrait also appears on the 5,000 Chilean peso bank note.

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Women’s History Month

Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Zitkala-Sa

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates women of color, like Zitkala-Sa, a writer, musician, and one of the most influential Native American activists of the 20th century. Zitkala-Sa founded the National Council of American Indians, which advocated for Indigenous citizenship rights, educational opportunities, improved health care, and cultural recognition and preservation.

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Women’s History Month

Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Charlotte Ray

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates women of color, like Charlotte Ray, who started her career teaching at Howard University and became the first Black women lawyer in the United States. She was also the first woman to graduate from Howard University School of Law, the first woman admitted to the District of Columbia Bar, and the first woman admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia.

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Women’s History Month

Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Sonia Sotomayor

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates women of color, like Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and Latina Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and one of five women who have served on the court. She was nominated by President Barack Obama and has served since 2009. Sotomayor has been identified with concern for the rights of defendants, calls for reform of the criminal justice system, and making impassioned dissents on issues of race, gender and ethnic identity.

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Women’s History Month

Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Yuri Kochiyama

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates women of color, like Yuri Kochiyama, a Japanese America civil rights activist who spent her life advocating for Black, Latinx, Native American and Asian American communities. In 2014, the White House honored Kochiyama for her life’s pursuit of social justice.

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Women’s History Month