EOS Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month by paying tribute to Daniel Inouye

Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month by paying tribute to Daniel Inouye, a Hawaiian native who became the first Japanese-American Member of Congress in 1959. Inouye went on and had an unparalleled 50-year career in the U.S. Senate, becoming the most powerful AAPI in American politics.

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AAPI HERITAGE MONTH

EOS Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month by paying tribute to Patsy Mink

Today’s AAPI Heritage Month shoutout goes to Patsy Mink. In 1964, Mink was the first woman of color elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. During her decades-long Congressional career, Mink introduced the Early Childhood Education Act, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and was a co-author for Title IX, a law that advanced gender equity within federal funding policies for education- later renamed the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act in her honor.

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AAPI HERITAGE MONTH

Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Wilma Mankiller

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates women of color, like Wilma Mankiller, the first female Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. As Chief, Mankiller focused on education, job training, and healthcare for her people. Under her leadership, tribal enrollment tripled, employment doubled, infant mortality declined, and educational achievement rose. She was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 1993 and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1998.

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Women’s History Month

Equal Opportunity Schools: Celebrating Dorothy Height

Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. Equal Opportunity Schools celebrates women of color, like Dorothy Height, the godmother of the women’s movement. Height began her career in New York City as an educator, led the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) for four decades, and advised the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA). In 1994, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Women’s History Month