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⭐ National Youth Summit on Gender Equity (Smithsonian American History Museum) – VIRTUAL

The National Youth Summit brings middle and high school students together with scholars, teachers, policy experts, and activists in a national conversation about important events in America’s past that have relevance to the nation’s present and future. Guided by history, the 2021 National Youth Summit will provide a platform for learners nationwide […]


Let’s Talk About Queer Terms (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Interested in learning about LG​BTQIA terminology but not sure where to start? Join us for a frank discussion of terms you may hear uttered by the queer community regarding sexuality and gender, learn about the importance of pronouns and gain a deeper respect for the queer community. Led by Dr. […]


⭐ A Tale of Two Counties: The Status of Women in Montgomery County (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Patricia Maclay MD, a Commissioner with the Montgomery County Commission for Women (CFW), will present an overview of the Commission’s work in the community. Covering topics ranging from youth engagement to the Women’s Legislative Briefing, Dr. Maclay will invite discussion about the issues facing women and girls in the County. […]


Beyond the 19th: The Equal Rights Amendment (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join Ranger Susan Philpott of the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument to explore the evolution of the ERA–and the concept of equality–over the past century. Women won an important victory with the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920. But the vote wasn’t the end; it was just the beginning […]


‘Bearing Witness’ Documentary Screening and Panel (Marie Colvin Memorial Foundation) – VIRTUAL

A documentary on female journalists working in combat zones featuring Marie Colvin. About this Event Followed by a panel with Cathleen Colvin, Marijana Wotton (director/producer) and Mary Rogers. Bearing Witness highlights five intrepid women journalists and their yearlong experiences in Iraq beginning in April 2003. The five journalists are veterans […]


Opportunity for SSL Hours: ‘Culture of Respect’ Training Lesson (MCPS) – VIRTUAL

Culture of Respect, A Student Online Training Lesson Montgomery County Public Schools is committed to ensuring our students are equipped with the information needed to be able to recognize signs of bullying/cyberbullying, harassment (including sexual harassment), hate-bias incidents, hazing, intimidation, and student gender norms. An online student training lesson, entitled […]


A Conversation with Andrea S. Boyles, Author of ‘You Can’t Stop the Revolution: Community Disorder and Social Ties in Post-Ferguson America’ (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join us for a discussion with Andrea S. Boyles, sociologist and author of You Can’t Stop the Revolution: Community Disorder and Social Ties in Post-Ferguson America. In conversation with Derek Hyra, Boyles will discuss her book and her scholarship focussing on social inequality; the intersection of race, gender, and class; community and neighborhood disorder; […]


100 Years of Women Voting: 2020 Symposium Closing Keynote (U.S. Capitol Historical Society) – VIRTUAL

Gaining the franchise was just the beginning. Join us for a series of discussions on the historic impact of women in American public life. About this Event The U.S. Capitol Historical Society invites you to attend its 2020 Annual Symposium, 100 Years of Women Voting. Over six weekly sessions, distinguished speakers will […]