ERIC Number: ED233917
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
National Women's History Week Community Organizing Guide.
Women's Support Network, Inc., Santa Rosa, CA.
Materials for planning, organizing, and scheduling community activities for National Women's History Week (NWHW) are provided. The purpose of the week was to help male and female students become aware of the wealth of women's history that has been left out of the standard U.S. history texts used in most schools. Section 1 summarizes a sample of the activities and programs for NWHW. Section 2, which comprises the bulk of the guide, contains sample organizing materials. Included are the following: a sample editorial on the topic "Why Study Women's History?"; letters to superintendents of schools, school principals, teachers, school board members, local women's organizations, libraries, churches, social and civic organizations, women's study programs and history departments, and senators; the request for NWHW 1983 Proclamation from President Reagan; news releases to magazines, radio, and television; a listing of and guidelines for community resource women; a public service announcement; and a request for proclamations from local government. Also included are lists of regional sex desegregation centers and of Title IV state education agencies. (RM)
Descriptors: Community Cooperation, Community Coordination, Community Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Feminism, Human Resources, Local History, Program Development, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Sex Role, United States History, Womens History, Womens Studies
National Women's History Week Project, Women's Support Network, Inc., P.O. Box 3716, Santa Rosa, CA, 95402 ($6.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Women's Support Network, Inc., Santa Rosa, CA.
Identifiers: National Womens History Week
Note: Prepared by the National Women's History Week Project.