CSU-Pueblo to celebrate Women’s History Month with a variety of events, activities


CSU-Pueblo to celebrate Women’s History Month with a variety of events, activities

PUEBLO – Colorado State University-Pueblo will celebrate Women’s History Month with a variety of events throughout March to commemorate the history of women’s contributions to the community and country.

In 1978, the Education Task Force of Sonoma County (California) Commission on the Status of Women initiated a Women’s History Week. By 1986, 14 states already had declared March as Women’s History Month. In 1987, Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month.

Major events in March include the Panza Monologues, the  Latina version of the Vagina Monologues with a focus on Latinas perspectives of their stomachs, which will be read from 6-8 p.m. on March 9 in the Diversity Resource. 

The complete list of events follows:

March 7 - Women and Baseball, First-Year Center,  OUC212, 2 p.m.

March 9 -  Panza Monologues, Diversity Resource Center, OUC031, 6 p.m.

March 15 - Six Degrees of Separation: Women of the Civil Rights Movement, Diversity Resource Center, OUC031, 7 p.m.

March 16 - Making Sense of Consent,  Diversity Resource Center, OUC031, 2 p.m.

March 29 - Never Look a Hot Comb in the Teeth and the Creamy Lye They Tell Us  (Black Hair Discussion),  Diversity Resource Center, OUC 031, 7-9 p.m.
 
March 30 - Women and World Religions, Diversity Resource Center, OUC031, 2 p.m.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.