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CALENDAR February / March 2024 Inclusive Women On International Women's Day on March 8, #InspireInclusion. Inclusion means celebrating women's achievement, raising awareness about discrimination, and taking action to drive gender parity. When we inspire others to understand and value women's inclusion, we forge a better world. Find ideas for action at March is also National Women's History Month. The 2024 theme: "Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion" — recognizing women who understand that, for a positive future, we must eliminate bias and discrimination from our lives and institutions. More at Black History Month Black history is taught all year long, not just in February. But there is still time to celebrate the 2024 Black History Month theme, "African Americans & the Arts," spanning the many impacts Black Americans have had on visual arts, music, cultural movements and more. Educators can explore Smithsonian resources at; the Teaching and Learning Unit at its National Museum of African American History and Culture offers programs and resources for students and educators in grades 3–12. Arts Education An education without the arts is inadequate and incomplete. The arts are a fundamental way to express oneself and can help students learn and experience different perspectives on the human condition. March is a time to revel in the arts, what with Music in Our Schools Month (, Arts Education Month and Youth Art Month ( Humanity by Ruby Ecoff; teacher Milinda Jaffe, Las Virgenes Educators Assn.; 2021 Southern California Youth Art Month Exhibit. 7 F E B R U A R Y / M A R C H 2 0 24 In the Know

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