Tag Archives: women’s history month

Left to right: Jolayjah Foote, Rachel Gutierrez, Jenifer Salgado Lopez, Mikyla Williams, Renelle Damasco, Nancy Hoang, Alma Lucas, and Natalie Nong.

Young Women Explore the Future at Women’s History Event

Performing Stars of Marin recently held their second annual event, “ENLIGHTEN,” in recognition of Women’s History Month on Saturday, March 21 at the Manzanita Recreation Center in Sausalito. Over 200 people attended, including professional career [...]
(Back Row, L-R): Mistress of Ceremonies Christie James, Kiss FM 98.1, NCBW Members Cynthia Moten,  Evelyn B. Perkins, 2nd Vice President Ria Brandenberg, and Jean Osbay Bell. (Front Row, L-R): NCBW Member Mary L. Dixon, Founding President I. Lee Murphy Reed, President Maxine Hickman, and Supervisor Doris Ward. Photo credit:  Adrion Anderson - ADA Photography.

100 Black Women SF Chapter Awards Community Leaders

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women’s San Francisco chapter hosted its 10th annual “Bridging the Generations – Golden Girls Hats and Gloves Tea” Saturday, March 14 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. In [...]
Gigi Crowder

For Women’s History Month, Honor Mental Health Worker Gigi Crowder

The subject of mental illness has been taboo in the African American community for too long. Too often these issues have been locked behind closed doors, viewed as “family business.” Many people misunderstand what a [...]
Book cover of "Ying Lee, From Shanghai to Berkeley".

Assemblymember Thurmond Honors Longtime Berkeley Activist Ying Lee

Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) has recognized Ying Lee, former Berkeley City Councilmember and tireless social justice activist, as the 15th Assembly District’s Women’s History Month awardee.

Gladys Green to Be Inducted in Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame Ceremony will be held Saturday, March 21 in Oakland

Gladys Green has made her mark on the community of Oakland many times over – as a neighborhood activist, a business leader, a champion of low-income and underserved residents, and as a driving force in [...]
Jazz singer Mary Stallings

Bay Area African American Women in Music: Jazz Singer Mary Stallings Still Feelin’ Good After All These Years

Deciding on which of some 50 women to begin Women’s History Month in a projected yearlong series, “Bay Area African American Women in Music,” presented a dilemma since there are so many distinguished possibilities. &a
L to R, from top- Treva Reid, Brigitte Cook, Iris Merriouns, Nyeisha DeWitt, Katherine Jolly, Pamela Calloway, Shereda Nosakhare, Maïsha Everhart, Julie M. Waters, and Aisha Brown. Photo by Ashley Chambers

Bay Area Women Leading Behind the Scenes in Politics

The face of leadership is changing. More African American women are being represented in the political arena. They manage communications for state leaders, represent politicians in the State Assembly, and play a big role in [...]