National Poinsettia Day – Celebrated December 12 th!

    National Poinsettia Day      December 12, 2011   "Did you know that the poinsettia has a special day all its own? " By an Act of Congress, December 12 was set aside as National Poinsettia Day. The date marks the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett, who is credited with introducing the native Mexican plant to the United States.     Joel Roberts Poinsett (March 2, 1779 – December 12, 1851) was a physician, botanist and American statesman. He was a member of the United States House of … [Read more...]

The STIGMA must Stop with HIV/AIDS

It is a Civil Right to Live Free from Discrimination on the Basis of HIV/AIDS Status When the Attorney General, Eric H. Holder, Jr., signed the Justice Department’s operational plan (PDF 354 KB) for implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, he underscored the Department’s leadership role in eradicating discrimination against those living with HIV/AIDS. The Civil Rights Division has significant enforcement authority over the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, and the … [Read more...]

MARSH ENGLE – March 26th, 2011 is Taking Action in Los Angeles!

    A Celebration of Women is excited to remind all the Women of our World, that will be in Los Angeles, California on March 26TH, 2011. will be time for The Red Carpet Event!  Our very own WOMAN of ACTION, Marsh Engle,  will be celebrating her 10 Year Anniversary of Amazing Woman's Day!’s time for The Red Carpet Event!    Amazing Women, it’s time to pull out your ‘feminine chic best’ because we are rolling out the red carpet to mark the ...    It’s a spectacular evening of … [Read more...]

Celebrating a Centennial Women's History Month!

    History of National Women's History Month By Molly Murphy MacGregor, Executive Director and Cofounder National Women's History Project 2011 Theme - Our History is Our Strength a Centennial Year (1911-2011) Celebrate!     Local Celebrations   As recently as the 1970's, women's history was virtually an unknown topic in the K-12 curriculum or in general public consciousness. To address this situation, the Education Task Force of the Sonoma County (California) Commission on the Status of Women … [Read more...]

OSCARS 2011: Celebrating Best Actress Nominees!

Best Actress   Nominees: Jennifer Lawrence in Winter's Bone Annette Benning in The Kids Are All Right Helen Mirren in The Tempest Carey Mulligan in Never Let Me Go Natalie Portman in Black Swan Winner: Portman. Carey Mulligan was a front runner in 2010 with her role in An Education and she will again this year, but Never Let Me Go may have to lean on supporting categories while Natalie Portman rises to the top as the ballerina on the brink of nervous breakdown in Black Swan. Previously … [Read more...]

Marianne Williamson Taking Action in the Bay area!

Dear Friends, I'Il be in the Bay area for events next weekend. On Sunday, January 16th, I am doing two short talks, Q and A and book signings on my new New York Times best seller, A Course in Weight Loss: 21 Spiritual Lessons for Surrendering Your Weight Forever. If you or someone you love are dealing with any compulsive or addictive issues and want to know more about applying spiritual principles to healing them, I hope you'll join me at one or both of these events: 12 NOON: The Crystal Way … [Read more...]

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