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Memorial Day image
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May 25 2020 (All day)

Memorial Day was initially called Declaration Day. In May 1868, U.S General John A. Logan first called for the observance of Decoration Day nationally:

4th of July
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Jul 4 2020 (All day)
Logo
Event Date: 
Sep 22 2020 (All day)

September is Voter Registration Month, and September 24th (the fourth Tuesday in September) is Voter Registration Day.

Poster with woman using ballot box, 1920s, large word VOTE at top
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Oct 1 2020 (All day) to Oct 31 2020 (All day)
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Nov 1 2020 (All day) to Nov 30 2020 (All day)

To find out about this observation, visit: https://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/about/

women and men
Event Date: 
Nov 11 2020 (All day)

Veterans Day is a federal holiday to honor our country's military veterans. The holiday began as an observation of the Armistice the Allies signed with Germany to end World War I.

Portrait of Carrie Chapman Catt
Event Date: 
Jan 9 2021 (All day)

Founder of the League of Women Voters, Carrie Chapman Catt (January 9, 1859 – March 9, 1947) was peace activist before becoming a guiding force in the women's suffrage movement.

 

Martin Luther King Day of Service
Event Date: 
Jan 18 2021 (All day)

The U.S. Congress passed legislation designating the third Monday in January a federal holiday in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The bill because law in 1983.

Photo of the First LWV Board of Directors
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Feb 14 2021 (All day)
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Feb 15 2021 (All day)

In 1878, the U.S. Congress declared George Washington's birthday to be a federal holiday. The first observation was February 22, 1879. The Uniform Monday Holiday Act of 1970 changed the date of the holiday to the third Monday in February.

Mmes Justice
Event Date: 
Mar 1 2021 (All day) to Mar 31 2021 (All day)

Let's Keep Making Our History

With President Jimmy Carter's proclamation in February 1988, the U.S. began to observe Women’s History Week inclusive of International Women’s Day (March 8).

LWV Geneva members tour Women's Suffrage exhibit in Albany, NY
Event Date: 
Mar 8 2021 (All day)

A Celebration of Women's Rights

Sunshine Week: Your Right to Know
Event Date: 
Mar 14 2021 (All day) to Mar 20 2021 (All day)

Celebrating (and Defending) Your Right to Know

This celebration occurs during the week that includes President James Madison's birthday and National Freedom of Information Day—March 16.

 

Environment is in our hands
Event Date: 
Apr 22 2021 (All day)

Earth Day is observed around the world on April 22 to support environmental protection.

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