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Women’s Equality Day is August 26th

 
DANA DEROUCHEY
Women’s Equality Day is August 26th
by DANA DEROUCHEY - Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 12:43 PM
 

Women's Equality Day is August 26

In celebration of this year’s Women’s Equality Day, Team AgLearn is providing information and resources to encourage engagement with this annual commemoration of the passage of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.


Background

From the 1973 Joint Resolution External Link: “Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That August 26, 1973, is designated as ‘Women's Equality Day’, and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation in commemoration of that day in 1920 on which the women of America were first guaranteed the right to vote. Approved August 16, 1973.”

Learn more about Women’s Equality Day External Link


Selected AgLearn Resources


USDA Information & Resources on Women’s Equality Day