SOCIAL JUSTICE EVENTS & READINGS
Select from a range of topics and formats
for your Winter reading, viewing, or listening,
curated by PLATO's Diversity Awareness Committee.
DID YOU KNOW? December 14 - January 4, 2022
Did You Know… Patsy Matsu Takemoto Mink of Hawaii, was the first woman of color and the first Asian-American woman to serve in the U.S. Congress. She was also the first Asian-American to run for President.
Mink is known for writing bills like Title IX (later named the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act), the Early Childhood Education Act, and Women’s Educational Equity Act.
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DID YOU KNOW? – spotlighting notable contributions made by non-mainstream individuals you might not have learned or read about. Suggestions for inclusions are welcome (send to Kathy at: email@example.com).