Question: What is the theme for 2012?
Answer: Women’s Education – Women’s Empowerment is the 2012 theme. This theme pays tribute to the millions of women who have taken action to help create a better world for the times in which they lived, as well as for future generations.
Question: Who are the National Honorees for 2012?
Answer: In 2012, we are recognizing the pioneering leadership of eomen and their impact on the diverse areas of education:
Question: How can I find a speaker or performer for our women's history event?
Answer: Presenters and Performers are listed on our website. To access this information, visit our website's homepage www.nwhp.org and click on Women's History Performers & National Performers or our Distinguished Speakers Bureau.
Question: How does someone access and post on the NWHP Blog?
Answer: The NWHP Blog is accessible from our homepage www.nwhp.org. It is toward the top of the right hand side. Click on blog and once inside click on questions and answers and once inside click on Frequently Asked Question.
Question: Do we have permission to use the information on your website www.nwhp.org?
Answer: You are welcome to use all the information posted on the www.nwhp.org site. Please credit the site whenever possible. If you want to print a copy of any website information that has more than one page, first you need to highlight the entire document and copy it, and then paste it into a word document. This will allow you to print the entire document. In addition to the information on our homepage about the 2011 Theme and 2011 Honorees, there is a lot of information in the Women’s History Month and Resource Center.
Question: How long will it take to receive my order?
Answer: First, check with your Purchasing Department to make sure that the order has already been place. We ship from California within two working days. The rest depends on distance and the mailing option you choose. Even if you are in Maine, it should not take more than 1 week from the time you place the order to the time you receive it.
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Question: Can we be billed for our purchase?
Answer: You can fax or mail a Purchase Order. Please include the Purchase Order number, the shipping and billing information and an authorized signature for payment. Our fax number is 707-636-2909 and our mailing address is 3440 Airway Dr., Suite F, Santa Rosa, CA 95403.
Question: When will the President issue the 2012 National Women’s History Month Presidential Proclamation?
Answer: The President has issued the 2012 National Women’s History Month proclamation. Read it here.
Question: How do I get the schools in my community to celebrate National Women’s History Month?
Answer: Let them know that March is National Women’s History Month and suggest they visit our website for information and resources. Encourage your local schools to have students write an essay or draw a picture about the theme, "Our History is Our Strength”.
Question: Do you have any suggestions about how to get my local newspaper and radio stations to mention that March is National Women’s History Month?
Answer: The theme for National Women’s History Month 2012 is “ Women’s Education – Women’s Empowerment ”. Suggest that a reporter interview women in your community who have been active in community organizations or institutions. Write a letter to the editor of your local paper explaining the need to celebrate and recognize women's historic contributions and include information about National Women’s History Month and suggestions of specific women from the community to interview. Direct editors or program planners to the Women’s History Month section of our website www.nwhp.org for more background information.
Question: What is the best way for me to have more information about National Women’s History Month, and the 2012 Theme?
Answer: Order a copy of the 2012 Gazette and 2012 Speech in our webstore. Consider reading the speech at your event.
Question: Do you have any program ideas?
Answer: Invite a woman from history to be at your celebration program. See the NWHP listings of Women's History Performers and Authors and Presenters. There may be a performer in your community that you can plan a special program with or one of the listed National Performers can travel across the country to be at your event. Invite a special speaker. See the NWHP listings of Authors and Presenters or Our Distinguished Speakers Bureau these presenters can make history come alive with their intellect and enthusiastic presentation about a specific area of women’s History.
Question: Is there a Women’s History Quiz I can use to promote National Women’s History Month?
Answer: Yes, you will find a women’s history quiz in the Women’s History Month section of our website www.nwhp.org. Click on Test Your Knowledge http://www.nwhp.org/whm/test.php
Question: Where can I find more information on the history of National Women’s History Month?
Answer: An essay on the History of NWHM is in the Women’s History Month section of our website www.nwhp.org , If you have other questions, please call our office at 707-636-2888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. See more Women's History Celebration MaterialsIf you have more questions, please don't hesitate to email email@example.com.
Thanks for your support,
The National Women's History Project