Zoe Nicholson, feminist activist, Director of the Long Beach Suffrage 100, Long Beach resident honored by the City of West Hollywood with Street Banners celebrating National Women’s History Month in March.
Throughout the month, street pole banners that commemorate famous American women, civil rights leaders, and women’s rights activists will be on display along Santa Monica Boulevard. Existing street pole banners include Jane Addams; Susan B. Anthony; Elizabeth Blackwell; Ivy Bottini; Rachel Carson; Hillary Rodham Clinton; Bessie Coleman; Midge Costanza; Dolores Huerta; Mother Jones; Coretta Scott King; Mary Lyon; Wilma Mankiller; Mary McLeod Bethune; Patsy Mink; Inez Milholland; Connie Norman; Michelle Obama; Alice Paul; Rosa Parks; Eleanor Roosevelt; Margaret Sanger; Sonia Sotomayor; Elizabeth Stanton; Gloria Steinem; Elizabeth Taylor; Sojourner Truth; Harriet Tubman; U.S. Congressmember Maxine Waters; Oprah Winfrey; and Ida B. Wells.
National Women’s History Month will officially kick-off with the unveiling of two new women’s history month street pole banners, one honoring feminist leader Zoe Nicholson and the other commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The presentation will be held at the regular meeting of the West Hollywood City Council on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the City of West Hollywood’s Council Chambers/Public Meeting Room at the West Hollywood Library, located at 625 N. San Vicente Boulevard. There will be a reception at 5:30 p.m. hosted by the City of West Hollywood and its Women’s Advisory Board. Admission is free; no RSVP is required. Free parking will be available at the adjacent five-story structure with validation at the meeting.