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How should women or groups and their contributions be honored in Santa Clara County?

ex. "I would like to see a plaque to honor women who worked in the orchards and packing of fruits from this area [Campbell]" - C. Zelaya

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How would you like to see women recognized for their work in District 3 of Santa Clara County?

I want to see more informational signs around the county that teach about the women who had an impact in that area, or if a building/park/street is named after a woman and why.

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Would love to see something dedicated to women in the semiconductor/electronics industry. My mother as well as many others inspected PC boards that were the foundation of our county's wealth and future.

That's a great idea and I can totally see how that would be impactful for so many people here, particularly women of color. My mom also worked in the semiconductor industry and I also know of others whose... Read more...

I was thinking of an area of education, where it may be more impactful. Something that encourages the idea of "on the shoulders of our mothers we stand." I'm really open to any area that makes sense.

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How would you like to see women recognized for their work in District 3 of Santa Clara County?

I would like to see women in Santa Clara county recognize by simply awarding them. A simple gift card or recognition certificate would be great. I would like the women to be recognized in our community... Read more...

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How would you like to see women recognized for their work in District 5 of Santa Clara County?

Art contest for kids that features women role models - Palo Alto May Fete Parade

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How would you like to see women recognized for their work in District 3 of Santa Clara County?

There is a lot of development for apartments going up across from the Great Mall and VTA station. It would be nice to designate a park / gathering area of some sort in this area so that people can be in... Read more...

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Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence. Santa Clara County’s only stand alone domestic violence agency in San Jose for 50 years founded in 1971 by Latina activist Bea Mendez Robinson.

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Louise Benson who began what would become Sacred Heart Community Services by providing sandwiches to those in Saint James Park

Thank you for your post Alexander! I love Sacred Heart! I'm so glad you highlighted Louise Benson the "Mother Teresa of San Jose". There are so many ways in how we can honor Louise and her contributions... Read more...

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The San Jose Woman's Club, one of California's oldest women’s organizations, was established in 1894 as part of a global social movement of women’s clubs that combined self-improvement with voluntary community... Read more...

Thank you Darlene for your post! I was just there yesterday. Haven't visited in well over 5-6 years and am happy to see that the building is still a gem. It was exciting to learn about the new programs... Read more...

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Joyce Ellington Public Library. Joyce was a founding member of the Northside Neighborhood Association and worked tirelessly to bring library branch to the neighborhood. <br>http://www.northside-sj.org/html/projects/proj_history_ellington.html

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St. Clare Statue by Anne Van Kleeck (1965)

Hi Patricia! The statue of St Clare that I pinned on this map is located at the Santa Clara Civic Center! Is there another statue at St. Clare Church?

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How would you like to see women recognized for their work in District 2 of Santa Clara County?

Quetzal Gomez, County of Santa Clara employee - Viva Calle SJ

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How would you like to see women recognized for their work in District 5 of Santa Clara County?

Everywhere, from bus stops to parks - Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival

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How would you like to see women recognized for their work in District 5 of Santa Clara County?

Mitchell Park and Palo Verde Elementary - Palo Alto May Fete Parade

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