house resolution no.205

Reps. DeBoer, Steele, Lightner, St. Germaine, Wendzel, Schmaltz, Smit, Weiss, Morse, Conlin, Rigas, Johnsen, Thompson, Bollin, Paiz and Brenda Carter offered the following resolution:

A resolution to declare March 2024 as Women’s History Month in the state of Michigan.

Whereas, Women's History Month is a time to honor and recognize the invaluable contributions that women have made throughout history, shaping societies, cultures, and economies; and

Whereas, Women have played pivotal roles in advancing human rights, breaking barriers, and achieving milestones in various fields, including science, technology, politics, arts, education, and beyond; and

Whereas, Women's History Month serves as a platform to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements, leadership, and resilience of women from diverse backgrounds and experiences; and

Whereas, This month provides an opportunity to reflect on the progress that has been made towards gender equality while recognizing the work that still needs to be done to eliminate discrimination and empower women globally; and

Whereas, Women continue to be instrumental in driving positive change, contributing to the betterment of society, and serving as role models for future generations; and

Whereas, Women's History Month encourages individuals and communities to raise awareness about the challenges women face, and to foster a world where all individuals have equal opportunities to thrive; now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the House of Representatives, That the members of this legislative body declare March 2024 as Women's History Month in the state of Michigan. We officially recognize and celebrate  Women's History Month and expresses gratitude for the countless achievements and contributions of women throughout history; and be it further

Resolved, That we encourage the community to participate in events, discussions, and activities that promote gender equality, celebrate women's accomplishments, and inspire future generations to pursue their aspirations without limitations.