December 13, 2002

Honor a Great Woman in Your Life!

Nominations Are Now Being Accepted For The San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame

The 2nd Annual Induction Ceremony of 5 women in to the San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame will take place on Saturday, March 22, 2003 at UCSD. Nominations for women who have contributed to the history and culture of San Diego County are requested. The 2003 inductees will be selected through an OPEN nomination process - any resident (current or former) of San Diego is eligible.

Judges will select women whose work reflects the criteria outlined in one of the following five categories: 1) Trailblazers; 2) activists and leaders; 3) women who have significantly improved the lives of women in San Diego County; 4) women who are multi-culturally competent or who have had success in building bridges, coalitions, and understanding among diverse groups within the community; and 5) women have preserved their culture and history and shared that history with their communities, including mentors, counselors, and matriarchs. At least one inductee (in any of the above categories will be a woman who is deceased or a woman under the age of 25. A complete description of nomination categories and criteria are outlined in the Women’s Hall of Fame nomination form.

Nomination Forms and guidelines are now available at the Women’s History Reclamation Project (San Diego’s only Museum of Women’s History), 2323 Broadway, Suite 107 in the Golden Hill neighborhood of San Diego. You may also receive a nomination form by calling the Women’s History Reclamation Project at (619) 233-7963, faxing a request to (619) 233-6327, or by emailing your request to whrp2@aol.com. Nominations must be submitted by mail or in-person. (No faxes accepted.) The nomination deadline is January 8, 2003.

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