Women’s History Month

The county designated March 2023 as Women’s History Month, alongside local group Women Making Change. Councilmembers and group members gathered to celebrate including, from left, Tina Fanucchi-Frontado, Kristina Calkins, Roy Lee, Aja Forner, Beth Cox, Monica Solorzano, Kim Gutierrrez, Al Clark, Bunni Lesh, Connie Geston, Natalia Alarcon, Marybeth Carty, Terri Simber, Wade Nomura and Karen Graf.

The Carpinteria City Council approved two March proclamations on Monday. The first designated March 2023 as Women’s History Month in Carpinteria, and the second designated Sunday, March 12, 2023 as California Arbor Day. 

Beth Cox, from the Women Making Change Committee, spoke on behalf of the group. City Public Works Director John Ilasin spoke on the arbor day item, thanking the council for its support of arbor day. He said the city’s public works department will plan a ceremonial tree on arbor day, in collaboration with Girls Inc. 

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