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    Mary McLeod Bethune Council House

    National Historic Site DC

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October 01, 2014
"Accepting Ourselves and Supporting Each Other" National Coming Out Day Celebration
The Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site is hosting an open mic event on Saturday, October 11, 2014, to share the LGBTQ story, history, and experience.

September 24, 2014
Gopaul Noojibail Named Superintendent
Gopaul Noojibail, a 15-year veteran of federal service, has been promoted to Superintendent of several national parks in Washington, D.C., administered as National Capital Parks East. In this role, Noojibail is responsible for the management and direction of vast urban green spaces, beloved neighborhood parks that date to the L’Enfant Plan and for national parks that honor heroes of American history like Frederick Douglass, Mary McLeod Bethune and Carter G. Woodson.

August 08, 2014
National Park Service Seeks Nominations to Federal Advisory Commission for the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
The National Park Service is seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for appointment to the advisory commission for the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site. Appointments to the 15-member federal advisory commission serve terms of four years. Written nominations are being accepted until September 8, 2014.

April 03, 2014
Celebrate Courageous Women
During National Park Week, April 19-27, the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House and the Watha T. Daniel DC Public Library will highlight important events involving the efforts of a collective of women that crossed party lines and religious practices in the United States.

January 30, 2014
Celebrate Women’s History Month
As educators, humanitarians, activists and leaders, Mary McLeod Bethune, Maggie Walker, Clara Barton and Harriet Tubman shaped the course of American history. Three nearby national parks will commemorate these and other inspirational women with events in DC, Maryland and Virginia.

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