National Women’s History Month

As recently as the 1970s, women’s history was virtually an unknown topic in the K-12 curriculum or in general public consciousness. To address this situation, the Education Task Force of the Sonoma County (California) Commission on the Status of Women initiated a “Women’s History Week” celebration for 1978.
The first steps toward success came in February […]

Black History Month

In 1926 Dr. Carter G. Woodson instituted the first week-long celebration to raise awareness of African Americans’ contributions to history. Prior to this time, little information could be found regarding African American history. Important achievements were left out of history books, and there was a general misconception that African Americans had made little contribution to […]

Closed on President’s Day

The Coming of Age offices will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018 in observance of President’s Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

Happy Thanksgiving from the Coming of Age Staff

The Coming of Age Staff would like to wish our volunteers, partner agencies, board & advisory council members, and all our supporters a very Happy Thanksgiving. Our offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 23 & 24th. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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