Happy Birthday Dorothy Height! Women's History Month Celebration

Deanwood Library

Happy Birthday Dorothy Height! Women's History Month Celebration

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 10:30 a.m.

Celebrate the birth and legacy of local civil rights hero Dorothy Height with a concert by DC Strings Workshop spotlighting the work of female composers, followed by birthday cake and juice. After the concert kids can make a special paper hat in celebration of Ms. Height's iconic look.  

Dorothy I Height (March 24, 1912 – April 20, 2010) was an American administrator and educator who worked as a civil rights and women's rights activist, specifically focused on the issues of African American women, including unemployment, illiteracy and voter awareness.