JANUARY 2023 CALENDAR
National Stalking Awareness Month
National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
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January 1 – Request your absentee ballots for 2023. All overseas U.S. citizens must do this each year. Go to www.VoteFromAbroad.org today!
January 3 – The new Congress begins at noon January 3 of each odd-numbered year following a general election unless a different day is designated.
January 11 – National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
January 14 - VMF Caucus Meeting 07:00 EST WebEx link
January 15, 1870 - The first use of a donkey to symbolize the Democratic
Party in America appeared in a cartoon in Harper's Weekly.
January 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 17 – Climate Smart: Humanities Organizations
(Application deadline: January 17, 2023)
January 19 – Creative Forces Community Engagement Grants
(Application deadline: January 19, 2023)
January 22, 1973 - Abortion became legal in the U.S. when the Supreme Court announced its decision in the case of Roe vs. Wade striking down local state laws restricting abortions in the first six months of pregnancy.
June 28, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade decision (6-3 vote).
"Believe in the power of your own voice. The more noise you make, the more accountability you demand from your leaders, the more our world will change for the better." –Al Gore