Air Force

February 7, 2014

DEOMI releases 2014 National African American/Black History Month observance poster

PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – In observance of African American/Black History Month, celebrated each year during the month of February the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) proudly announces the availability of original artwork available for download from DEOMI’s public website, www.deomi.org. You may simply click the image of the poster on this news release to go directly to the poster’s download page. “The idea for this year’s poster came from the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) Call for Papers regarding their 2014 theme, “Civil Rights in America,” which focuses on the 50th anniversary of the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. It mentions advocates of social justice such as Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Dubois, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Fanny Lou Hamer, but also includes leaders who subordinated their roles to the general cause as women or members of the gay and lesbian community for the greater good like Pauli Murray, Bayard Rustin and James Baldwin. The background image is an etching of Frederick Douglass superimposed onto an image of the Civil Rights Act,” explained Mr. Peter Hemmer, DEOMI Illustrator.

Please note that you may download the hi-resolution poster image file and take it to your preferred printing facility for display in your organization or use during your special observance programs. All DEOMI special observance poster images are high-resolution and may be used to print posters up to 30 X 40 inches. DEOMI does not have the capability to print posters and mail them out to customers upon request. All DEOMI observance month poster files are in the public domain unless otherwise indicated.

Learn more about the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by visiting:
http://www.history.com/topics/civil-rights-act




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Untitled-1

Preparation essential for those living in “Earthquake Country”

While we continually stress the fact we live in earthquake country, the last couple of weeks have certainly lent credence to that statement. Seismic activity in the California area to include Los Angeles, La Habra and Fortuna, ...
 
 
taxes-art

Tax season deadline looms, free filing available

On April 15, the regular tax season comes to an end. Unless you qualify for an automatic extension (deployed anytime from Jan. 1 – April 15, 2014), or you file for an extension, you need to have filed your return. Why not...
 
 

UPCOMING TICKETS AND TOURS EVENTS

Some restrictions apply. Times are approximate. APRIL Date: April 12 Event: Land Sailing Trip Cost: Free Description/ Restrictions: This is a Single Airmen Program. Open to all base personnel but Single Airmen have priority. For more info please call Outdoor Rec. at 951-655-2816. Date: April 26 Event: Carlsbad Flower Fields Blues Day/ Outlet Tour Cost:...
 

 

Military officials take aim at tobacco use

Military health officials have set an ambitious goal: to have all Department of Defense installations tobacco-free by the year 2020. That’s one part of a larger effort to cut tobacco use among service members and veterans, said Col. John Oh, Health Promotion chief at the Air Force Medical Support Agency. Tobacco has long been known...
 
 
DoD
MOMC_graphic

DOD salutes children during military child month

The Defense Department believes military children serve their country alongside their service member parents, DOD’s director of the office of family policy/children and youth said. When military children serve, they do so by ...
 
 

“Live our values, step up to stop sexual assault”

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and sexual assault is a crime that is not compatible with your military service. Each April, the Department of Defense (DOD) and other organizations across the nation observe SAAM. This annual event provides the opportunity to highlight the efforts that the DOD and Military Services are taking to combat...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin