....to the North/Northwest Suburban (Chicago) Chapter of the
National Organization for Women. We are dedicated to furthering feminist issues for women including employment, sexual harassment, pay equity, reproductive
choice, sexual violence, and educational issues.
Our intention is to make a difference in the lives of women through several key projects each year, and through
community outreach and political activities. Educating and empowering the women of
Chicago's North and Northwest Suburbs is the mission of our all volunteer staff. We welcome your feedback and participation!
There are two great events happening
this week -- not to be missed:
This Wednesday April 23 is
Planned Parenthood's Fourth Annual Generations
Celebration, at Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom. The VIP
reception starts at 5:30pm, with dinner and the program at 7:00pm.
With award-winning journalist Renee Ferguson as mistress of
ceremonies, honoring Second City star Katie Rich, and with
special guest Cecily Strong of Saturday Night Live.
This Thursday April 24 is
Give Your Choice a Voice -- Chicago
NOW's annual pro-choice speakout. It's at 7:00pm at the Heartland
Cafe, 7000 N. Glenwood. Featuring spoken-word performances and
artwork from Heather Ault. Minimum suggested donation $10,
with proceeds benefitting the Chicago Abortion Fund and Chicago NOW.
Don't miss Congresswoman Jan
Schakowsky's 2014 Ultimate Women's Power Lunch, featuring the
incomparable Lizz Winstead, political satirist and co-creator of
The Daily Show.
It's at 12 noon, Monday May 5, 2014, at the Chicago Hilton,
720 S. Michigan.
Info and tickets at
And the 2014 National NOW
Conference will be held on June 27, 28 and 29, at the Hyatt
Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Our theme this year is
Faces of Feminism: Strength in Diversity.
Don't miss. For info and registration see
For more on what's going on,
visit our Events page!
Marriage for All here in Illinois !!!!
Marriage Equality !!! It's passed.
The campaign website is still up at
for Marriage !
And learn about the new law at the website of Equality
The Illinois Supreme Court has issued a
horrendous decision upholding the parental notification bill.
But there are exceptions and there's a "judicial bypass" option.
info on the law and Judicial Bypass.
Here's the Fact Sheet.
More info at the ACLU of Illinois...
Choice Action Team is looking for volunteer clinic escorts!
email@example.com to get involved.
Visit the National NOW
website at www.now.org.
Visit the Illinois NOW website at
Buy your books at Women
and Children First
Chapter Monthly Meetings
Our chapter meetings are always at
7pm on the third Tuesday of the month, at various locations around the
north and northwest suburbs.
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