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Pass the Reproductive Health Act 0

Pass the Reproductive Health Act

Please join Planned Parenthood Illinois Action, the Illinois Choice Action Team, Personal PAC, the National Organization for Women and many others, to demand that the Illinois legislature pass the Reproductive Health Act (the “RHA”,...

Congress Passes Bill to Address Sexual Harassment in Legislative Workforce 0

Congress Passes Bill to Address Sexual Harassment in Legislative Workforce

From AAUW: On Thursday, December 13, the House and Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan bill that changes the way sexual harassment is addressed in the legislative workforce. The bill, which reforms the Congressional Accountability...

Notes from last night’s meeting (November 13, 2018) 0

Notes from last night’s meeting (November 13, 2018)

NOTE: We decided not to meet in December. Our next chapter meeting will be Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Place TBD but we’re hoping to meet at the Indian Trails LIbrary in Wheeling. Members are...

Library and park district project 0

Library and park district project

At our last meeting, we agreed to embark upon some ambitious projects: 1) contacting all of the libraries in our area to ask them if they are having a women’s history month event, and...

Pay gap for women is stuck at 20 cents on the dollar 0

Pay gap for women is stuck at 20 cents on the dollar

This week the U.S. Census released new numbers on the gender and racial pay gap. The recent release serves as a stark reminder that even 55 years after the Equal Pay Act passed, the...

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News that affects women

John Oliver interviewing Anita Hill on sexual harassment in the workplace: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHiAls8loz4[/embedyt]   Samantha Bee talking about pregnancy discrimination: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kV1YPbmGrM[/embedyt]