CWTA Remembers Leon Finney

I met Leon Finney when I was 19 years old and organizing women in Uptown around housing and welfare rights (poverty being a women’s issue). Leon was doing the same at The Woodlawn Organization (TWO) and through marches with King, the Coordinating Council of Community Organizations, a bond between all…

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From Census Counts:

Last night, the Census Bureau issued a statement that notes that The Census Bureau “will end field data collection by September 30, 2020.” It continues that “self-response options will also close on that date to permit the commencement of data processing.” Meanwhile more than 40% of Chicagoans have failed to respond. The Census…

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CWTA Message on the USSC’s Decision on Discrimination in Employment on the basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identify

CWTA celebrates the United States Supreme Court opinion extending civil rights protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The decision holds that employers who fire employees for sexual orientation and gender identity issues violate Title 7. In this 6-3 opinion Justices Gorsuch and Roberts ruled with Justices…

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CWTA Statement— DACA

CWTA celebrates the Supreme Court Decision to reject Donald Trump’s cynical attempt to deny Dreamers their right to live in this nation as full living working residents and actual or future citizens with the right to vote. From our inception in 2014, as an organization of women committed to equality…

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