March For Our Lives Chicago: A Young Activist Perspective

I, along with a hundred thousand other Chicagoans, marched this past Saturday at the March for Our Lives Chicago in Union Park. As a young activist, the march reaffirmed my support of gun reform and the need for more resources on Chicago’s South and West sides to combat gun-violence both in and outside of schools. Additionally, Chicago’s MFOL was led by a group of extremely talented teens from around the city, who did an amazing job of making the event truly intersectional and inclusive. 

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CWTA News

CWTA last met on February 20th to discuss: March For Our Lives (happening 3/24/18), action against gun violence, the origins of Black History Month, voter registration details and other items. CWTA’s next meeting will be held on Monday, March 19th at Bar Louie (Dearborn and Polk) from 6:00-8:00 pm. Click…

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Chicago Women’s Agenda: An end of the year request

http://cantv.org/watch-now/womens-gubernatorial-forum/ December 19, 2017 Dear Sisters, Today I am writing to you as co-convener with Ann Breen-Greco of Chicago Women Take Action, the four year old group that initiated the alliances that produced the Chicago Women’s Agenda and the recent Women’s Gubernatorial Forum.  As our mission statement says “We are…

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Chicago women use tech, peer-to-peer calls to kill Graham-Cassidy

INDIVISIBLE IL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:  September 25, 2017 Contact: Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth, IndivisibleIllinois@gmail.com, 773-216-2067 Contact: Marilyn Katz, mkatz@mkcpr.com , 312-822-0505 (Chicago Women Take Action) Chicago-area Women Mobilize Against  TrumpCare with National Peer-to-Peer Phone Banks Chicago Women Take Action/ Indivisible  IL and other activists lend voices to other states to assure…

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Galvanize Chicago 2017

Galvanize Chicago - Run of Show  After the first United State of Women Summit last summer, you made it clear you wanted to keep learning and connecting in your local community. We heard you loud and clear, and that’s why we’re proud to announce the Galvanize Program! We’re bringing the…

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