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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Rally kicks off ACA organizing efforts

Sen. Dick Durbin, speaker, and Hon. Ann Breen Greco, CWTA activist, at the Jan. 15 rally to support the Affordable Care Act

Betty Magness from Rainbow PUSH Coalition and a member of the Chicago Women Take Action coalition holds ground at  ACA rally.

In Chicago, members of the Chicago Women Take Action coalition joined the  overflow crowd outside the SEIU Healthcare Illinois headquarters on South Halsted street. Hundreds were packed into the hall and hundreds had been turned away, organizers said. Speakers included:  Senator Dick Durbin;

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Women Demand Respect!

Women Demand Respect!

Women Demand Respect! Chicagoans Speak-Out Against GOP Following Final Presidential Debate (Chicago) – Following last night’s third and final presidential debate, women and men spoke out against Trump and the GOP’s long-standing physical and legislative attacks on women. The voices of diverse and powerful workers, teachers, leaders, immigrants and activists…

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Chicago Women’s Mayoral Forum: Video

Chicago Women’s Mayoral Forum: Video

On January 24, 2015, the Chicago Women Take Action Alliance sponsored a Mayoral Forum to speak to candidates about issues present in Chicago revolving around women. Some of the issues brought up were economic empowerment, expanded opportunities for young women, equal pay, freedom from violence, and criminal justice reform. GlobalGirl…

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