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August 2019

Nonprofit Draft Day

August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Conaway Center (Columbia College), 1104 S Wabash, 1st Floor
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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We're a "Talent Scout" looking for a "Free Agent" to join our team as Communications Director. Join She Votes Illinois for Nonprofit Draft Day. Inspired by sports draft, Nonprofit Draft Day, provides a venue and process that connects organizations as “Talent Scouts” with community leaders as “Free Agents”. “Free Agents” can sign up for free here and get the opportunity to meet with us face-to-face so that you can learn more about our organization and we can hear more about…

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July 2019

Take Action to End Criminalization, Detention, & Deportations

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Daley Center Plaza, 50 W Washington Street
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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On a daily basis, immigrant communities in Illinois live with the fear that imminent raids and escalated activity by ICE, as stated by Trump, will rip families apart. We see more information each day regarding deplorable situations at the border - where government officials deny there is a humanitarian crisis, where children are treated as less than human, and where more children have died in immigration custody in 2019 than in the past 10 years. In Illinois, we are taking…

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May 2019

Emergency Rally to Save Reproductive Rights

May 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Federal Plaza, 219 S Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Across the country, Roe is under attack. Anti-abortion forces are committed to overturning Roe and banning abortion in many parts of the country. Measures this week in Georgia, Alabama and Missouri reflect this reality.  Illinois can protect abortion rights by passing the Reproductive Health Act, but we need everyone to contact their state representatives and urge them to support this critical legislation.  This is urgent. We are gathering in Federal Plaza to take a stand and declare that we won't…

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Pilsner, Pay & Politics

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Victory Tap, 1416 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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$10.00

She Votes Illinois is proud to sponsor 𝑃𝑖𝑙𝑠𝑛𝑒𝑟, 𝑃𝑎𝑦 & 𝑃𝑜𝑙𝑖𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑠, an informal panel about pay equity for women and how to enact change at the city, state and federal level, hosted by Huddle In The Loop as part of Chicago Community Trust's “On the Table” program. 6:00pm - 6:30pm: Check in & Networking 6:30pm - 8:00pm: Program & Discussion Opening Keynote: Anna Valencia, City Clerk of Chicago Panel Discussion: Moderator: Dilara Sayeed, First Muslim woman candidate for the IL…

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October 2018

Votes & Vino

October 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MakeOffices, 1 N State St, 15th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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$5.00

What comes in Red, White and Blue? Wine, wine and YOU. Break out your best pantsuit and celebrate your civic duty with Huddle in the Loop and She Votes Illinois on Tuesday, October 30th. We're kicking off early voting with a chance to network, wine and dine on hors d'oeuvres, before marching to the polls! Not yet registered? No problem. Here's all the information you need to get started (or register same day at the polls)! Voter resources, including judge…

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Women’s March Chicago – March To The Polls

October 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Grant Park Chicago, Illinois
FREE

Women’s March Chicago (WMC) will once again take over Grant Park on October 13, 2018, calling upon women and allies to come together and march as the polls open for early voting in Illinois.   Dubbed March to the Polls 2018, the event is a follow-up to the march held in January.  As the assault on both women’s rights and democracy continues in this country, women and allies are more united than ever in their focus on the 2018 elections. …

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August 2018

Southern Illinois Healthcare & Tax Reform Forum

August 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Morris Library, 605 Agriculture Drive, First Floor, John C. Guyon Auditorium
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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Healthcare and taxes are two of the most pressing issues on the minds of voters heading into the November elections and affecting every person's daily life in Southern Illinois. Come join your neighbors and hear from your elected representatives and their challengers at the state and federal level respond to questions on a wide range of topics covering healthcare and taxes at their respective levels of influence. The forum will be moderated by local PhD candidate and radio host, Ms.…

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March 2018

She Votes Primaries!

March 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Q Room, 565 W Quincy
Chicago, IL 60661
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  Join us for She Votes Primaries!, an important civics educational event to walk you through the ballot before the Primaries. We will take a non-partisan look at this important election by explaining how primaries work, what is on the ballot this election, and how to access your local polling place. We will explore the functions of different seats on the ballot, including the Illinois General Assembly, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, and the Illinois Circuit Courts.…

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February 2018

Phone Bank to Protect DACA Folks – Northside

February 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N Kostner Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60641 United States
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Join us for the continuing push to get a permanent solution for #DACAmented folks. We will continue making calls to registered voters and in turn, get them to make calls to their Members of Congress. **Please bring your cell phone and headphones and if possible, a laptop/tablet (this makes it easier to read the call script). Charging cables or extra battery packs are recommended!**

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Phone Bank to Protect DACA Folks: Grant Park

February 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
WeWork Grant Park, 332 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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Join us for the continuing push to get a permanent solution for #DACAmented folks. We will continue making calls to registered voters and in turn, get them to make calls to their Members of Congress. **Please bring your cell phone and headphones and if possible, a laptop/tablet (this makes it easier to read the call script). Charging cables or extra battery packs are recommended!** Partner Organizations: FWD.us Indivisible Illinois She Votes Illinois Voto Latino

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