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January 2020

She Votes: Level UP! Series (Documentary Premiere of ‘No Small Plans’)

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chicago Athletic Association, 12 S Michigan Avenue, Stagg Court, 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603 United States
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Join us for the first installment in our She Votes: Level UP! series. She Votes Illinois is determined to ensure everyone has the tools they need this election to have an impact on voter turnout and to get more women into office. January 30th is the premiere of Annie Swank's 'No Small Plans' which followed several aldermanic campaigns in Chicago in 2019. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion of documentary participants. No Small Plans is the story…

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Women’s March Chicago 2020

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Grant Park Chicago, Illinois + Google Map
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MARCH WITH US! Meet up with She Votes Illinois and Vital Votes USA at Pritzker Park on Saturday, January 18 at 10:00am. We will gather ourselves, our signs, and our marching spirits, and join the Chicago Women's March. Women and allies will come together in downtown Chicago to march five city blocks along the Gallery of Issues route which will showcase five critical issues including the Census, Gun Violence Prevention, Women's Health, Climate Change and Get Out The Vote (GOTV).…

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November 2019

She Votes Families!

November 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Aubergine Chicago, 3530 W Armitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Life is busy and finding time to have an impact on the 2020 election can feel impossible; we're here to help! Join She Votes Illinois and top elected Illinois officials to learn how you can make a difference in the upcoming election, while juggling your hectic family schedule. Free supervised play, snacks and hot cocoa included. Agenda: 10:15am - 10:30am: Guest check-in 10:30am - 10:35am: Welcome and Introductions 10:35am - 10:55am: Panel Discussion 10:55am - 11:15am: Q&A 11:15am - 11:30am:…

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Voter Registration Drive

November 14, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Roosevelt University, 425 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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Location: Roosevelt University 425 S. Wabash Ave. Chicago, IL 60605 The McCormick Dining Center located on the 2nd floor of the Wabash Building Description of event: Apply to register to vote in the state of Illinois in preparation for the 2020 elections. If you are a first time voter in Illinois, need to change your address on your voter registration record or your name, we can help you complete the Illinois Voter Registration Application and will send it to the…

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Voter Registration Drive

November 12, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Roosevelt University, 425 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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Location: Roosevelt University 425 S. Wabash Ave. Chicago, IL 60605 The McCormick Dining Center located on the 2nd floor of the Wabash Building Description of event: Apply to register to vote in the state of Illinois in preparation for the 2020 elections. If you are a first time voter in Illinois, need to change your address on your voter registration record or your name, we can help you complete the Illinois Voter Registration Application and will send it to the…

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October 2019

Chicago Period Day Rally

October 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Federal Plaza, 219 S Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60604 United States
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On October 19, 2019, we will rally for CHICAGO PERIOD DAY -- elevating the issue of period poverty and demanding real change to making period products more accessible for all. This is an inclusive rally! Whether you menstruate or not, EVERYONE is welcome. Bring all your family and friends! Bring posters! Wear red! It's 2019, and yet, 1 in 4 women struggle to afford period products due to a lack of income.  In the first city-wide study on period poverty,…

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August 2019

Nonprofit Draft Day

August 15, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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