A. J. Conroy, a practicing attorney and member of Chicago, Inc. AAUW is a passionate advocate for the ERA. She is the Social media manager for ERA Illinois, Equal Pay Day Chicago and Chicago Craftivists.
Kathryn Modisette, ERA Advocate and member of the Leadership Council of the Tazewell County Progressives and the Progressives of the Washington IL Area, and a member of NOW and the #Blono4era coalition.
Upcoming Jane Addams webinars:
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Oct. 26: Attracting Members Using Social Media
November: Not Your Grandmother’s Book Discussion List
AAUW Tech Savvy Conference at Triton College, River Grove, IL, March 24, 2018.
The AAUW Jane Addams Branch along with members from local Chicagoland AAUW branches are offering an all-day AAUW Tech Savvy STEM career conference for 6-9th grade girls and their parents/mentors at Triton College on Saturday March 25, 2017 from 8.30 – 4:00 pm.
For more information, see our Tech Savvy Tab.
She is best known as the founder of Hull-House, offering women the opportunity to become agents for social, political, education, and economic change in their own lives and in the lives of others as well. Among many achievements, Jane Addams was:
- A founder and the first president of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
- A founder of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
- A founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
- The first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize
Find more information about the virtual Jane Addams branch by contacting Kate Skegg.
September 27 National Voter Registration Day
October 15 AAUW Southern Conference, Springfield, IL
Whether you joined us in D.C. or not, we must be stronger than ever in our dedication to progress for women and girls. Whether you participated in the convention and feel ready to channel that energy, or you missed it and need an action plan for gender equity, here are five steps to get you started. Read more.
It was a hot June day in 1989 when hundreds of AAUW members braved the heat and flooded the halls of Capitol Hill. They were there to tell members of Congress why the United States needed a paid family leave program. 28 years later, we’re at it again! Read more.
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