Community Conversation: What is Period Poverty?

WBEZ 848 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier, Chicago,, IL

About 26 percent of the world population menstruates. Shame and stigma inhibits education and access to essential hygiene products for people who menstruate, and it happens everywhere. In the U.S., nearly two-thirds of low-income women couldn’t afford tampons or pads in 2018. Period poverty particularly impacts low income and unhoused communities, as well as people …

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Planned Parenthood IL Action presents Fighting Forward: Freedom for Every Body

Morga Manufacturing 401 N. Morgan Street, Chicago, IL

On Thursday, February 2, 2023, we will come together for the first time since Roe was overturned. Please join Planned Parenthood Illinois Action at their winter political fundraiser as we celebrate our monumental midterm election wins, and work towards securing freedom for every BODY! The event will be co-chaired by both of our distinguished Illinois …

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International Women’s Day


HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S WEEK It is not surprising that women worldwide are underpaid and underrepresented in society, although they work as hard as men. Women are more vulnerable and susceptible to physical and sexual abuse in their domestic or work settings. The imbalance will continue if the world does not come together to end …

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NCJW – Women of Justice Award Dinner

East Bank Club 500 N Kinsbury St, Chicago 60654

Put this one on your calenar and plan not to miss it !!!!! It’s the 2023 “Women of Justice” Awards Dinner of the National Council of Jewish Women, Chicago North Shore Section. Honoring Lorie Chaiten and Jill Lexier and featuring keynote speaker Jill Wine-Banks, author of The Watergate Girl, MSNBC legal analyst and co-host of …

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Woodstock Pride Fest 2023

Woodstock Square 121 W. VanBuren Street, Woodstock, IL

Join us for a fabulous day with a parade, music, entertainment, vendors, food, and more- all located at the Historic Woodstock Square, minutes walk from the UP-NW Metra station, with lodging nearby. Make a weekend of it with fun pride themed events throughout the weekend. Things will look a little different, but the love and …

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