Join The Chicago NOW Board!!

Interested in joining Chicago NOW’s all volunteer board? The chapter is currently looking for women and men interested in becoming involved with Chicago NOW.

We are particularly looking for individuals interested in economic equity, lesbian rights, reproductive justice, grants and development and membership–but don’t worry, if you have other interests within woman’s rights, please don’t hesitate to apply!

To apply please send your resume, coverletter and two professional references to chicagonow.org@gmail.com.

We will begin conducting interviews in November.

For more information

Women Who Dared – Telling Women’s Stories, Giving Women Voices

We would love to see you our annual event, Women Who Dared – Telling Women’s Stories, Giving Women Voices. Women Who Dared is a cocktail reception and fundraiser. This event is the Chapter’s opportunity to thank Chicago leaders for their contributions to the feminist community. We would be honored to have your help in making this year’s event a success.

This year, we are proud to honor Jody Raphael, Senior Research Fellow at the Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Family Law Center at DePaul College of Law and a visiting professor at DePaul College of Law, and Rachel Durchslag, Executive Director and Founder of the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (CAASE).

The reception will take place on September 29, 2010 from 6pm to 9pm at Mars Gallery in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood www.marsgallery.com.

For more ticketing information and to purchase your tickets go here.

Northalsted Market Days

Want to volunteer with Chicago NOW and Equality IL during Chicago’s Market Days on Aug. 7 & 8? We need people to help with voter registration! Interested?

Contact Melissa at melissasatterlee@hotmail.com for further details!

To learn more about the Northalsted Market Days check out details here.

Sister Singers Network 10th National Women’s Choral Festival

The Sister Singers Network will be hosting their 10th National Choral Festival in Chicago at Loyola University Chicago’s Lake Shore campus beginning Thursday, July 1 and continuing through Sunday, July 4.  The Sister Singers Network is, “a cooperative web of feminist choruses and ensembles, composers, arrangers, and individual singers working together to support and enrich the women’s choral movement.” (http://www.sistersingers.net)

Participating in the event is Chicago’s own Artemis Singers, which is a lesbian feminist chorus “comprised of women with diverse backgrounds who are dedicated to performing music written or arranged by women.” The goal of this choir is to foster positive change in the cultural attitudes towards women, as well as women artists, and increase the visibility of lesbian feminists. (http://www.artemissingers.org/)

Visit http://www.sistersingers.net/ for more information on where and when you can catch performances by the Artemis Singers and a number of other feminist choirs from all over the country.

June Events!!!

Join Chicago NOW for a LGBTQ informational panel

    When: Tuesday June 15th
    Time: 8pm – 9pm
    Where: YWCA
    Address: XX
    Why: Chicago NOW will have a speaker come out to discuss current issues around marriage equailty and what YOU and WE can do to help further the cause.
    Cost: FREE
    Contact Melissa Satterlee at melissasatterlee@hotmail.com if you have any questions or would like to attend this event.

    Join Chicago NOW for a fun, Pre-Pride fundraiser at T’s Bar and Restaurant!

      When: Thursday June17th
      Time: 7pm-11pm
      Where: T’s Bar and Restaurant
      Address: 5025 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640
      Why: Chicago NOW will be guest bartending in the back bar and will receive 10% of the night’s sales.  Proceeds from this event will go toward the purchase of male and female condoms to distribute at Pride.
      Cost: No entry costs, just come out and drink your favorite brew
      Contact Melissa Satterlee at melissasatterlee@hotmail.com if you have any questions or would like to volunteer to help at this event.

      Join Chicago NOW at Pride!

        When: Sunday June 27th
        Time: To be determined
        Where: To be determined
        Cost: FREE

        Contact Melissa Satterlee at melissasatterlee@hotmail.com if you are interested in walking in the parade with Chicago NOW or need further details as they develop.