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.

        Chicago NOW Health Team Meeting

        Event: Chicago NOW Health Team Meeting
        What: Club/Group Meeting
        When: Tuesday, March 30, 6:30pm-8:00pm
        Where: T’s Bar and Restaurant

        RSVP: chicagonow.org@gmail.com

        Come Make a Difference!
        This will be a fun, casual meeting where you can meet like-minded feminists and learn about our upcoming volunteer opportunities in Women’s Health. We are interested in hearing your ideas as well!

        About us:
        The Chicago NOW Health Team aims to have an impact on health issues that affect women disproportionately in order to improve the health of all women in Chicago.

        Join the Red Pump Project to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness For Women and Girls

        Red Pump Widget

        Help raise awareness and education about the effects of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. Join the Red Pump Project in honoring Rae Lewis Thorton, an HIV/AIDS activist.

        What: The Red Pump Project with honoree Rae Lewis Thorton, an HIV/AIDS activist.
        Where: Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St.
        When: March 25, 2010
        Time: 6 pm-9 pm.

        More event information is available here: http://rockred.eventbrite.com

        For more details about The Red Pump Project, visit their Website.

        Help Pass HB 6205! Contact Your State Representative Today!

        Want Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care for Women?

        Help Pass HB 6205 by Contacting Your State Representative Today!

        On March 10th 2010, The Reproductive Health & Access Act (HB 6205) was passed out of the House Human Services Committee.  The next step toward comprehensive reproductive health care for ALL women in Illinois is for the full Illinois House of Representatives to vote.

        Make your voice be heard and contact your State Representative.  ontact her/him via phone, email, fax or mail to tell them that you want comprehensive reproductive health care for ALL women in Illinois.

        To locate your State Representative, click HERE to find the contact information for your and tell her/him to “Vote Yes on HB 6205, the Reproductive Health & Access Act.”  Tell your friends and family to contact their State Representatives as well.  Post this to your Facebook page and blog.  Tweet this call to action on Twitter.  Get the word out that women in Illinois DEMAND comprehensive reproductive health care.

        Visit  www.illinoisreproductivehealth.org for full details about the Reproductive Health & Access Act (HB 6205).