|The pay gap exists and wage discrimination is real. So let's join forces for an evening to discuss pay equity for women and how to enact change at the city, state and federal level!
She Votes Illinois is proud to sponsor 𝑃𝑖𝑙𝑠𝑛𝑒𝑟, 𝑃𝑎𝑦 & 𝑃𝑜𝑙𝑖𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑠 on Monday, May 13, 2019 at Vice District Brewing in the South Loop and hosted by Huddle In The Loop as part of Chicago Community Trust's “On the Table” program.
Join us for an interactive event that will include lively discussions with experts, community activists and elected officials to learn more about the wage gap, barriers we need to overcome, and legislation that we can support at all levels of government to help us reach pay equity! Our event will include keynote speakers, a panel discussion with opportunities to get your questions answered, and break out sessions with important calls to action.
6:00pm - 6:30pm: Check in & Networking
6:30pm - 8:00pm: Program & Discussion
Marie Newman, Candidate for US House
Anna Valencia, City Clerk of Chicago
Alice Johnson, Attorney and Executive Director of Illinois Nurses’ Association
Melissa Josephs, Director of Equal Opportunity Policy, Women Employed
Maaria Mozaffar, Attorney & Author
Dilara Sayeed, First Muslim woman candidate for the Illinois legislature
Campaign Closet, a newly formed political action committee that is committed to reducing barriers for women-identified candidates to enter politics and win their races by offering a professional clothing service free of charge to candidates who need it the most.
Cash bar for beer and non-alcoholic beverages will be available. We will be serving delicious light fare from Pita Heaven, a local South Loop restaurant.
Accessible to individuals with disabilities.
Please contact us with any accessibility questions or requests.
You must RSVP and purchase a ticket to attend. Get your tickets today! Space is limited.