News from President Toni Preckwinkle

Commission on Women’s Issues co-sponsors “Women’s Equality Day” on Friday, August 26th

Click here to listen to this event live, starting at Noon 8/26

Justice Joy V. Cunningham of the Illinois Appellate Court will be one of a number of speakers at the Women’s Equality Day event on Friday, August 26th.  Women’s Equality Day celebrates the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution, that guaranteed women the right to vote.  The event will take place at Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St, beginning at Noon.

According to the National Women’s History Project, “…The observance of Women’s Equality Day not only commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment, but also calls attention to women’s continuing efforts toward full equality. Workplaces, libraries, organizations, and public facilities now participate with Women’s Equality Day programs, displays, video showings, or other activities….”

For more information, call 312-603-1100.  Click on this link to read or download the event flyer.


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