Monthly Archives: March 2012

2012 Illinois NOW PAC Endorsements

We hope you are registered and ready to vote tomorrow, March 20th!! NOW is ready, and we have our list of 2012 endorsements to help you at the voting polls tomorrow:

Congressional candidates endorsed by national NOW PAC:

Federal Races

Name Office District Election Result
Leslie Coolidge U.S. House 6 race pending
Tammy Duckworth U.S. House 8 race pending
Ilya Sheyman U.S. House 10 race pending
David Gill U.S. House 13 race pending
Cheri Bustos U.S. House 17 race pending

 

Illinois State Senate:

Kevin Allen, 23rd District, DuPage County

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20120131/submitted/301319688/

 

Illinois State Representatives:

Kelly Cassidy, 14th District, Chicago

http://www.housedem.state.il.us/members/cassidyk/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/05/viagra-amendment-ultrasound-mandate-illinois_n_1321800.html

Robert Martwick, 19th District

http://www.robertmartwick.com/

 

Illinois Judges:

James Shapiro

http://judgeshapiro.org/

Celia Gamrath

http://judgegamrath.com/

 

Get out and honor our foremothers by VOTING!!

 

Celebrate Women’s History Month!

CELEBRATE WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH!
it’s celebratin’ time, friends!
What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than to spend it with women’s organizations from across Illinois that have made all the difference in women’s lives? Join DuPage NOW and College of DuPage on March 14th to meet and hear from featured speakers on what Women’s History Month has meant to their organization. Plus, learn more about these vital organizations and how they have shaped progress in our communities – and what progress still needs to be made. Don’t miss this powerful and inspiring evening with over 15 history-changing organizations from across our communities.
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Featuring speakers from:
Planned Parenthood of Illinois
ACLU of Illinois
AAUW Illinois
Chicago Abortion Fund
Mujeres Latinas
Illinois Maternal & Child Health Coalition
YWCA Patterson & McDaniel Family Center
Illinois National Organization for Women
PFLAG of DuPage
Project Flipmode
Family Shelter Services
Take Back The Night DuPage
Zonta International
and more!
PLUS: Live musical entertainment provided by Laura Joy Laura Joy is a Chicago-based singer-songwriter who has drawn comparisons ranging from Joni Mitchell to Ani Difranco. laurajoymusic.com
Time
March 14 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location
College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd

Glen Ellyn, Illinois

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Hosted by
DuPage County NOW & College of DuPage Department of Human Services
More Info
*ROOM SRC 2800 at College of DuPage, by the library
There will be a bake sale, t-shirts, books and CDs available for purchase, as well as organization tables for information on all of our presenting organizations!
*This event is FREE to attend