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Illinois NOW State Conference – VIRTUAL
November 21, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PMFREE
Join Illinois NOW for a day-long event featuring workshops on the inequities of COVID-19 and a post-election analysis.
Keynote address by Christian Nunes, President of NOW.
Special guests include: Congresswoman Lauren Underwood, (IL-14);
Linda Rivas, Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center;
Marie Newman, Democratic candidate for Congress (IL-3);
Robin Dusek, She Votes Illinois;
Wendy Pollack, Shriver Center on Poverty Law;
Kimberly Wasserman, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization.
Special performance by Yahtzeni Gonzalez.
Book discussion on “Hood Feminism: Notes From The Women A Movement Forgot” by Mikki Kendall.
**Please read “Hood Feminism” BEFORE the Conference.**
The book is available not only on paper but also as an audiobook and e-book. (If you purchase, we encourage you to support women-owned, people-of-color-owned, and other independent bookstores.) Check out your local library for a paper copy as well as access to e-book copies of the book. This book is also available as a downloadable talking book from the Illinois State Library Talking Book and Braille Service.