Advocacy Council

Women Employed’s Advocacy Council is an informed group of volunteers who organize and advocate to advance WE’s mission to improve the economic status of women and remove barriers to economic equity.

Advocacy Council members are from diverse backgrounds with a strong commitment to women’s issues and social change with a range of skills and interests including leadership, marketing, organizing, and fundraising.

Members advance the movement for women's economic equality by

MOBILIZING our networks through events, e-advocacy, and social media to bring the voices of young women to the movement for change

INFORMING our personal and professional networks about the problem of low-paid work and what we can do together to solve it.

ADVOCATING to improve public policies to ensure fairness and open opportunities.

“FRIENDRAISING”and fundraising to strengthen Women Employed’s programs.

Our Leaders

They lend their passion, their time, and their expertise to drive the work of our Advocacy Council—friendraising and fundraising to build a movement for change.

The Advocacy Council Meetings

Upcoming Meeting Dates

Click below to register for our upcoming Advocacy Council meetings.

March 22, 2023 – Wednesday, 5:30-7:00 p.m. – Register

April 19, 2023 – Wednesday, 5:30-7:00 p.m. – Register

May Date TBD – The Working Lunch

June 28, 2023 – Thursday, 5:30-7:00 p.m. Summer Social Venue TBD

Questions? Reach out to Michelle Schwartz, Senior Events & Volunteer Manager at [email protected] or call/text: 312-481-6770

Meeting Details

As long as it's safe, all meetings will be Hybrid: Zoom & WE Office at 1 E. Wacker Drive. We'll follow up with meeting details for in-person or virtual.

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