Advocacy Council

Women Employed’s Advocacy Council is an informed group of volunteers who organize and advocate to advance WE’s goals of expanding educational and employment opportunities for America’s working women

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

Next Meeting

    Oct 13

    The Advocacy Council is WE’s volunteer activist group that meets to mobilize, advocate, inform, and “friendraise” and fundraise to advance the movement for women’s economic equality.  RSVP required to Amanda Sousa at for the virtual meeting details.

    Date & Time

    October 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CDT


    RSVP for Virtual Log-In Details

All Meeting Dates

Dec 8, 2020

Meeting + Holiday Party

Jan 14, 2021

Feb 9, 2021

Update: No Meeting in March

April 13, 2021

May 2021

Event: The Working Lunch

June 15, 2021

Meeting + Summer Social

Update: No Meeting in September

Oct 13, 2021

Nov 11, 2021

Dec 7, 2021

Meeting + Holiday Party

Meeting Time + Location

All meetings are happening virtually from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. until future notice. RSVP to Amanda at for more info and the link to join.

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