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WE-Zine, Our Monthly Newsletter

October 27, 2022

Promoting Economic Independence for Domestic Violence Survivors

October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month and in this issue we discussed the next stages of our work to support economic independence of domestic violence survivors in Chicago. Plus, check out our 2022 Impact Report where we highlighted our accomplishments over the past year and visit our Student Debt Resources page for up-to-date information for student borrowers and answers to their frequently asked questions. Learn about WE Consulting, our suite of consulting services to help companies build a culture of inclusion and belonging, read the latest installment of our “She Says” series, featuring Kathleen Flynn-Barnett, and join our next advocacy council meeting.

September 29, 2022

Entrepreneurship = Economic Freedom

In this issue, learn about the brand new Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub (WE Hub) that Women Employed just launched, and how business ownership is a pathway to closing wealth gaps and ensuring economic freedom for women. Plus, learn your rights related to equal pay and pay transparency, help us celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, join us for our Silenced No More event on October 6th, and more!

Take Action

Have student debt? Get up-to-date info and resources.


Join Us in the Fight for a Full and Fair Wage


Tell Your U.S. Senator It’s Time for Paycheck Fairness.


Urge Illinois Lawmakers to Pass Paid Time Off Now


Urge President Biden to Cancel Student Debt


Download our No Salary History and Pay Equity Toolkit


Blackboard, Our Education Newsletter

September 20, 2022

Excellence In Action | Equitable Funding Commission | Student Loan Forgiveness

Register for the 2022 Forum for Excellence, learn what’s on the agenda for the Equitable Funding Commission, read about the Biden Administration’s announcement of federal student debt cancellation, join us for Silenced No More and learn your rights related to sexual harassment, and more!

July 8, 2022

College Changes Everything | 50 Years of Title IX | Share Your Experience | And More!

Register for the College Changes Everything conference, read about the far-reaching impacts of Title IX, tell us your experience balancing work and school, read the report on COVID’s impacts on women in the workforce in Chicago, and more!