WE-Zine (E-Newsletter)

WE-Zine, WE's monthly e-newsletter, provides regular policy updates, news about our work, and information about our issues. Subscribe today, and stay informed!

 

2019

  • Feb

    Introducing WE's New CEO, Cherita Ellens

    Meet our new CEO Cherita Ellens and learn more why she's excited for her new role at WE! Plus, celebrate Illinois passing a minimum wage increase, read about the women we honored during Black History Month, and get a full video recap of our Advocacy on Tap event!
  • Jan

    Forging Ahead in 2019

    WE is resolving to make change in 2019. Read our legislative agenda to see how. Plus, join us for Advocacy on Tap on Feb 4, learn about mayoral candidates at a Feb 2 forum, see how Program Manager Shirlondra Brooks is showing her kids advocacy, save the date for The Working Lunch on May 9, and more!

2018

  • Dec

    School Is in Session for New Legislators

    WE is helping new IL legislators make higher ed a priority. Also, make the gift that gives back by donating to WE, get a recap of a recent ACLU panel on "Reworking the Workplace," hear from our summer interns, and save the date for an evening of Lagunitas and live music on Feb 4!
  • Nov

    We're Doubling Down on Rising Up

    We've crafted an Illinois Women's Agenda for Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker. Plus, read how we're doubling down on rising up, and hear from the people uniting around our cause, in our 2018 Annual Report. Then double down with us on #GivingTuesday, November 27th, by making your gift.
  • Oct

    Your Vote Matters More Than Ever

    With the midterm elections only days away, Women Employed is rallying voters to go to the polls. Also in this issue, we mark the one year anniversary of #MeToo and hear from a committed WE supporter who shares why she's investing in the next generation of working women.
  • Sep

    This Moment Is Critical

    WE calls for a fair and independent investigation into Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Also in this issue, we're prepping for a fall full of events and making new partners just in time for back to school!
  • Aug

    It's About Dollars and Cents

    This issue of WE-Zine marks Black Women's Equal Pay Day and shares how you can help pass a No Salary History law for Illinois. Plus, hear from the creator of the new web-series PinkSlipped and learn why WE and its partners in education and training are getting kudos.
  • Jul

    Equity, Fairness, and Opportunity for All

    Our 45th anniversary celebrations are still going in this issue of WE-Zine, where one working woman shares how she became inspired to take action with Women Employed. Also, in this issue: hear from the interns in the 2018 Summer Leadership Program and learn exciting news about Career Foundations!
  • Jun

    Women Employed at 45

    WE's signature fundraising event, The Working Lunch, was an inspiring kick off for the organization's 45th anniversary celebrations. In this issue we recap the event, share the exciting progress of our legislative work in Illinois, and more.
  • May

    Working for Generations to Come

    The Working Lunch is around the corner! As WE prepares to celebrate its 45th anniversary, longtime supporters share their favorite memories from past luncheons. Also in this issue, we share dispatches from the United State of Women summit in LA and discuss higher education deserts.

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