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!



  • Jul

    Training Tomorrow's Leaders

    Get the details on our screening of the Anita Hill documentary, learn about our Summer Leadership Program, find out why two of our donors are investing in change for working women, hear about the White House Summit on Working Families, and more.
  • Jun

    5 Reasons Women Need a Higher Minimum Wage

    Find out why women especially need a higher minimum wage and about rising support for one in Chicago, learn about the college affordability crisis, and honor the late Maya Angelou. Then, support the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and share an infographic about children living in poverty.
  • May

    WE Wins For Pregnant Workers

    Celebrate the passage of a bill protecting pregnant workers, listen to a low-wage working mother's story, and #GetSmart about college affordability with our Twitterstorm. Plus, find out about the lack of a vote on a fair tax and learn more about the shifty business of unstable scheduling.
  • Apr

    Unstable and Unpredictable: Life as a Low-Wage Worker

    Hear why one WE advocate is excited for our annual gala luncheon before getting your own tickets for it! Plus, learn about the unstable and unpredictable schedules of low-wage workers, send a Mother's Day e-card, and celebrate recent legislative victories for women.
  • Mar

    The Fight for Sick Days Comes to Chicago

    Hear how WE has brought the push for paid sick days to Chicago, celebrate Women's History Month, and meet this year's luncheon speaker, Dr. Zeynep Ton. Then find out about how adult students are left behind by IL's underfunded financial aid, gear up for Equal Pay Day, and more.
  • Feb

    Earned Sick Time Catching on in Illinois

    Find out about Governor Quinn's call for earned sick time in IL, see what women are saying in The Shriver Report, and learn about our program for returning college students. Plus, look at how the media portrays working women with our new Pinterest board!
  • Jan

    The Good Girls Revolt

    See what author Lynn Povich—one of the 46 women who sued Newsweek for sex discrimination in 1970—has to say about women in the workplace today, learn about unemployment benefits expiring, and share ROC United’s new Diners’ Guide to Ethical Eating!


  • Dec

    Low-Wage Workers Grabbing the Spotlight

    Look forward to another 40 years of change for working women, read about college affordability, and hear a longtime WE supporter reflect on why she pays it forward. Then find out how low-wage workers are grabbing the spotlight and share an e-card with your favorite working women!
  • Nov

    What to Expect When You're Expecting—While Working

    Stand up for pregnant workers, see what our birthday guests #Wish4TheFuture, and find out how food stamp cuts are affecting millions of Illinois residents. Plus, envision a better future for higher education with us!
  • Oct

    Celebrating in Style

    Don't miss our 40th birthday bash, plus learn how the Affordable Care Act is helping low-income women, read about our recent victory for domestic workers, find out how momentum is building across the country for earned sick time, and more.