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LOVE & DIGNITY BEYOND BARS & BORDERS

Join us for this campuswide dialogue. We’ll explore the meaning of a sanctuary, and what role everyone plays to ensure a safe and supportive environment for undocumented students and Muslim students who may feel threatened by the current political climate of our country.

Panelists:
Melissa Reardon-Henry, Northeastern’s Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel
Dan Weber, Northeastern’s Registrar
Seemi Choudry, Office of New Americans, City of Chicago
Tia Haywood, Westside Justice Center’s Attorney
Hoda Katebi, CAIR-Chicago’s Communications Coordinator
Reverend Walter Coleman, Centro Sin Fronteras

Image by: Favianna Rodriguez

DATE:  February 23, 2017
TIME:  3 - 5pm
LOCATION:  Main Campus - BBH 101

 

To request disability accommodations, please contact Student Disability Services at 773-442-4596 or SDS@neiu.edu at least 48 hours in advance.

On Working It, Fighting It and Resting Bitch Face: The Intersection of Being a Black Working Woman

On Working It, Fighting It and Resting Bitch Face: The Intersection of Being a Black Working Woman

Delia Coleman has worked in the corporate and non profit worlds and is a skilled public speaker, researcher and social justice advocate. Delia earned a BA in English Literature from UCLA, and an MA in English Literature from the University of Come hear about how you can make your intersectional feminist, anti-racist, justice-promoting values work at work! On Working It, Fighting It and Resting Bitch Face: The Intersection of Being a Black Working Woman

DATE:  Friday, March 3, 2017
TIME:  9:45 - 11:00am
LOCATION:  Main Campus, SU 215

 

Sponsored by Women's and Gender Studies

 
A WIN FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS: Why Illinois Needs the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

A WIN FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS: Why Illinois Needs the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

The "work that makes all work possible" is the labor that domestic workers, generally women, do to clean houses, care for children and the elderly, and more. Meet the activists from the Latino Union and learn about their successful organizing efforts that resulted in getting Illinois to pass the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights.

DATE:  Wednesday March 15, 2017
TIME:  12:55 - 2:10pm
LOCATION:  Main Campus, SU 214

 

Sponsored by
Angelina Pedroso Center, Womens & Gender Studies and Undocumented, Resilient & Organized Student Club

7TH ANNUAL EQUAL PAY DAY

7TH ANNUAL EQUAL PAY DAY

Join us to raise awareness of pay equality in Chicago and around the nation.

DATE:  Tuesday, April 4, 2017
TIME: 12 - 1 p.m.
LOCATION:  Daley Plaza (Clark & Washington)

 

email: equalpaydaychi@lycos.com

www.equalpaydaychi.org 

THE INDEPENDENT:
Retired Professor Empowers Women Through Self-Defense

If you were walking around campus this Spring, you may have noticed flyers for WGS-150-1 Women’s Self Defense – a one-credit hour course designed to teach and empower women in the art of self-defense.

Click here to read the full article on the NEIU Independent web page.

 

northeastern Illinois University Foundation

The Northeastern Illinois University Foundation offers more than 100 scholarships to students each year. These scholarships are made possible through gifts made to the Foundation by individuals and corporations. These scholarships do not need to be repaid, and the vast majority of them are available to students regardless of their residency status. 

View this year’s NEIU Foundation scholarship opportunities and information about how to apply. You can also find these scholarships listed on AcademicWorks, Northeastern’s online searchable database. 

All students are encouraged to apply for scholarship funding. 

Students who are not U.S. citizens are encouraged to inquire about the Aspire Scholarship. Contact Michelle Morrow at (773) 442-4606 or email m-morrow@neiu.edu for more information.  

Congratulations Brooke Johnson

Congratulations to NEIU Sociology and Women's & Gender Studies Assistant Professor Brooke Johnson on the publication of her book: Culture and Structure at a Military Charter School: From School Ground to Battle Ground (2014, Palgrave Macmillan)!  Check out the book!

Redeye

RedEye quoted assistant professor on sociology Olivia Perlow in a cover story from the Ferguson October rally in St. Louis to protest police brutality.

Women's and Gender Studies

WGS Faculty and Staff

WGS Faculty and Staff

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