|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.
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DATE: February 23, 2017
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|
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
Sponsored by Women's and Gender Studies
|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
|7TH ANNUAL EQUAL PAY DAY|
Join us to raise awareness of pay equality in Chicago and around the nation.
DATE: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 quoted assistant professor on sociology Olivia Perlow in a cover story from the Ferguson October rally in St. Louis to protest police brutality.