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Mary Ellen Podmolik and Dan Petrella Chicago Tribune Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation Tuesday that will lead to an annual report on the gender, racial and ethnic […]
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Natalie Moore WBEZ Women in the Chicago region fare well in politics and educational attainment but a gender equity gap in pay remains an issue. […]
FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT We Are More Than Enough This quote, which is commonly attributed to George Eliot (the pen name for Mary Ann […]
FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT A More Perfect Movement Several years ago, I attended a community meeting in Little Village and was immediately schooled […]
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