2019 Report on the Status of Chicago's Women and Girls: Full Report
2019 Report on the Status of Chicago's Women and Girls: At a Glance
Four years ago, Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW) launched the 100% Project, an all-in, all-out effort to achieve gender parity in the Chicago region within a generation. The 100% Project is rooted in conversations with Chicagoans from every walk of life about what the biggest issues are for women and girls today, and what we should be doing about those issues, right now.
To keep the conversation going each year, CFW issues an annual Report on the Status of Chicago’s Women and Girls to provide an update on the state of gender equity in our region. This year’s report uses the latest available data from 2017 to provide an update on nine key indicators. It offers a comprehensive look at our progress as a region, and it allows us to assess which women and industries need additional support.
Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW) is proud to announce the 2020 Impact Awards honoring local leaders for their efforts to create safe, just, and healthy […]
The Barrow Emerging Leaders award supports innovative work benefiting Black women and girls Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW) selected Assata’s Daughters to receive the Rev. […]
FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT New Year, Same Unwavering Commitment We’re starting the year with exciting news! CFW’s Giving Councils and Circles have recently […]
The Chicago Crusader The Englewood Women’s Initiative (EWI), an innovative program led by Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW), recently received a $10,000 investment from First […]
Chicago Tribune Women’s March Chicago announced plans for the revival of its January march in Grant Park after a hiatus in 2019, a period of […]
WGN Radio Digital Desk Felicia Davis, Cherita Ellens, Dorri McWhorter, and Karen Jordan during the Unfinished Business: Closing the Gender Equity Gap for Women and […]
FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT Power of WE This week, Chicago Foundation for Women participated in #GivingTuesday, the annual international day of generosity that […]
Felicia Davis Chicago Tribune No single policy, no organization and yes, no politician alone can drive all the changes required for women and girls today. […]
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