Advancing Contraceptive Equity, sponsored by ICAN – Illinois Contraceptive Access Now

Cook County Professional Health Building 1950 W. Polk Street 5th floor, Chicago, IL, United States

Please join Illinois Contraceptive Access Now (ICAN!) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for Advancing Contraceptive Equity:  Birth Control is Health Care, on Monday November 13th, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Click here to register for this in-person event. Illinois is a leader in advancing progressive reproductive health policies and rights. While defending abortion […]

Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

McHenry County College Luecht Auditorium 8900 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, IL, United States

Please join us for an evening of remembrance, reflection, and action as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  It's all happening at 5:30 pm on the evening of Wednesday, January 10th, 2024, in the Luecht Auditorium of McHenry County College.  Park on the south side, there's a door marked […]

Bigger Than Roe 2024 – Protest the Crystal Lake CPC

610 Crystal Point Road 610 Crystal Point Road, Crystal Lake, IL, United States

On January 20th, days before the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, feminists all across the USA will be marching and protesting ... to shore up our forces and take on the work ahead in the fight for reproductive freedom.  Here in McHenry County, please join McHenry County NOW and McHenry County Citizens for Choice, as we […]

Protecting Transgender Rights – A Townhall sponsored by the AHA


Please join the American Humanist Association for a nationwide online Town Hall on Protecting Transgender Rights. This sure-to-be-fascinating event will feature Sarah Ray, transgender activist and Trek podcaster; Alison Gill, American Atheist Legal and Policy Vice President; and Kris Tassone, Policy Counsel for the National Center for Transgender Equality, It's on Monday, January 22nd, from […]

The Year Ahead in The Fight For Reproductive Justice

Grace Place & Hybrid 637 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL, United States

On Tuesday, January 30th, Chicago for Abortion Rights will be hosting The Year Ahead In The Fight For Reproductive Justice, a roundtable discussion on the many aspects of the ongoing fight for bodily autonomy. Local reproductive and social justice organizations will have materials, books, and swag; come learn about ways you can get involved! Click […]

Maria Peterson’s Town Hall on Reproductive Rights


Maria Peterson, Democratic candidate for State Representative in the 52nd district, including parts of McHenry County, writes: Dear Friends and Supporters:  With the overturning of Roe v Wade, reproductive rights remains a key concern for voters including in the 52nd IL State House District.  With the district quickly moving away from the extremism of the […]

The 2024 ACLU Lunch: Fighting for a more perfect union

Chicago Hilton & Towers 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, United States

Save the date and join us at the 2024 luncheon of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, featuring the famed Busy Philipps as keynote speaker. Get your tickets here ! Please join the ACLU of Illinois for our annual Lunch on Friday, March 1, 2024 at 12:00 PM. The event will be held in person at […]

Rally for Abortion Rights on International Women’s Day

1212 North LaSalle Drive 1212 North LaSalle Drive, Chicago, IL, United States

Lisa Battisfore of Reproductive Transparency Now writes:  "Join Reproductive Transparency Now and Chicago for Abortion Rights at 5:30pm CT on Friday, March 8th, to rally and protest the anti-abortion crisis pregnancy center that recently opened at 1212 N. La Salle Drive, right next door to Planned Parenthood. Local residents and neighbors deserve to know the […]

Protest the Johnsburg CPC for Women’s History Month

Johnsburg Public Library 3000 North Johnsburg Road, Johnsburg, IL, United States

Crystal Lake CPC Protest Please join McHenry County Citizens for Choice (that's us) and McHenry County NOW (the McHenry County Chapter of the National Organization for Women) for the next in our series of pop-up pro-choice protests. We'll be protesting in Johnsburg, not far from one of the "crisis pregnancy centers" - fake clinics that […]

Chicago Foundation for Women’s Impact Awards

Harold Washington Library Winter Garden 400 South State Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Chicago Foundation for Women's Impact Awards honors trailblazing individuals working tirelessly to ensure women and girls have the support they need to succeed.  Please join us as we celebrate Women's History Month and honor this year's 2024 Impact Award Honorees. It's all happening on the evening of Wednesday, March 20th, 2024 (the day after the […]