Posts By Adriana Diaz

Tomorrow is Election Day, which means Illinois voters will vote to nominate candidates for President; U.S. Senator; Representatives in Congress; State Senators; Representatives in the General Assembly; a variety of County elected officials and a number of judicial elections.

If you’re feeling overwhelmed with the idea of making an informed vote, don’t stress— there are many resources available that can help guide your decisions.

Be sure to print out a sample ballot, to determine who’s running in your area.

Here are a few resources, guides and questionnaires to help in your last-minute research:

Posted In: Representation in Government

As a member of the Advocacy Council at Women Employed, I’m pleased to introduce this guest blog by Gloria Ortiz. Through my volunteer work at Women Employed, I often get to better see how the policy changes we advocate for at The Forum overlap with the work of Women Employed, and vice versa. The topic of unfair scheduling practices is an issue that affects working women, students, families, Latinos and immigrants alike and often in intersections. Read below to learn how undocumented students can be particularly affected. –Adriana Díaz

Guest blog post by Gloria Ortiz, Policy Associate at Women Employed—a Chicago-based advocacy organization that mobilizes people and organizations to expand educational and employment opportunities for America’s working women.

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Posted In: Education
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