Monthly Archives: October 2010

Chicago Voter Guide

Early Voting For those Chicagoans not thrilled at the idea of spending their Tuesdays in line at local churches, libraries and schools across the city, city offered two early voting options. Residents could request an absentee ballot and to mail … Continue reading

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GOTV: The YWTF Voter Resource Guide

With congress poised to make decisions on critical issues like unemployment, equal pay, health care, and family economic security, this midterm is an election is an important one for women. This year more women then ever filed to run for … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup: News for Younger Women

Salon Broadsheet, Yale frat boy talks about “thoughtless and hurtful joke” Gender Across Borders, Quick Hit: Female Character Flowchart Change.org, It’s Time for the Big Apple to Back Paid Sick Leave Feministing, New report on the treatment of mothers and … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awarness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month. Last October, we dedicated and entire YWM to the issue of younger women and breast cancer. We provided you with resources and ten breast health tips for younger women: 1. Monthly self-breast exams! 2. … Continue reading

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Upcoming YWTF Chapter Events

YWTF San Fransisco Happy Hour Thursday, October 14th 5:30 pm Dada Bar 86 2nd Street email sfbayarea.ywtf@gmail.com YWTF DC “Paint it Purple” Cupcake Party for The Pixel Project and Domestic Violence Awareness Month Friday, October 15th 6:15pm 343 L St, … Continue reading

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Event: Yes Please! The Art of Etiquette

Attend this upcoming event hosted by the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum: “Elegance in Etiquette”– receive advice on proper social behavior in formal and informal settings from a professional, Amy Zantzinger, former White House Social Secretary under President George W. Bush … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup – News for Younger Women

Newsweek, Why Women Need the Paycheck Fairness Act NPR, Student’s Suicide Highlights Bullying Over Sexuality TBD.com, Women bikers: Revolution Cycles hopes to get more women on wheels Jezebel, SVU, Jennifer Love Hewitt Educate Us On Rape Kits Salon Broadsheet, Media … Continue reading

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