Start Time: 5:30 pm
End Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Village Tap
Address: 2055 W. Roscoe Street
Where: Chicago, IL
Come help us re-ignite our Chicago chapter at this networking happy hour! Free and open to the public, the event will connect you with other local media-makers and activists concerned with gender justice in media.
Plus: help shape the new chapter by taking our survey! Upcoming Chicago events may include happy hours, public mentoring talks, strategy and skill-building workshops, film festivals, organizing meetings, direct actions, book clubs, parties, and more. Most events are free or low-cost to attend. What should we focus on? It’s up to you.
The volunteer-run Chicago chapter of Women, Action & the Media is being co-organized by Twanna A. Hines and Phaydra Babinchok. Hines is an award-winning educator and commentator focused on the sociology of sexuality and its relationship to culture and Internet technology. Founder of FUNKY BROWN CHICK®, she has contributed to CNN, NPR, Sirius, Lifetime, Mashable, Nerve, New York Press, Fast Company magazine, and the Huffington Post as well as CBC (Canadian National Radio), Paris Première (French Television), and Al Jazeera. Phaydra Babinchok organizes Slutwalk Chicago, a protest march in support of education and against intolerance. Originating in Toronto, Canada, volunteers have organized Slutwalks in Austin, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Seattle and cities in Australia, Brazil, England, India, and Israel. For more information, contact Twanna or Phaydra.