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Change in society happens in many ways. Learn more about the impact women have made in the Chicago area through fundraising, forging new career paths, creating art, protesting, and more.

December 30, 2020

Irene McCoy Gaines devoted her career in politics and advocacy to working against segregation and for the rights of Black women. 

November 11, 2020

Margaret Haley was a teacher, suffragist, and advocate for the rights of educators, serving as vice president of the Chicago Teachers Federation for much of her career.