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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.

November 10, 2020

Elizabeth Lindsay Davis not only took the motto of the National Association of Colored Women—“lifting as we climb”—as inspiration for the title of her book, she took it as her personal motto.

November 9, 2020

Mary Livermore dedicated her life to abolition, temperance, women’s suffrage, and supporting the Union during the Civil War.