Minority Women Concerns

The Minority Women Concerns subcommittee addresses issues of particular concern to women of color. Its areas of focus include promoting and supporting research and evaluation intended to improve the status of women of color; helping to create a university climate that will help women of color to realize their educational and professional goals; and recommending changes in campus policy to assure the inclusion of women of color.

2017-2018 Co-Chairs
Stephanie Thompson   sat@uic.edu  312-413-3785
Anna Sandoval   asando1@uic.edu   312-355-2388

MEETING SCHEDULE:

09/28/16 meeting notes 12:00 – 1:00 PM West Side, DHSP 507 at 1640 W. Roosevelt Road Dial-In:712-432-1212 and Meeting ID:706-674-900
10/26/16 meeting notes 12:00 – 1:00 PM East Side, SSB 3050, at 1200 W. Harrison Dial-In:712-432-1212 and Meeting ID:706-674-900
11/30/16 meeting notes 12:00 – 1:00 PM West Side, DHSP 507 at 1640 W. Roosevelt Road Dial-In:712-432-1212 and Meeting ID:706-674-900
No December meeting Enjoy your winter break.
1/18/17 meeting notes 12:00 – 1:00 PM East Side, SSB 3050, at 1200 W. Harrison Dial-In:712-432-1212 and Meeting ID:706-674-900
2/15/17 12:00 – 1:00 PM West Side, DHSP 507 at 1640 W. Roosevelt Road Dial-In:712-432-1212 and Meeting ID:706-674-900
3/15/17 12:00 – 1:00 PM East Side, SSB 3050, at 1200 W. Harrison Dial-In:712-432-1212 and Meeting ID:706-674-900
4/19/17
meeting notes
12:00 – 1:00 PM West Side, DHSP 507 at 1640 W. Roosevelt Road Dial-In:712-432-1212 and Meeting ID:706-674-900
5/17/17
meeting notes
12:00 – 1:00 PM West Side, DHSP 507 at 1640 W. Roosevelt Road Dial-In:712-432-1212 and Meeting ID:706-674-900

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES:

  1. Summer hiatus June – August 2017

MEMBERSHIP AND LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:
Do you want to make a difference at UIC, ensure UIC is an equitable place for Minority Women, build your resume, and develop your leadership skills?

If you can answer yes to the above questions, become a member of the CCSW Minority Women Concerns subcommittee. We are always accepting new members. Membership in the CCSW Minority Women Concerns subcommittee is simple. First, email or call a chairperson to let her know you want to be a member. Then provide assistance with developing ideas, planning, and staffing our various events. You are also encouraged to attend monthly subcommittee meetings as often as your schedule allows.

ACTIVITIES WE SPONSORED 2004 – 2017:

  • Finding Balance Amongst all the Work – April 2017
  • Crafting for Community: Paperclip Paper bead Necklaces – March 2017
  • SHINE : Effective Presentations in 5 Easy Steps – February 2017
  • Conquering Conflict – January 2017
  • Quick, Easy, and Inexpensive Professional/Personal Development Resources – December 2016
  • Gift Giving on a Budget VII: Handmade Journals – November 2016
  • Financial Planning Seminar, May 2016
  • Sponsored (6) professional development mini-awards (conf, workshop training, membership dues, books), May 2016
  • Social Media & Professional Lives, April 2016
  • Crafting for Community: Button Jewelry, March 2016
  • Stress Management Workshop: “Stretching Out Your Stress”, January 2016
  • Gift Giving on a Budget VII: Fabulous Felt,  November 2015
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Seminar; Breast Health Equity: Coast to Midcoast Academic-Community Partnerships, October 2015
  • Sponsored (4) professional development mini-awards (conf, workshop training, membership dues, books), May 2015
  • Financial Planning Seminar, March 2015
  • Sponsored 12 women for the Women’s Leadership Symposium May 2014
  • Gift Giving on a Budget V, December 2013
  • Sponsored several women for the Women’s Leadership Symposium, June 2013
  • Professional Development Luncheon, April 2013
  • Gift Giving on a Budget, Part IV: Giving community, December 2012
  • Summer After Work: Networking & Live Jazz, July 2012 (includes pictures)
  • Sponsored 4 women for the Women’s Leadership Symposium, June 2012
  • Remarkable Women: Statements & Photos for the Professional Woman, March 2012
  • Dress for Success, February 2012
  • Gift Giving on a Budget, Part III, December 2011
  • Domestic Violence Awareness: Erasing the Stigma, October 2011
  • Look Great at 88, April 2011
  • Hat and Glove Drive benefiting two community agencies, November – December 2010
  • Gift Giving, Family Fun, and more on a Budget, Part II , November 2010
  • Sponsored 11 women for the Women’s Leadership Symposium, June 2010
  • Gift giving, family fun, and more on a budget!, December 2009
  • Making Healthy & Tasty Choice on a Budget, November 2009
  • Time Management and Professional Networking, September 2009
  • Sponsored 8 women for the Women’s Leadership Symposium June 2009
  • Balancing Everyday Life and Educational Advancement April 2009
  • Let’s Talk about Money February 2009
  • Sponsored 11 women for the Women’s Leadership Symposium June 2008
  • Author Discussion with Alexis Pride June 2008
  • Communications Skills Workshop November 2007
  • Sponsored 10 women for the Women’s Leadership Symposium June 2007
  • Sponsored 9 women for the Women’s Leadership Symposium June 2006
  • Home Buying and Real Estate April 2006
  • Finances and Your Future: Preparing for a Brighter Tomorrow February 2006
  • Minority Women and Foods October 2005
  • Healthcare: A Luncheon Discussion April 2005
  • 11th Annual Pa’Lante Conference April 2005
  • Minority Women Concerns Open House March 2005
  • Training and Development Expo: Planning for your future even in economically challenging times September 2004
  • Who Are You: Exploring and Apply Self Identity in March 2004

ACTIVITIES WE COSPONSORED 2004-2017:

  • CCSW Networking Gathering, April 2017
  • Women Climbing Up the Career Ladder at UIC – November 2016
  • CCSW Networking Gathering, May 2016
  • CCSW Networking Night, May 2015
  • Native American Heritage Celebration, November 2014
  • Navigating Negotiations, November 2014
  • CCSW Networking Night, May 2014
  • 2014 Minority Health Midwest Conference, February 2014
  • 3rd Annual University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health 2011 minority Health in the Midwest Conference, February 2011
  • Introduction to Networking in the 21st Century, May 2010
  • AAAN Class of 2010 Career Networking Event, April 2010
  • Stress Management, May 2009
  • Women and Money: Personal Finances, Savings, and Credit March 2008
  • Summer Solstice with the Senator June 2007
  • No! The Rape Documentary April 2006
  • Networking Reception honoring Dr. Giachello March 2006
  • Daughter@Work Day in April 2004, April 2005, April 2006
  • Smart Women Finish Rich March 2004
  • Educational Film Series March 2004