Evanston Women’s History Project Announces March 2018 Events: Celebrating Evanston Women – Past, Present and Future

The Evanston Women’s History Project at the Evanston History Center (EHC), in partnership with the Frances Willard House Museum and other Evanston women’s organizations, announces a full calendar of March 2018 events in honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month.

Morning Celebration of International Women’s Day

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Evanston History Center
225 Greenwood Street, Evanston
Admission Free.

On Thursday, March 8th from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at EHC (225 Greenwood Street, Evanston), there will be a morning celebration of International Women’s Day, with brief remarks highlighting the work of Evanston women leaders. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free but reservations are required as capacity is limited. Women and girls of all ages are welcome.

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Film Showing of I Am Jane Doe

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 5:45-8:45 p.m.
Unitarian Church of Evanston
1330 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL
Admission $10, Students $5.

Later on Thursday March 8th International Women’s Day commemorations will continue with a film showing and discussion of I Am Jane Doesponsored by the YWCA Evanston/NorthShore and other Evanston women’s organizations. This film highlights the stories of several American women who discover their daughters have been the victims of online trafficking.

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Special Frances Willard House Tours Discussing
the WCTU’s Historic Work Against Sex Trafficking

Sunday, March 11, 2018, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Frances Willard House
1730 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL
Admission $10.

On Sunday, March 11th there will be special tours at the Frances Willard House where visitors can learn more about the WCTU’s historic work against sex trafficking worldwide. The tours will take place from 1-4 p.m. and cost $10.

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You can find out more about these events and Evanston’s women’s history at www.evanstonwomen.org.

Questions? Email: losborne@evanstonhistorycenter.org

Many thanks to Whole Foods Market and Hewn Bakery for their generous support of the Evanston Women’s History Month Events