AAUW President Applauds "Jane Addams Day"

AAUW's national President, Ruth Sweetser, personally delivered a letter thanking AAUW-Illinois' "Jane Addams Day" committee for all the work done to promote this precident-setting state day.  Furthermore, the AAUW website dedicated a page to our "Jane Addams Day" activities, noting: "AAUW of Illinois hopes this program will serve as a model for other states to celebrate important local women who were…

12/10/07: Jane Addams Day!!!

And then... the big day finally arrived!!!  We filled the dining hall at Hull-House, had a lovely lunch, personally thanked Pat Quinn (Illinois' Lieutenant Governor) & congresswoman Barbara Flynn Currie (Democratic Majority Leader, Illinois House of Representatives) for their support, & heard wonderful presentations by Lucy Knight & Jean Bethke Elshtain.  Both Chicago Public Radio (WBEZ) & Chicago…