of the SBA's Award for "Outstanding Student Organization of the Year"
Bake Sale Scheduled for Tuesday, March 2nd
Mark your calendars...the March WIL bake sale has been scheduled for
Tuesday, March 2nd from 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Come to the Spak to buy some delicious baked goods and help WIL raise money
for its summer fellowships! We also need volunteers to bring in baked
goods and to sit at the table throughout the day. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
to let us know how you can help out.
for the Glass Slipper Project
The Glass Slipper
Project was started recently by several young female attorneys who
gather donated prom dresses, bridesmail dresses and other formal dresses,
plus accessories (shoes, purses, etc.), and then distributes them to local
high school girls who lack the financial means to purchase a dress for
If you have dresses or other accessories that you know you'll never
ever wear again, PLEASE bring them in! WIL will be holding a drive
Tuesday, March 2nd through Thursday, March 4th from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
in the Spak. Student volunteers will also be needed to
take donations at the table during the drive - please e-mail email@example.com
to sign up for a time.
This program on Wednesday,
March 3rd from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in Room #270
is the first of a two-part lecture series that WIL was asked to co-sponsor
with the Federalist
Society, features F. Carolyn Graglia, Author of Domestic Tranquillity:
A Brief Against Feminism. Chicago-Kent faculty members (incluidng
Professors Baker and Steinman) will participate in the discussion as well.
Gaylaw and Amnesty International
are co-sponsoring as well. All students are welcome and ecnouraged
to attend this program, which proves to be a very interesting disccusion.
For a complete description of Ms. Graglia's book, please
click here. (For information about part two of the series, scheduled
for April 14th, click
Annual Chicago International Women's Day Conference
Saturday, March 6, 1999, from 9:00 am - 3:00
pm at Chicago-Kent College of Law.
International Women's Day is the story of ordinary
women as makers of history. Celebrated each year on March 8th worldwide,
it is a day to recognize the vast contribution women have made and continue
to make to history. International Women's Day is commemorated at
the United Nations
and is designated in many countries as a national
holiday. This year marks the 5th year that the city of Chicago officially
celebrates International Women's Day. Chicago-Kent will host the
All Chicago-Kent law students are encouraged
and welcome to participate and/or volunteer at the conference. For
more info, email Sita Balthazar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks to the Chicago-Kent students who are volunteering
their time at the conference, the student organizations who are sponsoring
the event (Amnesty International, Black Law Student Association, International
Law Society, and Women
in Law), and the Chicago-Kent faculty members, especially Katharine
Baker and Michele Richardson, who are speaking at the conference, this
conference will be a great success!
Endorsing organizations include: African-American
Women Evolving, Amnesty International, Chicago Abortion Fund, Chicago Rape
Crisis Center, 8th Day Center for Justice, League of Black Women, Prairie
Fire Organizing Committee, NOW-Chicago, UNIFEM, Women's Action Coalition
and Women's International League of Peace & Freedom.
If you missed the general meetings last week, check out the agenda
and notes on the WIL website (coming soon).
Everyone who requested outlines from WIL should have received them
by now. If you didn't receive an outline you requested, it's because
we don't have an outline for the class/professor. Only three students
submitted new outlines to us this semester, so we're desperate for other
outlines. Please watch your e-mail, the WIL webpage and this Record
announcement for a list of the outline we're currently seeking (coming
If you have outlines you're willing to donate, please send them to us.
To help save some trees, outlines will be accepted in electronic form only.
Please just e-mail WIL at email@example.com
with your outlines, telling us the class, the professor, the textbook(s)
used in class, the semester & year, your name, and the program in which
the outline is written (e.g. WordPerfect 7.0, Word 7). If you have
any questions about our outline bank, please
click here or e-mail Sita Balthazar-Thomas, our Secretary, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
you paid your membership dues yet?
Please remember to pay your dues for the 1998-'99
year. A $10.00 check made payable to Women in Law can be left in
the WIL mailbox on the 2nd Floor. Payment of dues allows you to participate
in elections and mentorship programs, receive WIL outlines and discounts
on WIL merchandise, and makes you eligle for our fellowships! Dues
are used to fund programs and social events throughout the year, as well
as fellowships we give to students over the summer to help pay for expenses
when they volunteer with a public service agency. Thank you!
If you have any questions about WIL
membership, check out our webpage at http://www.kentlaw.edu/student_orgs/wil/
or e-mail us at email@example.com.
WOMEN IN LAW
Charis Runnels, President
Abigail Kell, Vice President
Stephanie Benway, Vice President
Kimberly DeMarino, Treasurer
Sita Balthazar-Thomas, Secretary
Heather Fritch, Mentorship Coordinator
Faye Hizon, 1L Day Division Rep.
Sonia Kosar, 1L Evening Division Rep.