Happy Mother’s Day | 2021

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Saluting Military Moms far and near. Thank you for your sacrifice to stand in defense of the nation, to care for others while missing your children’s birthdays, school events, church activities and growth each day.

Happy Mother’s Day to our sister veterans across the world who are nurturing, guiding, encouraging, loving and holding accountable All children in your path.

Rochelle Crump, President/Founder
National Women Veterans United

military.com article: Women Discharged from the Military for Pregnancy/Motherhood 1950-70s

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A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would require the Government Accountability Office to investigate the involuntary discharge of thousands of women from military service from the 1950s to the 1970s due to pregnancy or motherhood — something that could end up restoring benefits to those who lost them through unwarranted dismissals.
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Childcare Business 6-Week Cohort by Women’s Business Development Center

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Register for the Developing your Childcare Business series. Along the way, sign up here for an individualized, or group virtual phone session with a WBDC business advisor for help launching or growing your business. Every Wednesday| April 7 – May 12, 2021 | 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, CST. Registration Deadline: March 31, 2021 Continue reading

2021 Illinois Council on Women and Girls Application

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The Illinois Council on Women and Girls invites young women ages 14 through 18 to apply to join the Council’s new Girls Committee. Participants will share about their experiences and perspectives to help make Illinois a place where all girls can thrive. Applications are due February 16th, 2021.

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Scholarships for Military and Veterans Resources by Accounting.com

Since the Post-9/11 GI Bill was introduced, the number of active-duty personnel and veterans using military benefits to pay for education has increased significantly. While this program offers financial relief to military families, there are many additional scholarships available that often go unnoticed. Accounting.com’s goal is to encourage veteran students in Chicago to continue their education and invest in a rewarding career. Accounting.com has created a detailed list of available scholarships. Continue reading