Free Online Event Honoring Black Women Veterans

The event will feature distinguished African-American women veterans from across the armed forces. They will share their personal journeys in the military and discuss the impact of Black women upon the history of America’s armed forces and their communities nationwide. FREE Virtual Event: Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7:00p ET via Zoom. Read more [...]

Meet June Fremont, Marine and ‘True American’

Meet June Fremont, Marine and 'True American'. As one of the pioneering women to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, June Fremont chatted with Eleanor Roosevelt, met Harry Truman and marched with other servicewomen behind the casket during President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s funeral procession. Read more [...]

Women Veteran Empowered 2019

Join YWCA Metropolitan Chicago for one of our most popular and impactful events, where you can get prepared for your next big opportunity. We’ve planned a day that ensures you leave feeling empowered! Read more [...]

Woman Warriors Day

Woman’s Warrior’s Day on Saturday December, 15 from 10 am to 2 pm at Humboldt Park, 1400 N Humboldt Dr. (3000 West –zip code 60622). Proof of service will be required. The program offers Yoga classes, resources, and VA information on benefits and services. Read more [...]

Money Smart Week – Financial Tools Empowering Women Veterans

Focus on Women Veterans: Enjoying Today, Planning for Tomorrow. Come & join the Beverly & Associates’ conversation about identity theft protection, managing your credit score and free Annual Credit Report. Learn of Veteran tax benefits. Saving does not need to be hard, even after facing financial hardship or bankruptcy. It is never too early or too late preparing for the future. Read more [...]

The Illinois Community Women Veteran’s Center needs your help!


The National Women Veterans United (NWVU) a 501c3 veteran organization is seeking support of $10,000 for the Illinois Women Veteran's Center. We are asking for your generous end of the year donation in support of the only Women Veteran's Center in Illinois and one of few across the nation that addresses the specific needs of military/women veterans and program services. Read more [...]