Sarah Bornstein Biography
23 years since the end CWLU, Sarah Bornstein has been continually involved
with women's issues and women,s organizations. In her work for-pay,
Sarah is Administrative Director for the Junior League of Chicago, a
omens organization dedicated to community service through trained volunteers.
The Leagues current focus is empowering at-risk families, especially
women and girls, through education, mentoring and advocacy.
volunteer work, Sarah has been Chair of Health Evaluation and Referral
Service, one of the CWLU groups that outlived the Union; and Chair of
the Illinois Caucus on Adolescent Health, whose Executive Director is
Jenny Knauss, a long-time CWLU member. She currently serves as Chair
of Women Employed, an organization committed to omens economic advancement
that was founded by CWLU member Day Creamer Piercy. She is also a member
of the Omens Advisory Council of the Chicago Commission on Human Relations
and serves on the working group for balancing work and family that is
part of the Governors Commission on the Status of Women. In 1998, Sarah
received the Mercedes Mentor Award, which recognizes Chicagoland women
for outstanding community service.
accepted the award, she quoted the Liberation School motto: "What
we don't know we must learn; what we do know, we must teach each other."