Stephanie Weiner has taught English in Chicago City Colleges for 25 years. In 2007-2008, she was honored as Wright College Adult Educator of the Year.
Stephanie is active with the Palestine Solidarity Group. One of their campaigns is to end the Chicago Sister City relationship with Petach Tikva, a city near Tel Aviv.
Stephanie is also the advisor to Wright College Students for a Democratic Society and had been the advisor to the Peace and Justice club since 2002.
Stephanie is a founding member of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3506. She had previously served on the executive board and on the bargaining committee.
Stephanie was active in the struggle in her community in opposition to police brutality and wrongful convictions. Her work in the Committee Exigimos Justicia helped win freedom for a number of people.
Stephanie has been active in the peace and justice movement since childhood, when her parents took her to anti-war marches. She is married to Joe Iosbaker, and is the mother of two sons. She also enjoys making art based on social justice issues.