Chicago

Chicago

The League of Women Voters of Chicago is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. We influence public policy through education and advocacy.

Chicago in Focus
Event Date: 
Oct 21 2019 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

The Union League Club of Chicago

Christian Picciolini, former extremist and author, and Maureen Loughnane, Executive Director of Facing History and Ourselves Chicago, will discuss white nationalism in our own backyard, how we can be alert for it, and what we can do about it.

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The speakers at LWV Chicago’s September 26 Chicago in Focus program have not only worked on issues involving police and the communities they serve. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Helen Neville, PhD, have witnessed the aftereffects of crime and violence firsthand.

Lobby Day 2019
Event Date: 
Oct 29 2019 (All day)
Event location: 

Illinois State Capitol

Are you frustrated with the federal administration’s regressive environmental policies? Want to do something about it? We’ve got just the thing.

The Suffrage Plays
Event Date: 
Nov 17 2019 - 3:00pm
Event location: 

The Den Theatre

Celebrate the upcoming 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment by joining your fellow Leaguers to see The Suffrage Plays, three one-act comedies focused on the importance of voting rights for women.

Current Events Discussion Group
Event Date: 
Oct 28 2019 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Sulzer Regional Library

Can we develop safe, affordable housing for Chicago? Let’s hear from an expert and discuss it together.

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On August 20, Mayor Lightfoot’s administration announced a $16.2 million, 5-year contract for additional water pitchers with cartridges certified to remove lead from the drinking water. These are free to qualifying residents.