Because democracy is not a spectator sport

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.

RACE Exhibit

“Race: Are We So Different?,” an exhibit at the Chicago History Museum, prompted a lively discussion at a recent event sponsored by the LWV Chicago Diversity Committee.

Time for Action

Action Alerts

Submit a public comment by August 7 opposing the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.

Melanie Norstrom
Member's Spotlight

I joined the League with the explicit goal of becoming more politically engaged at the local level, and I've been a League member for eighteen months now. Did the League of Women Voters of Chicago help me become a more politically active citizen? Yes!

New Member Orientation
Event Date: 
Jul 21 2018 - 10:00am
Event location: 

Maggiano's Little Italy Chicago

LWV Chicago is participating in the LWVUS Membership-Leadership Development program, which was designed to help local League members develop leadership skills. The next Illinois training is in Chicago—don't miss out on this convenient opportunity!

I Voted stickers

Who can register to vote? How do I register to vote? When can I register to vote?