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Members pose with Kina Collins at a Chicago in Focus event

Women don’t just want a seat at the table of power; they want to build their own table and bring their own chairs, asserted Kina Collins, organizer behind the recently passed Illinois Council on Women and Girls.

Great Decisions 2018

League members and friends are invited to join a Chicago League-sponsored Great Decisions foreign policy discussion group.

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Discover what our committees have been working on lately!


Judicial Evaluations loom large in the minds of Illinois voters as we approach the November election. In Chicago we are asked to elect judges and vote on whether sitting judges should retain their office.


Many Cook County Jail detainees have no idea they can vote, but a number of local organizations, including the League of Women Voters of Chicago, are working to change that. Julie Shelton coordinates the League’s participation in voter registration drives at the jail.

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