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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.

Time for Action

Action Alerts

If your Representative is NOT on the list of co-sponsors, please urge him or her to sign on to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.

Chicago in Focus graphic
Event Date: 
Oct 24 2018 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

Union League Club of Chicahgo

Join us as Nicholas Cummings of the Cook County Bar Association will explain how the bar association screens judicial candidates and makes recommendations to promote the election of judges who will provide high-quality representation and diversity

Time for Action

Action Alerts

Contact Your School Superintendent with a request that the LWV Fact Sheet be shared with their School Board and request that they direct their delegate to the IASB Conference to oppose the Resolution on Arming Teachers.

Briefing
Event Date: 
Nov 10 2018 - 10:00am
Event location: 

LWV Chicago

Our state's budget will be front and center as Ralph Martire, Executive Director of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, helps us understand the need for more revenue both quickly and in general, as well as a need for a constitution

Drinks & Dialogue
Event Date: 
Oct 17 2018 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

Bitter Pops

Drinks and Dialogue is an opportunity for Leaguers to gather, drink, and discuss a particular topic. Join us!

Anita Hill: Speaking Truth to Power documentary screening
News

The timing could not have been more perfect. Amidst controversial confirmation hearings to seat Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court, we presented Anita: Speaking Truth to Power and compared today's events to the hearings for now-Justice Clarence Thomas.

Dorothy Tucker
News

Fake news is not new, declared Dorothy Tucker, CBS 2 reporter, as she addressed an audience at the recent Chicago in Focus event, cosponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Union League Club of Chicago.

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