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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.

Adopt a Beach clean up 9-23-18
Event Date: 
Jul 14 2019 - 8:30am
Event location: 

South Shore Beach

Make a difference for the health of the Great Lakes! Join LWV Chicago for a fun morning cleaning up our local beaches.

Event Date: 
Jul 18 2019 - 11:30am
Event location: 

DePaul Club, DePaul University Center

Join us for lunch while we hear from featured speaker Arnold Randall, General Superintendent of the Forest Preserves of Cook County!

IDOC Summit of Hope Voter Reigstration
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Registering those on parole or probation as Voters at IDOC Summit of Hope resource fair on June 19, 2019.

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We took part in a United Nations Association of Chicago meeting on the status of women’s rights in this country, addressing a variety of issues included in CEDAW such as voting rights, safety and security, education, work, health and housing.

Issue Reports
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The Re-entering Civics Education Act (HB2541) ensures that individuals who have been incarcerated will receive three 90-minute civic education classes during the re-entry process covering government, voting processes and current events.

Issue Reports
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H.R. 1 introduces sweeping reforms addressing issues fundamental to a functioning democracy—the voting franchise, campaign financing and ethical guidelines for public policy creation and governance. The ethical proposals in H.R. 1 affect each branch of government.

Issue Reports
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We oppose the EPA's revised Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule. The Administration's proposal would scale back protections under the Clean Water Act for small streams and wetlands. Show your support by taking the pledge!