A Note on the LWV Elmhurst Website: Welcome to the LWV Elmhurst website! We look forward to you learning more about us. Please view the scrolling menu at the left for a roadmap of what you'll find. Be sure to check out the following pages: Voting, Advocacy, Events, News, Observer Reports and Other Resources, About, Membership, and Volunteer. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to the webmaster. Thanks!
WHY ARE YOU IMPORTANT TO THE 2020 CENSUS?
JOIN US AT OUR OCTOBER PROGRAM TO FIND OUT!
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, “Partners are critical to the success of a complete and accurate count in 2020.” Please join the LWV Elmhurst on Thursday, October 24, at 7:00 PM at the Elmhurst Public Library for an informational presentation on why your participation in the upcoming census matters. Speakers will include Siobhan Greene, LWVIL issue specialist; Erin Jason, business development coordinator for the city of Elmhurst and chair of the Elmhurst Complete Count Committee (CCC); and Kelsey Fawell, associate planner of the Bensenville CCC. We are cohosting this program with Progressives for Change.
BE IN THE KNOW!
Are you up-to-date on the issues that affect our community?
- Click here to access the LWV Elmhurst observer report for the 10/7/19 City Council meeting.
- Click here to access the LWV Elmhurst observer report for the 10/8/19 Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 Board of Education meeting.
- When you're done, head here to learn more about the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA).
- Finally, be sure to catch up on the latest in LWV advocacy! We've made it easy to review the inaugural quarterly LWVIL Issues & Advocacy Report. We've also added a new time for action alert (TFA) that opposes arming teachers
WE HELPED INFORM YOU ABOUT THE FIREARM RESTRAINING ORDER (FRO) LAW. PLEASE HELP OUR COMMUNITY BY SHARING THE FACTS!
If you couldn't attend our program on the Firearm Restraining Order (FRO) law, click here for additional photos and click on the links that follow for futher resources. Thanks to our wonderful presenters from the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence and Moms Demand Action!
ALL SEVEN DUPAGE COUNTY LEAGUES SIGNED A LETTER URGING ADEQUATE FUNDING OF DUPAGE COUNTY'S ELECTION DIVISION.
Click here to read more in a recent Daily Herald article. We need to ensure that DuPage County utilizes only the safest, most efficient election resources ahead of 2020!
CREATING A MORE PERFECT DEMOCRACY
CREATING A MORE PERFECT DEMOCRACY: WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW TO SEE HOW THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS WORKS TO ACHIEVE THAT GOAL!