The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization, but, after careful study, we will advocate for or against particular policies in the public interest. We believe your role is vital to this process and its potential impact. Click on the red links below to learn more about our advocacy and how your voice can help shape change.
The League generates Time for Action alerts that raise awareness about relevant issues and what you (as a concerned citizen and voter) can do to make a difference. Click here to view the latest alerts on the LWV Elmhurst website.
While the League is recognized and respected for its nonpartisan approach, we do take stands on issues that matter to you! Click here to learn more about the process we use in our advocacy efforts.
Your voice matters, and there are many ways to make it heard. You can . . .
- Attend and/or regularly observe public hearings and legislative sessions.
- Express League opinions on radio, TV, social media, or in print.
- Host educational forums on position topics.
- Testify before local governing bodies.
For further ideas on how to make your voice heard, click here.
Initiating visits, calls, or correspondence with representatives or officials is critical to maintaining open lines of communication and establishing relationships. We help make this part of advocacy more accessible by providing contact information for you elected officials here.