Chicago

Chicago

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.

Briefing
Event Date: 
Oct 12 2019 - 10:00am
Event location: 

League Offices

The Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) charts the course for our state to achieve 100% renewable energy by 2050, while at the same time saving consumers money. Come learn about this groundbreaking legislation and hear how activists are working to get it passed.

Chicago in Focus
Event Date: 
Oct 21 2019 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

The Union League Club of Chicago

Christian Picciolini, former extremist and author, and Maureen Loughnane, Executive Director of Facing History and Ourselves Chicago, will discuss white nationalism in our own backyard, how we can be alert for it, and what we can do about it.

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News

The speakers at LWV Chicago’s September 26 Chicago in Focus program had not only worked on issues involving police and the communities they serve. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Helen Neville, PhD, have witnessed the aftereffects of crime and violence firsthand.

Drinks & Dialogue
Event Date: 
Oct 17 2019 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

Bar Louie - Printers Row

Join the League's Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (CODI) members for Drinks and Dialogue in the loft at Bar Louie's Printers Row location.
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News

On August 20, Mayor Lightfoot’s administration announced a $16.2 million, 5-year contract for additional water pitchers with cartridges certified to remove lead from the drinking water. These are free to qualifying residents.

Current Events Discussion Group
Event Date: 
Oct 14 2019 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Sulzer Regional Library

Chicago is a happening place, a place of fertile ideas. Let’s keep it up by listening to experts and discussing deep questions about topics that will be changing your world. No RSVP necessary, all are welcome.