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.

Scales of Justice Defended
Event Date: 
Nov 3 2019 - 3:00pm
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KAM Isaiah Israel

Join LWV Chicago, National Council of Jewish Women, and KAM Isaiah Israel for an exciting interactive workshop on how the federal courts work.

The Suffrage Plays
Event Date: 
Nov 17 2019 - 3:00pm
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The Den Theatre

Celebrate the upcoming 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment by joining your fellow Leaguers to see The Suffrage Plays, three one-act comedies focused on the importance of voting rights for women.

Chicago in Focus
Event Date: 
Nov 20 2019 - 5:30pm
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The Union League Club of Chicago

When less than half of the voting age population goes to the ballot box, we are all held hostage to special interests. Join us to discuss barriers to the ballot and strategies to turn out the vote.

Time for Action

Action Alerts

The Illinois General Assembly will be in Veto Session from October 28-30 and November 12-14. Below are THREE bills that are likely to be considered during the October session for which LWVIL will need your help in advocating.

Special Report
News

On April 1, 2020, a Census will be taken of all persons living in the United States. While some may think the Census is much ado about not much, both state and city officials are working to make sure every resident is counted because Census numbers affect money, power, and representation.

Finance Report
News

Every wonder where tax increment financing goes?