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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.

Sign making Women's March 2020
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GETTING READY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WOMEN'S MARCH 2020. LWV Chicago members work on signs to show their support.

Chicago in Focus
Event Date: 
Jan 21 2020 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

The Union League Club of Chicago

Census participation has a dramatic impact on our community. At its most basic, the Census determines the number of representatives each state has in Congress. Fewer representatives for a state means less ability to affect legislation.

forum timing signs
Event Date: 
Jan 25 2020 - 9:30am
Event location: 

League of Women Voters of Illinois

Learn the techniques for keeping control of a debate or forum with League-sponsored moderator training.

Goodman Theatre presents Roe
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The Goodman Theatre offers League members and friends discount tickets to their latest production, Roe, a play that illuminates the complexities of the landmark Supreme Court decision.

Anne Jamieson
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Anne Jamieson came to recognize the importance of voting and voting rights early on. One of her first memories, she recalls, “was when my mother took me to vote with her and on the way back home told me stories about the suffragists.”

Sarah Moskowitz, Outreach Director for the Citizens Utility Board, describes what’s in the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA)
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Sarah Moskowitz describes what’s in the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) and how it fits in with overall Illinois energy policy.

Special Report
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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.

Chicago in Focus
Event Date: 
Mar 24 2020 - 5:30pm
Event location: 

The Union League Club

Is moderate and low income housing becoming a thing of the past in Chicago? Will Chicago's economic and employee base be hampered by the inability of people to find adequate housing?