Making Democracy Work

Upcoming Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
5-6:30pm
LWV Conference Room
Conference call also available
Communications Committee. The Communications committee is keeping busy - so much that policies and procedures need to be updated to manage LWV news and events. Join if interested! RSVP to league@lwvchicago.org.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
6:00pm
Chicago Board of Elections
69 W. Washington Street
Deputy Voter Registrar Training class. LWVChicago members can enroll through the League to become trained as a deputy voter registrar. RSVP at least 5 days prior to class. Send name and contact information to League@lwvchicago.org
Saturday, January 6, 2018
9:30am
Chicago Board of Elections
69 W. Washington Street
Deputy Voter Registrar Training class. LWV Chicago members can enroll through the League to become trained as a deputy voter registrar. RSVP at least 5 days prior to class. Send name and contact information to League@lwvchicago.org
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
5:30pm
LWVChicago Conference Room Board Meeting. Monthly meeting for Board of Directors.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
10am-noon
332 S Michigan, Room 430 Briefing: Prescription Drug Pricing. Our January briefing will take a comprehensive look at the complex issue of prescription drug prices. Thomas Gochenour, Rush Hospital pharmacist, will review the history, legislation, and the pharmaceutical industry.

Briefings are always open to the public! Light breakfast items will be available. RSVP to league@lwvchicago.org or call 312-939-5949 for more information.

Sunday, January 14, 2018
3:00-6:00pm
Cook County Jail facilities Cook County Jail Voter Registration Drive. Corrected Date LWV Chicago deputy voter registrars can volunteer for shifts to register voters at Cook County Jail. This is a recurring event; see the Volunteer page for more details.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
3:00pm
Chicago Board of Elections
69 W. Washington Street
Deputy Voter Registrar Training class. LWVChicago members can enroll through the League to become trained as a deputy voter registrar. RSVP at least 5 days prior to class. Send name and contact information to League@lwvchicago.org
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
5:30pm
LWV Chicago Conference Room Loop Evening Unit meeting. Get involved in the League in your neighborhood. Meetings are open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, contact League@lwvchicago.org.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
10:00am
LWV Chicago Conference Room Loop Morning Unit meeting. Get involved in the League in your neighborhood. Meetings are open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, contact League@lwvchicago.org.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
1:30pm
Montgomery Place Senior Living
5550 South Shore Dr.
Hyde Park Unit meeting. Get involved in the League in your neighborhood. Meetings are open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, contact League@lwvchicago.org.
Saturday, January 20, 2018
 
Downtown Chicago - Location TBD Save the Date: March to the Polls event. LWVIL and local LWV chapters will be participating in the March to the Polls rally and event in downtown Chicago. This event is to celebrate the activism inspired by the Women's March and renewed interest in the democratic process. Details will be shared as available. If you are interested in helping to volunteer for the event, please contact league@lwvchicago.org.
Monday, January 22, 2018
5:30-7PM
The Sanctuary Café at University Church 5655 S. University Ave South Side Unit meeting. Updated Date Get involved in the League in your neighborhood. The January South Side unit will meet on the 4th Monday due to the Martin Luther King Day holiday. Social starts at 5:30, meeting at 6pm. Unit meetings are open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, contact League@lwvchicago.org.
Monday, January 22, 2018
7pm
Sulzer Regional Library
4455 N. Lincoln Ave
North Side Unit meeting. Get involved in the League in your neighborhood. Meetings are open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, contact League@lwvchicago.org.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
7pm
Beverly Castle Unitarian Church
10244 S. Longwood Dr.
Far Southwest Side Unit meeting. Get involved in League activities in your neighborhood. Unit meetings are open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, contact League@lwvchicago.org.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
5:30pm
Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd Chicago in Focus. Building and Securing the Vote

Marisel Hernandez and James Allen, Chicago Board of Election Commissioners, will be discussing the programs to encourage voter participation and protections to ensure vote security. For more details, see Chicago in Focus. RSVP to league@lwvchicago.org

Thursday, January 25, 2018
6:00pm
Chicago Board of Elections
69 W. Washington Street
Deputy Voter Registrar Training class. LWVChicago members can enroll through the League to become trained as a deputy voter registrar. RSVP at least 5 days prior to class. Send name and contact information to League@lwvchicago.org
Saturday, February 3, 2018
9:30am
Chicago Board of Elections
69 W. Washington Street
Deputy Voter Registrar Training class. LWVChicago members can enroll through the League to become trained as a deputy voter registrar. RSVP at least 5 days prior to class. Send name and contact information to League@lwvchicago.org
Saturday, February 3, 2018
10am-noon
332 S Michigan, Room 430 Briefing: Engaging Voters in the 2018 Primaries. Voter Service activities and actions, in preparation for the March 20 primary. Briefings are always open to the public! Light breakfast items will be available. RSVP to league@lwvchicago.org or call 312-939-5949 for more information.
Saturday, February 10, 2018
 
University Center
525 State Street, Chicago
LWVIL Issues Briefing. Bridging the Divide: Making Democracy Work for Voters and Social Justice.

Save the date, it's the state league's annual Issues Briefing. More details to come!

Sunday, February 11, 2018
3:00-6:00pm
Cook County Jail facilities Cook County Jail Voter Registration Drive. LWVCHicago deputy voter registrars can volunteer for shifts to register voters at Cook County Jail. This is a recurring event; see the Volunteer page for more details.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
5:30pm
LWVChicago Conference Room Board Meeting. Monthly meeting for Board of Directors.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
6:00pm
Chicago Board of Elections
69 W. Washington Street
Deputy Voter Registrar Training class. LWVChicago members can enroll through the League to become trained as a deputy voter registrar. RSVP at least 5 days prior to class. Send name and contact information to League@lwvchicago.org

This will be last class leading up to the March 20 primary election

Sunday, February 18, 2018
3:00-6:00pm
Cook County Jail facilities Cook County Jail Voter Registration Drive. LWVCHicago deputy voter registrars can volunteer for shifts to register voters at Cook County Jail. This is a recurring event; see the Volunteer page for more details.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
5:30pm
LWVChicago Conference Room Board Meeting. Monthly meeting for Board of Directors.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
 
  Primary Election.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
5:30pm
LWVChicago Conference Room Board Meeting. Monthly meeting for Board of Directors.
Saturday, April 14, 2018
10am-noon
332 S Michigan, Room 430 Briefing: Fostering Student Success. Support services in schools
Thursday, April 19, 2018
5:30pm
Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd Chicago in Focus. CHICAGO'S AMAZING UNDERGROUND PASSAGEWAY-- The Pedway: How Can We Improve It? Howard A. Learner, President & Executive Director of the Environmental Law & Policy Center
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
5:30pm
LWVChicago Conference Room Board Meeting. Monthly meeting for Board of Directors.
Saturday, May 12, 2018
10am-noon
332 S Michigan, Room 430 Briefing: Environment.
Thursday, June 28, 2018-Sunday, July 1, 2018
 
Hilton Chicago Hotel LWV National Convention. The League of Women Voters' 53rd National Convention 2018 will be held June 28 - July 1, 2018 in Chicago, IL.