Making Democracy Work

Upcoming Events

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Great Decisions Discussion Groups

The first Great Decisions discussion group starts February 6 and runs through early May. Another group is planned for this summer. Learn more about the Great Decisions program and how to join a planned discussion group or create a new one.

LEAGUE EVENTS AND MEETINGS

Date & Time        Place        Description
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
7 pm
Updated
9904 S Damen
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. 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
Monday, January 29, 2018
6 pm
LWV Chicago Conference Room Environment Committee. Come and join the Environment Committee to discuss current events and issues in Chicago and what action items LWV Chicago will take. To learn more or to RSVP contact league@lwvchicago.org.
Saturday, February 3, 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
Saturday, February 3, 2018
10am-noon
332 S Michigan, Room 430 Briefing: Engaging Voters in the 2018 Primaries. Our February briefing will prepare you for the March 20 Primary Election. Three League of Women Voters members will share key information and resources to help us become better educated voters.

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.

It's LWVIL's annual Issues Briefing. See their website for details and to register. Registration deadline is Feb 1 by mail, Feb 5 online!

Sunday, February 11, 2018
3:00-6:00pm
Cook County Jail facilities Cook County Jail Voter Registration Drive. 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.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
5:30pm
LWV Chicago Conference Room Board Meeting. Monthly meeting for Board of Directors.
Thursday, February 15, 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, February 15, 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.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
6:00pm
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

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

Saturday, February 17, 2018
3 pm - 5 pm
DANK Haus
4740 N. Western Chicago, IL
4th Floor Gallery
Radical Ideas! Women and The Vote. This is a performance piece and panelist discussion on the early suffragist efforts in Illinois. LWV Chicago is a sponsor of this event, taking place Feb 17, Feb 24 and March 3. For details and ticket information, please see Working Women's History Project
Sunday, February 18, 2018
3:00-6:00pm
Cook County Jail facilities Cook County Jail Voter Registration Drive. 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.
Monday, February 19, 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.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
5:30 pm
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.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
3 pm - 5 pm
DANK Haus
4740 N. Western Chicago, IL
4th Floor Gallery
Radical Ideas! Women and The Vote. This is a performance piece and panelist discussion on the early suffragist efforts in Illinois. LWV Chicago is a sponsor of this event, taking place Feb 17, Feb 24 and March 3. Our President, Annie Logue, will be a panelist for this discussion date. For details and ticket information, please see Working Women's History Project
Monday, February 26, 2018
7 pm
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, February 28, 2018
6:30 pm
11246 S Whipple 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.
Saturday, March 3, 2018
3 pm - 5 pm
DANK Haus
4740 N. Western Chicago, IL
4th Floor Gallery
Radical Ideas! Women and The Vote. This is a performance piece and panelist discussion on the early suffragist efforts in Illinois. LWV Chicago is a sponsor of this event, taking place Feb 17, Feb 24 and March 3. For details and ticket information, please see Working Women's History Project
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
5:30pm
LWV Chicago Conference Room Board Meeting. Monthly meeting for Board of Directors.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
 
  Primary Election.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
5:30pm
LWV Chicago 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
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
11 am - 1:30 pm
65 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago, IL
STATE OF THE CITY. Save the Date! Join the League of Women Voters of Chicago for our annual luncheon and fundraiser. Our topic is A Tale of Two Cities: Bridging Chicago's Opportunity Divide. Ticket sales and additional information will be coming soon. Contact league@lwvchicago.org for more details.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
5:30pm
LWV Chicago 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.