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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

How To Discuss Controversial Topics: A Civics Lesson - April 25

Tuesday, April 25, 7-9 PM, Downers Grove Park District Recreation Center, 4500 Belmont Rd, Downers Grove.

This interactive program will be led by League of Women Voters members and civics educators to provide tools and techniques we could all use to discuss contentious or controversial issues.

We Marched for Equal Pay and Had Fun!

SPONSORED BY: DOWNERS GROVE AREA AAUW & LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS IN DOWNERS GROVE, WOODRIDGE, & LISLE

Wednesday, April 12 + Enjoyed an evening with friends and demonstrated active support of Equal Pay for Women.

Sex Trafficking In DuPage County: Recognizing the Problem and Responding as a Community

Great attendance! Thank you to all who participated in this forum.

The LWV has long held a position to address human trafficking and in particular sex trafficking in our country. Our expert panel included Sgt. Rich Hawkins, DuPage County Sheriff Department, Frank Massolini, Founder and Director of Anne's House, and Eric Nelson, Executive Director of Administer Justice.

Great Decisions Discussion Group

The Great Decisions Discussion Group is open to all. Please contact Nancy Peraino for additional information and reading materials - perainoporsche@comcast.net, 630 968 8706.

The Woodridge Library 2017 meeting schedule for AM Great Decisions group is February 7, February 14, February 22, February 28, March 7, March 14, March 22, March 28, & April 4. The group meets from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM and the Monitor is Meg Kadlec, meg.kadlec@gmail.com, 630 969 1546.

The Downers Grove Library 2017 meeting schedule for PM Great Decisions group is January 31, February 14, February 28, March 14, March 27, April 11, April 24, May 9, May 30. The group meets from 7:00 PM to 8:50 PM and the Monitor is Nancy Peraino, perainoporsche@comcast.net, 630 968 8706.

College of DuPage Board Observations - New This Year

CHECK OUT THE NEW March 16, 2017 OBSERVER REPORT

The League of Women Voters has seven local chapters with members who reside in and pay taxes for COD District 502. Four of the seven local League chapters have formed a coalition of interested members to observe and create Observer Reports. We will be regularly posting the Observer Reports for all to read.

Gol to section on Observer Reports to view the reports.

NEW MEMBERS

We are welcoming many new members this year. Dues are now being taken for 2018 at $70/year. Students may join for $35/year.

Check out the Membership section of this Website and download an application for membership.