The League's state convention is happening in June in Lisle. All are welcome to attend. Some costs may be involved but save your receipts because it's possible we may be able to reimburse League members who participate. For more information on the LWVIL convention, please visit: lwvil.org
Housing in Glen Ellyn
The League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn is concerned about housing issues in Glen Ellyn. Based on our longtime studies and positions, the League has sent letters to our local elected officials and local newspapers to raise awareness of our concerns. Read the letters here.
Spring 2015 Voter is out - Download
Fact for Voters Available Now
Facts for Voters is a free publication produced and distributed by the League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn volunteers (Thank you to the volunteers who put this helpful pamphlet together!). In it you will find information about local elected officials and boards.
June is Convention Month
It's been a very busy year...League has organized numerous candidate forums, registered thousands of voters, held dozens of public meetings on a wide range of issues, participated on a consensus study on charter schools, held book club gatherings and more!
League members generally takes a bit of a break from now until August when the new League "season" (Like the school year) kicks off again. With a new board elected, these new leaders will be meeting to plan the season that is to come at the May Old Board/New Board meeting.
Except...June is state convention month. All League members are invited to participate. The Glen Ellyn League is planning a caucus on the Common Core and testing issues in our schools. If this sounds like something of interest to you, please follow our Facebook page for updates, times, etc.
One initiative that is also gaining steam is the plan to encourage the Village of Glen Ellyn (and other entities) to proceed with the comprehensive plan to buid more bike/hike trails in our area. The League has written a letter to the Village Environmental Commission and is dialoguing with members in hopes to spur action on these plans. If bike/hike trails is of interest to you, please follow the League's Facebook page so you can see what is new and what you can do to help move things along.
LWVGE's next big event will be the summer party in August. Stay tuned and join our mailing list to get information about that upcoming event. Have a great summer but stay in touch. Follow us on Facebook and Join our mailing list.
The LWVGE Raises Awareness About Housing Issues in Glen Ellyn
Read our Letters to local elected officials and local newspaper editors about our concerns.
Get the Winter 2015 Voter
Download the LWVGE's quarterly newsletter
September and October 2014 Observer Corps Reports Posted
New observer reports for the September and October meetings of the College of DuPage board have been posted by the LWVGE Observer Corps which has been following the C.O.D. board of directors for over five years. See the reports here.
There is no shortage of things to do, ways to learn, and opportunities to make a difference. Help us by becoming a member.
Agricultural Consensus Meeting Draws Crowd, Meaningful Discussion
League members gathered on April 12th, 2014, to practice what it does best: learning,discussing, coming to consensus and providing guidance to LWVUS so that we, from the grassroots to the LWVUS lobbyist, can take action on a topic of vital importance. Click here to read the backgrounders.
Mental Health First Aid - all about the class LWVGE sponsored and featured to help dispel the stigma of mental illness and train community members how to recognize symptons and help people who might be suffering.
Pension Study - notes, files, and records from the League's 2012 pension study.
DuPage is Changing - report from October 2013 unit meeting - Stunning Facts Wow Audience.