Fall Kickoff: Women in Politics
Thursday, Sept. 18
at Glen Ellyn Historical Society
800 N. Main St.
We kick off the 2014-15 League Season by hearing from Asst. History Prof. Lindsey Patterson of Elmhurst College. Dr. Patterson is going to tell us about the political role women have played in our country before and after winning the right to vote in 1920. We are bound to be in for some eye-opening information. Open to the public! All are welcome!
Summer Voter is out - Download
2014 LWVUS Convention Report - Download the Report to Follow the Experiences of our Convention Delegates!
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.
Please note the venue change for the August 27 Wine & Cheese New Member Event
Wednesday, August 27
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Village Links of Glen Ellyn
485 Winchell Way
On WEDNESDAY, August 27 at THE VILLAGE LINKS of GLEN ELLYN (note this is a venue change from the first location) We will have the opportunity to socialize and hear from Gail Kalinch, a new member of League, and a former international election observer in the Ukraine. Reconnect with League friends, introduce friends and family to League and welcome new members!
Gail was an election observer for OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe), most recently stationed in Kupyansk (Kharkiv oblast on the Russian border), Ukraine, where women working as election judges were under the threat of violence.
This will be a fascinating evening, discussing an important and timely subject. Plan to attend and invite your friends and family. Open to the public!
WEDNESDAY, August 27 2014, 7:00 p.m.
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.