Save The Date: Oct 16 Candidate Forum
Location and Times To Be Announced
The League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn is joining with seven other Leagues of Women Voters in the western suburb to jointly sponsor a Candidate Forum featuring a large number of races for the benefit of the voters. The exact times, races and place will be announced soon, but while we work to organize the event, please save the date:
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Time, Place and Races, TBA
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Community is invited to attend a candidate forum
Save the date Sunday, October 16
Time and location TBA
Bringing Civics Back to Our Schools
Kathi Bruni, a literacy coordinator in Keenyville district 20 and content specialist on the DuPage Regional Office of Education Literacy Team, will present information on a program developped by ROE which is being offered to area teachers. The program provides lessons that meet the newly adopted Illinois Social Science Standards. Kathi will focus on the Civic Concepts that are now an integral part of the new standards.
Thursday, October 20
Doors open 7:00 p.m., Meeting begins 7:30 p.m.
Glen Ellyn Civic Center
If you haven't sent in your dues, it's time to do so. Here is information about membership. If you are renewing and forgot where your renewal envelope is, or didn't receive it in the mail, OK to send to the address listed on the join page. Note that dues are now set at $75 per year. Most of this money, with the exception of a few dollars, is passed on to the LWVIL and the LWVUS to maintain the LWVGE membership.
Mock elections will be held Thursday, October 6, 2016 at both Glenbard West and Glenbard South high schools. Ballots will include President/VP, Senator, Congressional Representatives based on the zip code of the high school, and any referenda or constitutional items. Students will vote on actual voting equipment provided by the DuPage County Election Commision.
There is no shortage of things to do, ways to learn, and opportunities to make a difference. Help us by becoming a member.
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League's Non Partisan Policy
Each year the League reviews its non-partisan policy which states that League does not endorse or support and political party or candidate.
Housing in Glen EllynIn concert with our position on housing in Glen Ellyn, the League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn has submitted a letter to our local elected officials regarding our concerns with housing stock in our community.
In addition, recently a Letter to the Editor has been submitted to the Daily Herald and other local newspapers.