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Summer New Member Get-Together and Social

(Bring your friends!)

Join your League friends and neighbors, Thursday, August 18, 7:15 p.m. at Glen Ellyn's Blackberry Market, 401 N. Main St., corner of Hillside and Main streets in Glen Ellyn to hear from the Glen Ellyn Children's Resource Center's executive director Joyce Hothan about our community's challenge to help more children succeed. Lite bites and cash bar. Invite your friends and neighbors to come learn more about the League and our upcoming programs.

Fall Community Meeting

Featuring Glen Ellyn village manager Mark Franz and other village staff members

The community is invited to join League members as we hear from our professional village staff about what has been going on in the village lately.

Thursday, September 15, 2016
7:30 p.m.Glen Ellyn Civic Center
Glen Ellyn Civic Center, 535 Duane Street

New Voter - Just Released

Download your copy of the spring Voter 

State Budget Video

New video about the Illinois state budget impasse. Visit the RBC site to follow up on the recent rally in Springfield.

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Summer Community Meeting
Blackberry Market, 401 N. Main
7:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Join your league friends as we hear from Joyce Hothan, exec dir for the Glen Ellyn Children's Resource Center. Bring your friends and neighbors to learn about this important community endeavor as it faces challenges to meet the needs of Glen Ellyn residents.

Membership

It's time for the Membership Drive! 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.

Ilinois Budget Issues

Check out this LWVIL video on the Illinois State Budget impasse: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kMtPcWI6mHY&time_continue=7 and plan to join the Responsible Budget Coalition 

The LWVGE Raises Awareness About Housing Issues in Glen Ellyn

Read our Letters to local elected officials and local newspaper editors about our concerns.

COD Found to Be Violating Open Meetings Act (OMA)

Thanks to League Member and observer Rinda Allison, College of DuPage (COD) has been found in violation of the Illinois OMA.

Stories posted Here:

http://www.cod.edu/news-events/news/15_july/15_madigan_letter.aspx

http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-84074542/

Read the ruling by the Illinois Attorney General, Lisa Madigan's office, Here:

http://ouweb.cod.edu/news-events/pdfs/madigan.pdf

The League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn's Observer Corps has been following the C.O.D. board of directors for over six 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.

External Link Disclaimer and Non Partisan Policy of League

The League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn does not endorse the contents of any web sites to which it links; such Internet addresses contain information not posted by the League and are included to provide convenient access to additional information. The League does not endorse or control these external Internet addresses nor guarantee the accuracy of such addresses.

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.

League Groups

There are many groups within League that do special things. These include our

LWVGE Book Club

Great Decisions 

each group is doing great work. Follow by clicking on that specific group's page within the "Groups Within League" page.

Housing in Glen Ellyn

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.

Read the letter here.

In addition, recently a Letter to the Editor has been submitted to the Daily Herald and other local newspapers. 

Read the Letter to the Editor here.