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Fall Kickoff: Women in Politics

Thursday, Sept. 18
at Glen Ellyn History Center

800 N. Main St.
Glen Ellyn

7:30 p.m.

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.

Also: We plan to have a panel discussion from some local women who have served or are currently serving in various elected positions throughout our community. Should make for some interesting convo!

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.

Download Facts 4 Voters

New Observer Corps Report Posted About College of DuPage board meeting and more

August 2014 Observer Corps Report Posted

A new observer report for the August 21 meeting of the College of DuPage board has been posted by the LWVGE Observer Corps which has been following the C.O.D. board of directors for over five years. See the report here.

September Meeting at Glen Ellyn History Center: How Women Have Influenced Public Policy Before and After 1920.

Thursday, September 18
7:30 p.m.
Glen Ellyn History Center
800 N. Main Street,
Glen Ellyn, IL

Speaker: Lyndsay Patterson, Asst. Prof of History at Elmhurst College

The fall kick-off meeting is traditionally a time to welcome back members to Leauge after summer break and start up the new League "Season" with camaraderie and information.

2014-15 is shaping up to be one of the most memorable League seasons ever! With a study on charter schools, meetings on human trafficking in our community, mock elections in the high schools and a candidate forum looming, Leaguers along with their friends, neighbors and families will be well-informed about the goings-on of our world and society and have lots of opportunities to volunteer and provide community leadership.

Check out our calendar of events, get involved in our book club, become a League observer, or volunteer to help the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . There is no shortage of things to do, ways to learn, and opportunities to make a difference.

League Groups

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

LWVGE Book Club

Great Decisions and

the LWVGE Mental Health Study Group

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

LWV Agricultural Consensus Meeting


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.


Read more: LWV Agricultural Consensus Meeting

Article Archives Index

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.