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Community Meeting

Money in Politics

When: 7:00-9:00 p.m., Thursday, February 18, 2016

Where: Glen Ellyn Civic Center, 535 Duane St., Glen Ellyn

The entire community is invited to come out to hear from the members of the League of Women Voters study committee on this important topic. The meeting will help League members determine answers to questions about this topic that will then be forwarded on to the LWVUS for help in shaping a revised position on campaign finance laws. Note new time!

Candidate Forum

Hosted by Leagues of  Women Voters of both Glen Ellyn & Wheaton and the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce

When: 9:00 a.m., Saturday, February 27, 2016

Where: DuPage County Auditorium, Wheaton

Featuring 6 candidate for DuPage County Board. Also meet and greet for candidates who come with no opposing candidate in attendance.

New Voter - Just Released

Download your copy of the winter Voter - do bring to Program Planning meeting on Saturday January 30.

New 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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February 18, 7:00 p.m. - Money In Politics Community Meeting

The League's Money in Politics study committee has been very busy researching issues related to campaign finance. This meeting , they will guide us through the study questions so that our voice can be heard as the LWVUS forms its views on this important issue. Note new start time: 7:00 p.m.

Candidate Forum with Wheaton League and Wheaton Chamber of Commerce

Saturday February 27 9:00 am

County Board candidates featured
DuPage County Auditorium

Ilinois Budget Issues

Check out this LWVIL video on the Illinois State Budget impasse: 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:

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

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.

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.

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.

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.