Nov
29
7:30 PM19:30

Running Our Local Public Schools in a Time of Political Change

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Our next community program will explore the effects of recent political developments on our local public schools, including but not limited to Illinois’ recent school funding reform. What financial impact will the controversial tax credit scholarship program and other provisions of this new law have on our Glen Ellyn public schools? How might changes in federal education policy and other legal developments affect our local public school students? Speakers include school administrators from D41, D87 and D89, the Regional Superintendent of Education Darlene Ruscitti, and other local education experts.

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Oct
12
12:00 PM12:00

LWV Illinois State of the State

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Members of the Glen Ellyn League joined members from other leagues from across Illinois to hear U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and Renee Ferguson at the annual State of the State event. 

Renee Ferguson, the first African-American investigative reporter in Chicago, shared how suffragist Ida B. Wells, the daughter of slaves, inspired her to give voice to women and marginalized people. 

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Sep
26
8:30 AM08:30

National Voter Registration Day

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Glen Ellyn LWV volunteer voter registrars will be registering voters (or changing addresses) at two sites today, on National Voter Registration Day:  College of DuPage SSC building, from 10 a.m-2 p.m.  The People's Resource Center 201 S. Naperville Rd. from 9-11 a.m.  Please spread the word. EVERY VOTE COUNTS!

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Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

State of the Village

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Come check out our Village’s new Police Department Headquarters at 65 S. Park Boulevard and hear Glen Ellyn’s Director of Planning and Development Staci Hulseberg present the most up-to-date information and answer questions about revitalizing our downtown business district and other vacant commercial properties, as well as her insights regarding important Village planning and development matters.

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Aug
29
7:00 PM19:00

The Role of Media in a Politically Changing World

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A free press is essential to our democracy and the US has some of the world’s strongest legal protections for free speech. Yet journalists in the US are facing increased hostility for their work. Join us as we hear from award-winning Daily Herald reporter Kerry Lester on Tuesday, August 29, at 7pm. Ms. Lester will speak and answer questions regarding national, state, and local political developments and the role of newspapers in holding power to account and informing the public.

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