Community Meeting Women's Empowerment
Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

Community Meeting Women's Empowerment

Emily Worth is a Staff Attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois where her work focuses on women's and reproductive rights. Emily joined the ACLU of Illinois in the fall of 2014. At the Harvard Law School, she was active in the Tenant Advocacy Project and the Employment Civil Rights Clinic and was an editor of the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. Emily joins more than 300 staff attorneys and thousands of volunteer attorneys to defend individual freedoms including speech and religion, a woman’s right to choose, the right to due process, citizens’ rights to privacy and much more. Since 1920, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.

Author Rita Dragonette uses her personal experiences as a student during one of the most volatile years of the Vietnam War and gives voice to the women of her generation. “It’s an important perspective with a rich and complex backstory that has informed the involvement of women in protests through to and including today’s ‘Never Again’ movement.” Rita Dragonette After Rita spent nearly 30 years as an award-winning public relations executive, she has returned to her passion for writing. Her first novel “The Fourteenth of September” released in 2018 has already won a number of awards and recognitions. WHEN: MARCH 21, 2019 @ 7:30PM (Doors Open @ 7:00pm) WHERE: THE HISTORY CENTER, 800 North Main Street, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 For additional information: www.LWVGE.org

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Candidate Forums
Mar
16
9:00 AM09:00

Candidate Forums

Date: March 16, 2019

Place: Glen Ellyn Historical Society Anderson Room and lobby for Meet and Greet

Time: Doors open at 8:30 a.m.

9:00 Welcome

9:05 District 41

10:10 District 87

10:50 Glen Ellyn Park Dist

11:35 College of DuPage

12:15 Forum closes

 The next election will be on April 2, 2019 for Village Trustees (3 seats), Library Board (4 seats), Park District Commissioners (4 seats)  and School District Boards 41 (3 seats), 87 (3 seats) and 89 (3 seats). Of these, Village Trustees, Library Board and District 89 are uncontested so we will not hold forums for those races.

Currently there are five candidates running for the three open seats on the Park District Board: Ben Stortz, Christine Wilson, Paul O. Bischoff Jr., Jeff West, Kathy Cornell.

There are five candidates running for three open seats in District 41: Stephanie Clark, Kurt Buchholz, Jessica Buttimer, Edward "Ted" Estes, Julie Hill.

Four candidates are running for the three open seats in District 87: Margaret DeLaRosa, Martha Mueller, Mireya Vera and John Kenwood.

Four candidates are running for two open seats on the College of DuPage Board of Trustees: Annette Corrigan, Marc Incrocci, Dan Bailey and Maureen Dunne.”

Candidates nominated and unopposed in the race for Glen Ellyn Village Trustees are: Mark Sendak, Kelli Christiansen and Steve Thompson.

Library Board candidates are: Molly Hoerster, Karen Volk, Mollie McGinnis Knapke and Tim Brinker.

In District 89, three candidates are running for three open seats: Tim Jedlicka, Scott Pope and Ben Yates.


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