Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Important Upcoming Events:

LWV-IL Issues Briefing:Making Democracy Work for Justice. Saturday, March 4, 2017, All Day in downtown Chicago

Candidate Forums for Local Elections Saturday, March 18th, 9:00am-2:00pm at the Wilmette Village Hall

Know Our Constitution:Executive Branch Powers and Constitutional Limits Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 7:00-8:30pm at Wilmette Community Recreation Center

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, February 23, 2017
6:30-8:30pm
Oakton Community Center
4701 Oakton St.
Skokie, IL 60076
Town Hall Meeting on Elections and How to Protect Voting Rights. A Town Hall Meeting with Cook County Clerk David Orr: On Elections and How to Protect Voting Rights.
Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Cook County, Wilmette, Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth, Glenview/Glencoe and Evanston.
Saturday, March 4, 2017
9:30pm-4:00pm
University Center,
525 South State Street,
Chicago, IL 60605
2017 LWV-IL Issues Briefing. The LWVIL Issues Committee will be hosting the 2017 Issues Briefing on March 4. The theme is Making Democracy Work for Justice.

Topics will include: Illinois Schools, Immigration, Access to Healthcare and the ACA, the Illinois Budget Impasse, Addressing Violence and Coal Tar Driveway Sealants.

Go to http://www.lwvil.org/issuesbriefing.html for information about registration, speakers, workshop topics, and the dine-around option that caps the day. Registration is open now by mail. Online registration begins January 31.

You can also welcome the return of a continental breakfast to get the day started.

Saturday, March 11, 2017
11:30am-2:00pm
Wilmette Golf Club Restaurant
3900 Fairway Drive
Wilmette, IL 60091
Women's History Month & International Women's Day Luncheon and Celebration. Voting Rights Today: What Has Changed and Why We Should Care
Click here to see the flyer for complete information and RSVP form.
Monday, March 13, 2017
3:30pm
  League of Student and Government Leaders. Mock board meeting for Wilmette Junior High students and the District 39 School Board.
Monday, March 13, 2017
5:00pm
  League of Student and Government Leaders. Mock board meeting for Wilmette Junior High students and the District 39 School Board.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
4:30pm
  League of Student and Government Leaders. Mock Board Meeting for Wilmette Junior High students and the Wilmette Village Board.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
6:00pm
  League of Student and Government Leaders. Mock Board Meeting for Wilmette Junior High students and the Wilmette Village Board.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
9:00am-2:00pm
Wilmette Village Hall
1200 Wilmette Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091
Candidate Forums. All candidates for local elections will be invited to join us for this candidate forum.
Offices up for election this spring are:
  • Village Board president
  • Village Board trustee (3 open positions)
  • Library Board (3 open positions)
  • Park District Board (4 open positions)
  • District 39 School Board (4 open positions)
  • District 37 School Board (4 open positions)
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
12:30pm-2:30pm
Small Meeting Room
Wilmette Public Library
1242 Wilmette Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
LWV Wilmette Board Meeting. All members of LWV Wilmette are welcome to attend.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
6:00pm
  League of Student and Government Leaders. Mock board meeting for St. Joseph's students and the Wilmette Park District Board.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
7:00pm-8:30pm
Wilmette Community Recreation Center
3000 Glenview Rd.
Wilmette, IL 60091
Know Our Constitution; Executive Branch Powers and Constitutional Limits. Presented by Mark Rosen, Professor of Law, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Wilmette and the League of Women Voters of Glenview/Glencoe
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
4:30pm
  League of Student and Government Leaders. Mock Board meeting for students from Wilmette Junior High and the Wilmette Village Board.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
 
  Wilmette Municipal Election Day. Offices up for election this spring are
  • Village Board president
  • Village Board trustee (3 open positions)
  • Library Board (3 open positions)
  • Park District Board (4 open positions)
  • District 39 School Board (4 open positions)
  • District 37 School Board (4 open positions)
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
12:30pm-2:30pm
Small Meeting Room
Wilmette Public Library
1242 Wilmette Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
LWV Wilmette Board Meeting. All members of LWV Wilmette are welcome to attend.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
12:30pm-2:30pm
Small Meeting Room
Wilmette Public Library
1242 Wilmette Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
LWV Wilmette Board Meeting. All members of LWV Wilmette are welcome to attend.
Friday, June 9, 2017-Thursday, June 22, 2017
 
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Airport
2930 S. River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018
League of Women Voters of Illinois State Convention.