Serving the people of Wilmette, Illinois The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Observer Corps Updates A new report is available from the LWV-Wilmette Observer Corps as of June 5, 2019. more...
Observer Corps Wine and Cheese Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 7 pm. Did you know our Observer Corp observes over 55 local governmental meetings and posts the highlights of these meetings monthly on our website? Join us at new Observer Corps. Co-Chair Wendy Zun’s house to learn more. Please RSVP to help us with headcount! Please note this is a Members Only event.
Summer Book Luncheon Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 11:15 am.This is one of our most popular summer events, the Summer Book Luncheon, with the Book Stall's recommendations of the best fiction and non-fiction summer reads. RSVP here to attend. This is a Members Only event but guests are welcome and encouraged.
2019 LWVIL Annual Luncheon Mark your calendars for the upcoming LWVIL 2019 Annual Luncheon entitled Rhetoric vs. Reality: Why the Time is Now for Equal Pay! This year's luncheon will feature keynote speaker Laurel Bellows, former president of the American Bar Association, and honor Barb Yong, Founder, Equal Pay Day Chicago and member of LWV LaGrange Area. Tuesday, August 6, 2019 ,Metropolitan Club of Chicago, Oak Room, Doors open at 11:30, Lunch begins at Noon
Book Discussion: The Mueller Report September 25, 2019, 11am-12:30pm at the Wilmette Public Library. It’s a thing: Mueller Book Clubs are popping up all over! And we’ve had a lot of interest locally, so why not? Get a free download through the Department of Justice (www.justice.gov), or pick up a library copy. Read the summaries, the whole thing, or dip in as you care to. It’ll be a great discussion.
American Creed The LWV-Wilmette is partnering with the Wilmette Public Library on programming surrounding the film American Creed. MORE....
Recent ERA News On May 30, 2018, Illinois became the 37th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. The League of Women Voters of Wilmette was very involved with this effort and we thank all of you for making it happen! MORE...
Climate Change Conference Our very own LWV-Wilmette member, Rebecca Boyd, is one of our LWV-US Delegates to the United Nations 24th Conference of the Parties on Climate Change in Katowice, Poland. The League of Women Voters of the United States just released a press release for publication. Click HERE to view.
Save the Date Summer Book Luncheon Tuesday, July 16, 2019