The League of Women Voters of Wilmette is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. Read more here about our mission, policies, and commitments to civil discourse as well as diversity, equity and inclusion.
join a living room conversation
Join us for coffee, a treat, and the second installment of the 2022-23 Living Room Conversation Series with local government leaders on Wednesday, November 30 at 1:15 pm.
We are excited to welcome Wilmette Public Library Leaders Director Anthony Auston and Board of Trustees President Lisa McDonald for an informal conversation. After the program, please stay to socialize with fellow members and hear about what’s going on in our League and ways to get involved.
This is a members only event but you are encouraged to bring guests, especially as prospective members.
Please contact Mary Lawlor with any questions.
Parks and Play Project
provide feedback for our parks
Wilmette Park District is seeking community feedback to inform its strategic and comprehensive planning goals. Check out its Parks and Play website, learn more about WPD’s planning process, weigh in, and return before mid-December for more feedback opportunities
issues and advocacy
In 2022-23 LWV Wilmette is focusing on five core advocacy issues.
Community Education, Engagement & Empowerment. Our goal is to advocate for open and transparent governing bodies and to facilitate community understanding of the workings of our local governing boards.
Environment. We seek to promote renewable energy sources, oppose reliance on fossil fuel, and supporting clean energy and water policies.
Inclusive Community. Our efforts to educate ourselves and our community and advocate for policies to ensure greater inclusivity continue.
Fair Elections. We champion voting rights, advocate for fair maps and redistricting policies, and support electoral college reform.
Reproductive Rights. Leaders and members advocate locally as well as at the state and national level to bring attention to this crucial area.
Democracy is Not a Spectator Sport!
join the League/renew now!
Our members make a difference by serving as community leaders, using their experience to create positive, lasting change. They enjoy access to a multitude of programs, publications and discussions, at the local, state and national level. They have the opportunity to study meaningful issues and shape public policy, advocating across many branches of government.
Are you 16 years of age or older? Do you believe that informed citizens are the key to effective democratic government? If yes, we invite you to join our League. And if you are already an existing member, please renew your membership now.
November 30: Living Room Conversation with Library Leaders