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.
Annual All Member Dinner and Meeting Wednesday, May 15, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, Mallinckrodt. Click HERE to RSVP.
Why We Should Abolish the Electoral College and How Tuesday, May 28, 7:00 - 8:30 PM Wilmette Public Library The Electoral College is a puzzling system that often has people scratching their heads about how it works and why we use it. More and more Americans are fed up with this antiquated system and would like to see it abolished. Grab your college student recently back from school, your curious high schooler, or an interested friend and join us for a brief history of the Electoral College,a discussion of its impact on our democracy, and a plan for changing the system. So we can ensure plenty of seating, let us know your coming by registering here.
LWV/WPL Book Discussion Group The next LWV/WPL Book Discussion will be Diminished Democracy: From Membership to Management in American Civic Life by Theda Skocpol on Wednesday, May 22 at 11am. Click HERE for more details.
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
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 Dates LWV Cook County Annual MeetingMonday, May 13 University Center, 525 S. State St, Chicago LWV-Wilmette Annual Meeting Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 6:30 - 9:00 PM Mallinckrodt Summer Book Luncheon Tuesday, July 16, 2019