Make Democracy Work!
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.
Independent Maps Petition Drive
We are collecting signatures on a petition to get a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot to change the current system of redistricting of state senate and representative districts to a system supporting an independent redistricting commission to draw the lines. On Saturday, October 17, 9:30 + 11:30 AM, we will be in the downtown area of Downers Grove to circulate petitions for signatures. Questions + call Nancy at 630-968-8706 or Kitty at 630-968-3616.
More Than a Few Good People are Needed!
OCTOBER 21 MEETING: MORE THAN A FEW GOOD PEOPLE ARE NEEDED! OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE: RUNNING FOR OFFICE & APPLYING FOR APPOINTMENT
7-9 PM, Downers Grove Fire Station, 5420 Main St.
Hear the stories of those who got involved & then understand better the process for how to be appointed or elected.
Informative September Meeting
Doug Kaarre, AICP Historic Preservation Planner Village of Oak Park, Jean A. Follett, Chair of the Preservation Issues Committee of Landmarks Illinois, & Beth Corrigan, Community Trees Program Specialist, Morton Arboretum presented interesting data and directions in Preserving the Character of Our Communities: Challenges & Rewards at the September Meeting
Members Barb Ciesko, Robbie Richards, & Harriett Lindstrom plus Jessica Hurt, Social Studies Chair, registered students at Hinsdale Central.
456 students at five area high schools were registered to vote during the September National Voter Registration activities.
Great Decisions Discussion Group
The Great Decisions Discussion Group is open to all and meets at the Downers Grove Public Library. Please contact Nancy Perino for additional information and reading materials. firstname.lastname@example.org
630 968 8706
This years program will be held at the Downers Grove Library. The 8 topic program runs from January to May for evening groups, morning groups meet only in February and March.
2016 Schedule for 9:30-11:30 a.m. group:
2016 Schedule for 7-8:50 p.m. group:
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