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Naperville City Council Meeting

Tuesday, 12/3/19, @ 7 p.m.

Naperville Municipal Center, Council Chambers, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville

You can download the agenda here.

NWSOFA-Indivisible – Restore Our Democracy Team Meeting

Thursday, 12/5/19, @ 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

GPAD Office, 1310 West Northwest Hwy, Arlington Heights

This is a public meeting and all are welcome.

Chicago Climate Strike 

Friday, 12/6/19, @ 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Crown Fountain, 201 E. Randolph St., Chicago. March from Crown Fountain to Federal Plaza for a rally. Purpose: to demand the City of Chicago declare a climate emergency. More information here.

Indivisible Naperville December Meeting

Wednesday, 12/11/19, @ 7 – 9 p.m.

Naperville Municipal Center, Meeting Room B, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville

‘Tis the season to join with friends and play Political Trivia or write postcards to KY voters with the message to Ditch Mitch! Bring a book of postcard stamps if you want to contribute to the cost of this holiday project.

2019 Nationwide Vigil to #EndGunViolence – Naperville vigil

Friday, 12/13/19, @ 7 p.m.

First Congregational United Church of Christ, 25 E. Benton Ave., Naperville

Sponsored by Chicago West Suburban Moms Demand Action

Indivisible Aurora December Meeting

Saturday, 12/14/19, @ 1 – 2 p.m.

1 E. Benton Street, Aurora

Naperville Environment & Sustainability Task Force (NEST) December Meeting 

Monday, 12/16/19, @ 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle Street, Naperville

Citizens Climate Lobby December Meeting

Wednesday, 12/18/19, @ 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Wentz Science Center, Room 104, North Central College, 125 S. Loomis St., Naperville

Women’s March Chicago – March #1

Saturday, 1/18/2020, @ time TBD

Rally in Grant Park and march to Federal Plaza. The theme and message is to Count Everyone in the Census 2020.

Census 2020

Wednesday, 1/22/20, @ 7-8:30 p.m.

Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville

Hosted by LWV-Naperville. Jay Young of Common Cause Chicago will discuss the importance of the 2020 Census. More information here.

People in Need Forum

Saturday, 1/25/20, @ 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

McHenry County College, Luecht Auditorium in Building B, 8900 U.S. Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, IL.

Attendees will receive a hard-copy and a flash drive with a Community Resource Directory. This event is free and open to the public. Check in for a continental breakfast at 8 a.m. More information here.

Meeting the Needs of Our LGBTQIA+ Students

Tuesday, 1/28/20, @ 7 – 9 p.m.

Crouse Educational Center, 780 Shoreline Rd., Aurora

Learn how to become an ally and advocate for LGBTQIA+ students. Presented by the Parent Diversity Advisory Council, Indian Prairie School Dist. 204. More information here.

IOWA CAUCUSES 2020

Monday, 2/03/20

Democracy Series: Affordable Housing and Civil Rights

Wednesday, 2/19/20, @ 7-8:30 p.m.

Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle Street, Naperville

Hosted by LWV-Naperville and DuPage NAACP. Veteran civil rights and affordable housing activist Bernie Kleina will offer his perspective on where we are today and share some of his classic photographs. More information here.

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of our Students

Tuesday, 2/25/20, @ 7 – 9 p.m.

Crouse Educational Center, 780 Shoreline Rd., Aurora

Presented by the Parent Diversity Advisory Council, Indian Prairie School Dist. 204. More information here.

Super Tuesday 2020

Tuesday, 3/03/20

Primaries held in 14 states, American Samoa, and for Democrats Abroad

Illinois Primary Election 2020

Tuesday, 3/17/20

GET OUT THE VOTE!

PDAC Book Club Discusses “White Fragility” by Robin DiAngelo

Tuesday, 3/19/20, @ 7 – 9 p.m.

Crouse Educational Center, 780 Shoreline Rd., Aurora

Presented by the Parent Diversity Advisory Council, Indian Prairie School Dist. 204, in collaboration with Naperville Public Library, Naperville Neighbors United, and others. More information about PDAC here. More about the book here.

Women’s March Chicago – March #2

Mid-October, 2020 @ time TBD

Rally in Grant Park to March to the Polls on November 3, 2020, in record-setting numbers. More details TBD.


There are many more events posted at Left Out-DuPage Area and Persist List, many of which are in the city of Chicago, often mid-week and scheduled mid-to-late afternoon. Nevertheless, members may find the time or inclination to join one of these, so please bookmark this site and look it over each week to see what’s coming up.

Check out the League of Women Voters-Naperville’s website and the upcoming events posted there.

 

Quick Contact Information (D.C. offices) for Legislators

Senator Dick Durbin: 202-224-2152

Senator Tammy Duckworth: 202-224-2854

Rep. Sean Casten: 202-225-4561

Rep. Bill Foster: 202-225-3515

Rep. Lauren Underwood: 202-225-2976

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