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Census 2020 – DEADline August 14, 2020

April 1 – August 14, 2020

If you have received a mailing from the Census, you have an ID number to enter on the Census website which identifies your residence. Take the Census 2020 online – it only takes a minute.  You can also fill out the Census online here. Be sure to read the info on that webpage first, then click on the button at the bottom of the page to enter your ID number and take the Census 2020. IT’S MORE IMPORTANT NOW THAN EVER TO BE COUNTED!

Naperville School District 203 School Board Meeting

Monday, 8/3/20, @ 7 p.m.

Live-stream here.

The Naperville 203 Administration will present an update to the Return to Learn Plan. The public may submit questions and public comments at Publiccomments@naperville203.org by 4 p.m. on August 3rd.

Virtual OUTspoken! on Zoom

Tuesday, 8/4/20, @ 7 – 10:30 p.m.

Celebrate the 6th anniversary with the LGBTQ community who share their stories. More information here. Listen to a podcast with past OUTspoken stories here.

Naperville City Council Meeting

Tuesday, 8/4/20, @ 7 p.m.

Details and agenda will be posted here. Watch via WCNC Government Access TV on Channel 6 (WOW), Channel 10 (Comcast), or Channel 99 (AT&T). Or watch online here.

Building Community during the Pandemic

Wednesday, 8/5/20, @ 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Naperville Neighbors United. Join a virtual meeting on Zoom to learn from leaders who have been successful in strengthening our community during the pandemic. More information here.

Off the Dais with Naperville City Councilwoman Theresa Sullivan

Thursday, 8/6/20, @ 12 – 12:30 p.m.

Ask Councilwoman Sullivan questions you might have following the City Council Meeting. Live-streamed on Facebook here.

Sisters in Suffrage – Celebrating Diversity

Saturday, 8/8/20, @ 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Presented by NOW, the Asian American Unity Coalition, and Civic Leadership USA, and featuring Congresswoman Lauren Underwood. More information here.

Open Discussion Project Book Discussion

Monday, 8/10/20, @ 7 p.m.

Hosted by Anderson’s Book Shop on Zoom. The book will be Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild. Check availability of book copies for sale at Anderson’s, tele. ‭(630) 355-2665. To join the Zoom call, go here.

Upcoming schedule:

Facing Racial Inequality – hearing from our Asian and LGBTQ Students

Wednesday, 8/12/20, @ 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Hosted by McHenry County College  and MCC Student Life. Join a conversation led by Asian and LGBTQ students who will share their experiences. More information here.

Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, 8/12/20, @ 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Online virtual meeting. To attend  the meeting and learn about CCL, please email cclnaperville@gmail.com. You can also visit the CCL website to learn more here.

The State of Hate – a discussion on Hate Crimes 

Wednesday, 8/19/20, @ 7 p.m. on Zoom

Presented by Indivisible Naperville. Guest panelists will be Robert Berlin, DuPage County State’s Attorney, Jerry Davich, columnist with the Naperville Sun/Tribune, State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, DuPage County Board Member Sadia Covert. A very timely discussion. Use the tickets link here to get the Zoom link and join.

100 years of Women’s Suffrage with Kristin Lems

Wednesday, 8/26/20, @ 7 – 9 p.m.

Presented by North and Northwest Illinois NOW at their August meeting to be streamed live on FB. Special guest Kristin Lems, feminist folksinger, who will sing songs celebrating the centennial of Women’s Suffrage. More info here.

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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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