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Support a Women’s Health Care Clinic and It’s Easy and Open Access for Patients

Saturday, 2/17/18, @ 9 a.m.

Access Health Care

1700 75th St., Downers Grove, IL

Sponsored by Friends Who March.

This is a counter-protest to the Knights of Columbus protest. For more information, click here.

ACE February Meeting: Meet the Candidates 2

Sunday, 2/18/18, @ 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Community Room of First Congregational Church-UCC, 25 E. Benton Ave., Naperville, IL.

Meet 2018 Candidates Ryan Huffman and Jennifer Zordani (IL-6), Anne Stava-Murray (IL State District 81), Judge Linda Davenport and David Stevens (DuPage County Circuit Court), and Sadia Covert (DuPage County Board, District 5). Click here for more information.

Postcard Party and Pizza for the 6th

Sunday, 2/18/18, @ 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

663 Wainsford Dr., Hoffman Estates, IL

Join us to write postcards, eat pizza, and help our neighbors in the IL 6th District. A suggested donation of $5 will cover the cost of stamps and pizza. Any proceeds will be donated to CBIL6 to help their ongoing efforts. For more information, click here.

Hosted by Huddle in IL-8, an Indivisible group.

Indivisible DuPage Rally in Wheaton

Monday, 2/19/18, @ TBD

Location TBD

Co-sponsored by CBIL6

ACE Environmental Team Meeting

Tuesday, 2/20/18. @ 6:30 p.m.

Panera Bread, 25 Rice Lake Square (one block east of Naperville Road and Butterfield), Wheaton, IL

Join our environmental team to learn what we can do to protect our environment and become more aware of proposed changes in legislation or in governmental agencies like the EPA.

Citizens Climate Lobby February Meeting

Wednesday, 2/21/18, @ 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

North Central College Science Center, Room 256, 125 S. Loomis, Naperville, IL

Join CCL members and learn about the Carbon Fee and Dividend, how it works, and members’ efforts to support it at the local, state, and national levels.

Indivisible Naperville Attorney General Forum

Wednesday, 2/21/18, @ 7 p.m.

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

Meet most of the candidates running for Illinois Attorney General at Indivisible Naperville’s February meeting.

Crimes Against Women and Children: A Community Response

Wednesday, 2/21/18, @ 7 p.m.

Downers Grove Lincoln Center on Maple Ave., Downers Grove, IL

A public information program hosted by the League of Women Voters of Downers Grove, Woodridge, and Lisle.

ERA Phone Banking

Saturday, 2/24/18, @ 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Park Forest Public Library, 400 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL

A speaker educate volunteers, go through scripts, and divide up contacts to begin peer to peer phone banking and/or postcard campaign. There has been a robo call campaign in Illinois misinforming voters that a vote for ratification of ERA is a vote for abortion. We need to reach out constituents of Illinois House Representatives and encourage them to pick up their phones. The ERA will be brought to the Illinois House floor sometime after the March primaries. For more information, click here.

“An Inconvenient Truth Sequel: Truth to Power”

Tuesday, 2/27/18, @ 7 p.m.

Lund Auditorium, Dominican University, 7900 W. Division St., River Forest, IL

A decade after “An Inconvenient Truth” brought climate change into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. A One Earth Film Festival pre-event screening.

Democratic Candidates for Congress (IL 6) Forum

Wednesday, 2/28/18, @ 7 – 9 p.m.

Glenbard North High School, 990 . Kuhn Rd., Carol Stream, IL

Come see the Democratic candidates for Peter Roskam’s seat.

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

One Earth Film Festival

Friday, 3/2/18, – Sunday, 3/11/18

At 50 locations throughout Chicagoland

More than 30 award-winning films on conservation and the environment will be shown for free over this 10-day period. Download the schedule and get tickets here.

Wheatland Township Democrats Congressional Candidates Forum

Wednesday, 3/7/18, @ 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Naperville Public Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr., Naperville, IL (95th, east of Route 59)

Candidates Matt Brolley, Daniel Roldan-Johnson, Victor Swanson, Lauren Underwood, Jim Walz, and George Weber will participate.

Sponsored by the Wheatland Township Democrats.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Naperville

Saturday, 3/10/18, @ 10 a.m.

March with a group of coalition members of CBIL6 to remind Rep. Peter Roskam that his time in office is up.

Green Night Out at the Movies: “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste.”

Saturday, 3/10/18, @ 6 – 9 p.m.

100 N. Island Ave., Batavia, IL

Hosted by the Batavia Environmental Commission.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Palatine

Saturday, 3/17/18, @ TBD

March with a group of coalition members of CBIL6 to remind Rep. Peter Roskam that his time in office is up.

 

 


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. Peter Roskam: 202-225-4561

Rep. Bill Foster: 202-225-3515

Rep. Randy Hultgren: 202-225-2976

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