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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 City Council Meeting
Tuesday, 6/2/20, @ 7 p.m.
Watch on WCNC Government Access Television – Channel 6 (WOW); Channel 10 (Comcast); or Channel 99 (AT&T). Or watch online June 2nd here.
#WearOrange2020 – National Gun Violence Prevention Weekend
Friday – Sunday, June 5 – 7, 2020
Friday, June 5th is #WearOrange day to show you support organizations and legislation to Prevent Gun Violence. Find virtual events online here.
STATE – a team, a triumph, a transformation
Friday, 6/5/20, @ 2 – 3 p.m.
This online event is sponsored by the Northbrook Public Library and presented by award-winning sportswriter Melissa Isaacson. Enjoy the recollection of the 1979 HS Girls Basketball Championship Season when Title IX was in its infancy. More information here.
ACE June Meeting – a book discussion of “The Residence”
Sunday, 6/14/20, @ 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Start reading and enjoying now “The Residence” by Kate Andersen Brower. Then join ACE on June 14th to discuss this heartwarming book about the behind-the-scenes work staff in the White House, from John and Abigail Adams through Barack and Michelle Obama. We’ll also take time to hear what everyone is doing to prepare for the November election. On Zoom. Register here.
Vote Her In: Author talk with Rebecca Sive – POSTPONED
Thursday, 9/17/20, @ 7 – 10 p.m.
Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Rd., Wheaton
Event is co-sponsored by the LWV chapters of Wheaton and Glen Ellyn. Rebecca Sive is a women’s rights advocate, political strategist, and feminist community organizer. She is also author of “Vote Her In: Your Guide to Electing Our First Woman President” and “EVERY DAY IS Election Day: A Woman’s Guide to Winning Any Office, from the PTA to the White House.”
Studying Our Roots: The Federalist Papers
Wednesday, July 1, 8, 15, 22 @ 7:30 – 9 p.m.
What did the Founding Fathers really have in mind for the U.S. Constitution? Join ACE for a month-long study in July of The Federalist Papers, a collection of essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay to promote the ratification of the Constitution, lead by Federalist Papers expert and attorney, Thomas George. Register here.
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
You can also text “resist” to 50409 to send a FAX message to federal legislators.