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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.
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.
Naperville City Council Meeting
Tuesday, 8/4/20, @ 7 p.m.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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.