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Anderson’s Bookshops Open Discussion Project: Long Time Coming by Michael Eric Dyson

Monday, 4/12/21, @ 7 p.m. 

Zoom links will be sent out on the day of the meeting. More information here

ACE April Book Discussion: How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates

Wednesday, 4/14/21, @ 7 p.m. on Zoom

Join ACE as we discuss Bill Gates’ new book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need. More information here. Register here. 

NOW What: Building Generations of Intersectional Feminists

Wednesday, 4/14/21, @ 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Zoom

NOW presents a webinar discussion of NOW’s intersectional feminist agenda, committed to diversity and equality. More information here. Register here

Webinar on the Criminal Justice and Police Reform Bill (HB3653)

Wednesday, 4/14/21, @ 7 p.m. on Zoom

Presented by LWV-Naperville with guest speaker State Rep. Anne Stava-Murray. Register here for the Zoom event.

Blood Drive sponsored by Illinois State Rep. Janet Yang Rohr

Saturday, 4/17/21, @ 9 – 11 a.m. at Versiti Blood Center, Market Meadows, 1297 S. Naper Blvd., Naperville

Appointments appreciated but walk-ins welcome. Photo I.D. and masks are required of all donors. The SARS Cov-19 antibody test will be performed on all blood donations as part of standard testing. More information here. You can schedule your appointment here, or call 800-7TO-GIVE to schedule.

ACE April Meeting: Earth Day and the Environment

Sunday, 4/18/21, @ 2 – 4 p.m.

Climate change and renewable energy activist Greg Hubert will discuss Naperville, PSEC (Prairie State Energy Campus) and CEJA (Clean Energy Jobs Act) and the relationship among these three. How will CEJA impact Naperville’s source of electric power? More information here. Register here. 

Naperville Environment & Sustainability Task Force Meeting

Sunday, 4/18/21, @ 7 p.m. on Zoom

Learn more about this group which has compiled a report to prepare Naperville for a sustainable future while combatting climate change. Register for the meeting here

Illinois Legislators Discuss Advancing Bills

Monday, 4/19/21, @ 5 p.m. on Zoom

Learn about the most recent bills advancing through the state legislature. Register for the event here

Indivisible Naperville April Meeting: Sexual Assault in Your Communities

Tuesday, 4/20/21, @ 7 p.m. on Zoom

Guest panelists include Kerry O’Connor, Sexual Assault Nurse Coordinator, Edward-Elmhurst Health; Colleen Zavodny, Coordinator, YWCA Metro Chicago Rape Crisis Center; Marie Czech, Will County Assistand State’s Attorney; State Rep. Maura Hirschauer; Laura Welch, Pres., Illinois NOW. Register here for the event. 

Earth Day

Thursday, 4/22/21

Check out all of the events planned here

April Coffee and Conversation with Rep. Janet Yang Rohr

Saturday, 4/24/21, @ 10 – 11 a.m. 

More information here. 

Environmental Justice Lobby Day

Monday, 4/26/21, all day

Virtual event to lobby Gov. Pritzker and members of the Illinois General Assembly to support CEJA, Clean Energy Jobs Act and get it signed into law. Sponsored by the Illinois Environmental Council. Register here

 

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