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Norman Goldman Live with the DuPage Democrats

Thursday, 12/13/18, @ 4 – 8 p.m.

Bricklayers Union Hall, 660 Industrial Drive, Elmhurst

WCPT’s Norman Goldman will broadcast his radio show live in DuPage County. Tickets are $10 to cover food served. Tickets are available here.

More information here.

Rep. Bill Foster to speak in Aurora

Friday, 12/14/18, @ 4:30-5:15 p.m.

1 E. Benton Street, Aurora

Indivisible Aurora has invited Rep. Foster to clarify his position in backing a group opposed to Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s election as House Majority Leader and the realistic options available to House members. Rep. Foster has confirmed he will be there.

Sandy Hook Remembrance

Friday, 12/14/18, @ 7 – 8 p.m.

DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church, 1828 Old Naperville Rd., Naperville

Hosted by Moms Demand Action Illinois. More information here.

Illinois Ballot Integrity Project Informational Meeting

Sunday, 12/16/18, @ 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Woodstock Public Library, 414 W. Judd St., Woodstock, IL

Learn how to help the Illinois Ballot Integrity Project get state laws passed  to ensure fair elections in Illinois. More information here.

Lisle Township Democratic Organization Monthly Meeting with Holiday Chili and Cornbread Cook Off Fundraiser

Monday, 12/17/18, @ 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church, 1828 Old Naperville Rd., Naperville

Free child care for children over four. More information here.

Roe v. Wade Anniversary Event

Thursday, 1/17/19, @ 6 – 9 p.m.

Planned Parenthood Illinois Action, 18 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

Now, more than ever, PPIA and PPIL PAC rely on supporters like you to defend the rights of Planned Parenthood patients across the Illinois. Join us to celebrate the anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling of Roe v. Wade. Click here for more information.

Welcoming Cities Town Hall

Thursday, 12/20/18, @ 7 – 9 p.m.

Temple B’nai Israel, 400 N. Edgelawn Dr., Aurora

Welcoming Cities: Challenging Myths & Exploring Realities is a town hall to inform the community Aurora about the benefits of enacting a welcoming city ordinance and to dispel the myths advanced by critics. More information here.

Roe vs. Wade Anniversary Event

Thursday, 1/17/19, @ 6 – 9 p.m.

Planned Parenthood Illinois Action, 18 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

Now more than ever, Planed Parenthood Illinois Action and Planned Parenthood Illinois rely on supporters to defend the rights of Planned Parenthood patients across the United States. Join them to celebrate the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. For more information, click here.

People in Need Forum 2019

Saturday, 1/26/19, @ 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

McHenry County College, 8900 U.S. Highway 14, Crystal Lake

This free forum is designed to inform and share resources for everyone in McHenry County. Get to know the nonprofits in the county and connect with important resources. This event will feature more than 85 exhibitors, dozens of presentations, and many educational sessions. Although it is a free event, please register here.

ACE January Book Discussion

Sunday, 1/27/19, @ 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Naperville

Join us for a discussion of Jodi Picoult’s new book, A Spark of Light. Picoult tackles a complicated issue in this gripping and nuanced novel. How do we balance the rights of pregnant women with the rights of the unborn they carry? What does it mean to be a good parent? A Spark of Light will inspire debate, conversation, and, hopefully, understanding. Click here for more information.

ACE February Meeting

Sunday, 2/17/19, @ 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Community Room, 1st Congregational Church-UCC, 25 E. Benton Ave., Naperville

Meet and Greet the Naperville City Council Candidates. More information coming soon.

 

March to the Polls 2019

Consolidated Primary Election: 2/26/19
Consolidated Election: 4/2/19

Mayoral candidates, city council seats, school board positions, and other jobs in government are on the April ballot.

 

 

 


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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