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Senior Town Hall with Rep. Lauren Underwood IL-14

Monday, 8/19/19, @ 5-6:30 p.m.

Naperville 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Rd., Naperville

More information and directions here.

NESTf Meeting (Naperville Environment and Sustainability Task Force)

Monday, 8/19/19, @ 7 p.m.

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

Shorewood Senior Town Hall with Rep. Lauren Underwood IL-14

Tuesday, 8/20/19, @ 11 a.m.

Shorewood Village Hall, Village Board Room, 1 Towne Center Blvd, Shorewood

More information and directions here.

Naperville City Council Meeting

Tuesday, 8/20/19, @ 7-9 p.m.

Council Chambers, Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle Street, Naperville

Veterans Town Hall with Rep. Lauren Underwood IL-14

Wednesday, 8/21/19, @ 6 p.m.

American Legion, 112 N. Main Street, Elburn

More information and directions here.

Mental Health Expo in Kane County

Saturday, 8/24/19, @ 9 – 11 a.m. Resource Fair, followed by 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Town Hall

Hosted by State Rep. Karina Villa, presenting mental health resources in Kane County. More information here.

Affordable Prescription Drug Prices

Saturday, 8/24/19, @ 9 – 11 a.m.

Elk Grove Village Library, 1001 Wellington Ave., Elk Grove Village

Hosted by Concerned Citizens of the NW Suburbs. Event information here.

Prescription Drug Costs: A forum with Rep. Sean Casten and Experts

Saturday, 8/24/19, @ 2-3:30 p.m. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

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

Hosted by CBIL-6. Join Congressman Sean Casten and experts to discuss policy solutions to out-of-control costs for Rx drugs. Hear an overview of how we got into this mess, what policy options will be discussed, and what you can do about it. Submit your questions to the panel here. Please RSVP for free tickets here.

Forum on Gun Violence with Rep. Lauren Underwood IL-14

Saturday, 8/24/19, @ 5:30-7 p.m.

First Congregational Church, 327 Hamilton Street, Geneva

Rep. Underwood and Students of March For Our Lives Geneva will present the forum and welcome questions on the rising epidemic of gun violence in America. More event information here.

Nationwide Bell Ringing observed in Naperville 

Sunday, 8/25/19, @ 2 p.m. CDT

Local area churches and Naperville Carillon will join bell towers across the nation to commemorate the landing of the first slave ship in Virginia 400 years ago. This singular event would shape the history of our nation thereafter. Bells will ring for four minutes to mark the 400 year anniversary.

Shining a light on sexual assault in DuPage County

Sunday, 8/25/19, @ 3-5 p.m.

IFT, 500 Oakmont Lane, Westmont

Hosted by Democratic Women of DuPage County on Women’s Equality Day. More information here.

Town Hall with State Senator Laura Ellman

Thursday, 8/29/19, @ 6-7 p.m.

95th Street Library, Meeting Room A, 3015 Cedar Glade Rd., Naperville

Sen. Ellman updates residents on the 2019 legislative session. More information here.

Last Fling Parade in Naperville

Labor Day, Monday, 9/2/19, @ 10 a.m.

Volunteer to walk in the parade with your favorite elected official to show your support and offer a sincere thank you for their public service.

Town Hall with State Senator Laura Ellman

Wednesday, 9/04/19, @ 6-7 p.m.

Winfield Park District, 0N020 County Farm Rd., Winfield

Sen. Ellman updates residents on the 2019 legislative session. More information here.

Town Hall with State Senator Laura Ellman

Wednesday, 9/11/19, @ 6-7 p.m.

Warrenville Public Library, 28W751 Stafford Place, Warrenville

Sen. Ellman updates residents on the 2019 legislative session. More information here.


Renewable Energy: Developing a Plan NOW for the Future (ACE September Meeting)

Sunday, 9/15/19, @ 2:30-4:30 PM

A panel discussion with panelists Daniel Hebreard, Pres. of Forrest Preserve District of DuPage County; Vera Miller, founder of Downers Grove Clean Energy Task Force; Dr. George Crabtree of Argonne National Lab; and Greg Hubert, member of Naperville Sustainability Task Force. Co-hosted by ACE, LWV-Naperville, and CCL. More information here .


Electoral College: The Case for the Popular Vote

Sunday, 9/30/19, @ 7-9 p.m.

Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle Street, Naperville.

Hosted by League of Women Voters-Naperville. More information here.

Illinois NOW State Conference

Saturday, 10/12/19, @ 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Springfield, IL

Location TBA. Save the date to your calendar now. More information here.

Carbon Pricing 101

Wednesday, 10/23/19, @ 7-8:30 p.m.

Wentz Science Center, Room 104, North Central College, 125 S Loomis, Naperville

Hosted by League of Women Voters – Naperville. More information here.

Let Freedom ring – a protest in Chicago at Trump Tower

Saturday, 10/26/19, @ 6 p.m.

Trump International Hotel & Tower, 401 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago

A peaceful protest and demonstration is planned for a gala fundraiser for Pres. Trump’s re-election. 


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

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