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Monday, 4/8
Clean Energy in DuPage
Monday, April 8, join us at the Bloomingdale Public Library for a forum on clean energy options available in DuPage County and elsewhere that can be implemented at home and at work. Real examples of what is currently happening locally and in the Chicago region. Latest information on state and federal legislation and incentives for clean energy. Speaker: Jeff Gahris, Illinois Solar Energy Ambassador. Panelists: Edith Makra, Regional Clean Energy Programs; Jeff O’Connell, Lake Park High School; Deni Mathews, Bartlett SolSmart Experience. Moderated by John Perrecone, Illinois EPA (retired)
 
Wednesday, 4/10
LWVIL Lobby Day in Springfield
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 ...make your voice heard! Travel to Springfield with other leaguers and meet with legislators about the issues that are important to you. $10, lunch provided https://www.lwvil.org/lobby-day-2019.html No lobbying experience required. You will be paired with others who have done it before!
 
Monday, 4/15
Opportunity for High Schoolers
Do wellness, positive development, and substance abuse prevention interest a teen you know?
To DuPage County High School Students (grades 9-12):
Reality Illinois, the Teen Advisory Board to the DuPage County Health Department, is seeking high school students to be a part of an volunteer initiative committed to wellness, positive teen development and substance abuse prevention. The students will gain the tools to strengthen their leadership and decision-making skills. Reality Illinois students have successfully advocated area Park District and Village Boards for smoke free parks and Tobacco 21 (an ordinance prohibiting tobacco sales to those under 21). All DuPage county students are welcome to join, to enhance their resume and make a difference. Meetings generally take place at 6 p.m. -7:45 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the Glenbard District 87 District Office 596 Crescent Blvd.in Glen Ellyn. During the summer months Reality meets weekly. We educate, to empower. Students please join us at our next meeting on Monday, April 15. Contact Gilda Ross for more information at gilda_ross@glenbard.org or at 630 942-7668. 
Gilda Ross
Glenbard Student and Community Projects Coordinator
596 Crescent Blvd. 
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Mobile: 630-267-2975
Office: 630-942-7668
 
Tuesday, 4/16
Public Meeting
6pm Lake Park High School East Campus Auditorium
The Village of Bloomingdale has received a Planned Unit Development (PUD) submittal from K-Hovnanian Homes for a 535-unit age-restricted (55 and older) development called Four Seasons for the former Indian Lakes golf course property.  
 
Saturday, 5/4
Annual Meeting
Saturday, May 4 (morning) at Roselle Park District's 10 North -- SAVE THE DATE! Committee chairs, please submit your reports to Diana by March 31st.

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In The News

2019 04 08 - Flyer - Clean Energy   Forum

Speaker: Jeff Gahris, ISEA Ambassador                         

Panel on Clean Energy/Solar Options includes:   

  • Edith Makra, Regional Clean Energy Programs
  • Jeff O’Connell, Lake Park High School
  • Deni Mathews, Bartlett SolSmart Experience
  • League of Women Voters, Update on State/Federal Legislation
    • Laura Kratz, Di Niesman, LWVIL Issues Specialists for Air/Energy (State)
    • Pam Re, Citizens Climate Lobby (Federal) and LWVRB member
 

DuPage County Consolidates Election Commission into County Clerk’s Office

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Recent Events

March 10

Canidate Forum at Lake Park East

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September 18

Mock Elections at Lake Park East and West 

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August 5

Taste of Roselle 

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The League participated in the Taste’s non-profit day. We were able to engage many individuals happy to discuss voting, elections and most notably, LWVIL’s Illinois Boter Guide.

 

March 24

March for Our Lives - NW Suburbs
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Young people came together and planned this gun violence prevention event. Students, 
 parents and colleagues gathered in Schaumburg as well as in communities across Illinois to “March For Our Lives.”  This group from LWV Roselle/Bloomingdale participated. 
  
The marches were planned to coincide with one held in Washington, DC planned by students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL where a former student walked into the school on Valentine’s Day and shot and killed 17 students and faculty and wounded many more.
 
February 10

LWVRB members braved the snowy weather to attend LWV Illinois' annual Issues Briefing held at the University Center in Chicago and came away with a . The theme this year was Bridging Divides: Cultivating Common Ground for Action. Check out the details on the state league website http://www.lwvil.org.
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Membership

Joining the LWVRB is Easy.  Please complete and return the LWV-RB Membership Form.

To be a voting member, you must be 16 year of age. 

To ask questions about membership contact our Membership Chair at (630) 283-2894 or email info@lwvrb.org

Join Us!

Do you want to...

  • Energize your community about the importance of citizen engagement?
  • Explore the state of our political system?
  • Elevate the power of collaboration to strengthen the  vote and our citizen voices?
  • Show your dedication to protecting our democracy?

Then the League is for you. Men can join too. 

Please contact us at (630) 283-2894 or info@lwvrb.org