The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
LWVGR Presents CyberSecurity Forum 2018
Learn, in plain language, how you can harden your on-line security and prevent hacking! This important forum, presented by IT professionals, is free and open to the public. (If you are bringing a group larger than 10 people, please email first, thanks.) Refreshments will be served.
Download CyberSecurity 2018 flyer here
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League Members Honored for ERA Amendment Work
Two of our members, Faye Marcus and Sarah Heidemann, were nominated for the Trailblazer Award for their work to pass the ERA. Faye Marcus was honored as one of three LWV members nominated from around the state. We applaud both Faye and Sarah for their efforts to ensure the ERA was ratified in Illinois.
Fostering Diversity in the League
One of LWVGR's commitments is to have our League represent a more diverse population consistent with the area it serves. The Board of Directors has requested a temporary committee be formed under the leadership of LWVGR VP Jo Minor to consider ways this goal can be met. She is looking for members, both long time and new, who might wish to serve on this committee. The committee will require a six month commitment and final report to be submitted to the Board of Directors. Approval of the recommendations will be by LWVGR membership at the Annual Meeting in June, 2019.
Please contact Jo at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
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