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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.
Gun Violence Prevention Forum

Stop Gun Violence

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6-8pm
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
412 N. Church Street, Rockford

The League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford is presenting a panel exploring Gun Violence Prevention

Panelists include Skye Gia and Erica Grajciar, community activists, who will speak on community involvement with this issue and the need for conflict resolution training and de-escalation techniques for students, community and police officers. Other panelists include Mary Klonowski, LWVIL Issues Specialist on Gun Violence Prevention; Dr. Ehren Jarrett, Rockford Public Schools Superintendent; Fred Diehl, Director of School Security for RPS; and Mary Kowing, Guilford High School librarian.

Admission is free and guests are welcome.


League Members are candidates for RVC Trustee Election April 2

Dyanna Walker - RVC Trustee - 2 year candidate
Dyanna Walker, RVC Trustee, 2 year term
Terri Schierer- Candidate for VRC Trustee, 6-year term
Terri Schierer, RVC Trustee, 6 year term






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Fostering Diversity in the League

We All Can Be League Members!
We All Can Be League Members!
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 vicepresident@lwvgr.net if you are interested.


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