Medical Collage
Healthcare
Public Events

Public Access to Health Services: A Panel Discussion

Healthcare Committee will host a panel presentation on the status of Health Care Services and the ability of the public to access Health Services on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the University of Illinois School of Medicine Auditorium 1600 Parkview Avenue, Rockford. 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

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This Week with the League
Voting Rights History

League art exhibition opening of “Heroes of American Women’s Right to Vote” Saturday, March 7, 2-4pm

The exhibit will feature “Heroes of American Women’s Right to Vote,“ a seven-panel portrait of five suffragists and two others who were instrumental in the women’s struggle for the right to vote.

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Local Government
Public Events

LWVGR & AAUW Hold Meet & Greets for Primary Candidates

State Legislative & Congressional Office Candidates

Wednesday, February 12, 6-8pm
North Suburban Library
6340 North Second Street, Loves Park

Refreshments are served – Please bring friends!

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Attendees at the LWVGR Holiday Party, Sun., December 8, 2019, were generous with donations of toiletries, undergarments, and other necessities for refugee border detainees. Linda Zuba thanks everyone who contributed.
Immigration

Collection for Border Detainees Successful at LWVGR Holiday Party.

Attendees at the LWVGR Holiday Party, Sun., December 8, 2019, were generous with donations of toiletries, undergarments, and other necessities for refugee border detainees. Linda Zuba thanks everyone who contributed.

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School resource officer Curtis Sockwell, a member of the Rockford Police Department, walks the halls on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Auburn High School in Rockford. [SCOTT P. YATES/RRSTAR.COM STAFF]
Local League Platforms
Opinions & Editorials
Security

No Armed Resource Personnel in Schools-Illinois Association of School Boards’ Vote Fails

School boards across Illinois voted down a resolution that would have put their support behind efforts to allow school districts to have trained and armed teachers and staff.

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Trump Kicks DACA Kids
Immigration
National League Platforms

Fixing Our Democracy is Key to Immigration Reform

They came to our country as children and have pledged and demonstrated allegiance to the flag of the United States of America. They are Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. The Trump Administration’s decision to end DACA has thrown the lives and futures of the DREAMers and their families into chaos. For many DACA recipients, the United States is the only home they have ever known.

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Archive

This Week with the League, December 2-8, 2019.

Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving. The Holidays are upon us in full force. These next weeks promise to be busy for everyone, including the League.  Tuesday, December 3, 2019 the Health Committee meets: 5:00 PM at Meg’s on Alpine  Thursday, December 5, 2019 Voter Services Committee Meets:9:30 AM at Mary’s Market at 4431 East State Street Friday, December 6, 2019 the LWVGR and […]

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