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LWVUS Responds to Police Killing of George Floyd

The League of Women Voters grieves the murders of George Floyd and the countless other Black lives that have been tragically taken at the hands of rogue law enforcement officers who are rarely held fully accountable for their actions.

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Voting

Mail-in Ballots Are “Go!” In Illinois Elections.

Voting-by-mail bill passed both Houses and is waiting for Gov. Pritzker’s expected signature. The measure is supported by national, state, and local Leagues of Women Voters.

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Vote 411-Voting in time of Coronavirus.
Covid-19
Voting

Voting in a Time of Coronavirus.

While voters’ health and that of their communities is paramount, the League of Women Voters still encourages voters to exercise their right to vote! There are many ways for voters to participate in elections while mitigating their risk of exposure.

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2020 Census
This Week with the League

This Week with the League April 12-19, 2020.

If you have not already done so, please complete your census questionnaire on line. It is absolutely imperative that we have a complete count of people in our community.

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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]
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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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Heroes of American Women’s Voting Rights
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Past events
Voting Rights History

League Art Exhibition of “Heroes of American Women’s Right to Vote” Schedule Suspended – TBA.

The exhibit features “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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The Great Hack-UNITARIAN-UNIVERSALIST CHURCH 4848 Turner Street, Rockford Tuesday, November 19, 6:00 p.m. Free to the public • Refreshments served • Bring a friend!
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Security

Free Showing of “The Great Hack” at League Public Event.

The Netflix Original Documentary concerns the monetization and use of your personal data and why you should care.

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