Gun Violence Victims Shoes Vigil, ©Lincoln, NB Journal-Star
Public Events

Firearms Restraining Order Presentation & Panel

Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 6p.m.Rockford Police District #11045 West State Street, Rockford A presentation and panel discussion about Firearm Restraining Orders and Red Flag Laws in our country. Please wear orange to honor victims of and support victims of gun violence. Panelists include Mayor Tom McNamara, State’s Attorney Marilyn Site Ross, Jennifer Caccipaglia, Mgr […]

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The “We the People” series is the work of Fairey, Jessica Sabogal, and Ernesto Yerena created for the first Women's March, Washington D.C., in 2017.
Public Events

LWVGR Annual Meeting Saturday, June 1

The LWVGR Annual MeetingPrairie Street Brewhouse200 Prairie Street, Rockford 8:30 a.m.Registration, Coffee, and Conversation 9:00 a.m.WelcomeBreakfastLWVGR Scholarship Recipient 9:30 a.m.SpeakerSarene Alsharif“Hijabs and Henna: Myths and Facts About Muslims”Questions and Answer Session 10:15 a.m.Business MeetingOfficer Election Reservation and payment must be received by Friday, May 31$25.00 for members • $20.00 for guestsMail-in form has been sent […]

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Mercy Killers
Public Events

Mercy Killers

The LWVGR is a sponsor. This is an unflinching play about the tragedy of our current healthcare system in America. It plays Wednesday, May 15, 7 p.m. at the Nordlof Center, downtown.

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Patty Stadelman speaking about the League at Rockford Women’s Leadership Conference on May 2, 2019.
State League Platforms
This Week with the League

LWVGR Member Patty Stadelman Speaks at Rockford Women’s Forum May 2, 2019.

Patty Stadelman speaking about the League at Rockford Women’s Leadership Forum, Building Bridges: A Women in Leadership Forum, on May 2, 2019 at the Rockford Art Museum.

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Carbon Pricing
Public Events

Suburban League Partners with RVC on Carbon Pricing Forum Monday, 4/28/2019

The League of Women Voters of Arlington Heights-Mt Prospect-Buffalo Grove is partnering with Rock Valley College to hold a forum on carbon pricing.   Everyone is invited to attend. There’s growing support for carbon pricing as a necessary step to address climate change. It’s supported by 88 countries and a broad array of public interest […]

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Stop Gun Violence
Public Events

Gun Violence Prevention Panel March 19

The League of Women Voters of Greater RockfordPresents Thur., March 19, 2019Emmanuel Episcopal Church412 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 […]

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Voting

Fair Redistricting Voting Maps Support by Rep. Chesney

Op-Ep piece by Illinois State Representative Andrew Chesney (R-89th House-Stephenson County area) in support of the Fair Map Amendment to the Illinois Constitution HJRCA 10, which he is a sponsor and HRJCA 15/SJRCA 4, a bi-partisan bill. “Statewide groups including the Illinois Farm Bureau, League of Women Voters of Illinois, NAACP Chicago- South Side Branch, […]

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