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WNIJ Perspectives: “Together, we can find solutions to our epidemic of violence”

As a first step toward this goal, The League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford is hosting a Gun Violence Prevention forum on Tuesday, June 14 from 6-8 PM at Second/First Church, 318 N. Church Street.

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Meet & Greet 2022-06-09-16 & 17th Congressional
Local Government
Public Events
Voting

Citizens Met With Election Candidates at Meet & Greets June 6, 7, & 9.

To assist voters in learning about the candidates running in the June 28, 2022 Illinois Primary, three Meet & Greet events are being held at the YWCA, Loves Park City Hall, and Pilgrim Baptist Church.

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River Bluff Nursing Home Adisory Referendum for June 28, 2022
Public Events
Referenda
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Lunch and Learn Webinar on River Bluff Nursing Home Advisory Referendum

A Lunch and Learn Webinar on River Bluff Nursing Home Ballot Question was held online at Noon on June 8, 2022. The YouTube video is available for viewing.

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Gun Safety
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Gun Violence Prevention Forum: “Together We Can Find Solutions to This Community Epidemic” Tuesday, June 14, 6-8pm

Also: Dr. Sandra Martell, head of the Winnebago County Health Department issued a thank you to the LWVGR and a proclamation.

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Annual Meeting

100th League Annual Meeting June 4 at Prairie Street Brewing Company

We will have our 100th Annual meeting in-person, our first in two years! Come celebrate with us!

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Redistricting
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LWVGR Webinar on New Illinois Redistricting Maps.

LWVGR sponsored a Zoom webinar Sunday, February 20th on the impact of the newly drawn district lines.  These new districts will affect everything from Congressional district lines to local county board seats.

Please the webinar by clicking link below.

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Illinois Voters Guide schedule for the June 28 primary election.
Voting

Illinois Primary Schedule Released

LWVGR is scheduling forums and Meet-N-Greets for primary candidates and upcoming referenda.

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Hospital Closures
Healthcare
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LWVGR Sends Public Response to Mercy Health Closures of West Rockford Facilities

This is the written response sent to the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board, the oversight board concerning the facility closures, held January 27, 2022.

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Women’s Empowerment

Fighting Voter Suppression

We protect every American’s right to vote, challenging those who seek to restrict Black, brown, female, and other voices in our democracy.

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