Elsie Janson registers voters.
Committee Meetings
Voting

Voter Services Committee Holds In-Person Meetings

Meetings are second Thursday of the month at 9:30 a.m., at Mary’s Market, 4431 East State Street, Rockford, Illinois.

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William Savitt clerked for Ruth Bader
Voting Rights History
Women’s Empowerment
Zoom meetings

Remembering RGB

William Savitt, attorney, Columbia Law School alumni, and former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shares memories of the esteemed justice and equal rights advocate as speaker for the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford, Illinois Annual Meeting on June 6, 2021.

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
LWVGR Store

LWVGR Store is Open!

RGB Bookmarks are available for $5.00 each.

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Voter registration, Rockford, Illinois.
Covid-19
Voter Registration-public
Voting

We’re Back!

LWVGR accepts first voter registration event since the Covid-19 pandemic started.

The LWVGR will register voters at a Vaccination Clinic at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1703 S. Central Avenue, Rockford, on Tuesday, May 18, 8am-Noon and Friday, May 21, 1pm-8pm.

We’re vaxxed and ready!

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Senator Amy Klobuchar explains the “ For the People” act.
National League Platforms
National News

Support the “For the People” Act

The League of Women Voters national organization has asked anyone who can to contact your legislators in support of this important legislation. They have released a webpage with instructions.

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Local League Platforms

We Are The League!

League President Jo Minor recorded a short program about the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford (LWVGR) for Comcast Community Expressions. View Jo’s reflections on the purpose and recent activities of the League.

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RVC Center for Learning in Retirement
Public Events
Voting
Voting Rights History
Women’s Empowerment

LWVGR to Present at RVC Center for Learning in Retirement Lectures

The League of Women voters of Greater Rockford, Illinois (LWVGR) will present a two-part lecture via Zoom, for the Rock Valley College Center for The League of Women voters of Greater Rockford, Illinois (LWVGR) will present a two-part lecture via Zoom, for the Rock Valley College Center for Learning in Retirement on Wednesday June 16, 1–3 p.m. and Friday, June 18 1–3 p.m. You must order the class before noon June 16. See special instructions inside.

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City hall exhibit .
Non-League Events
Public Events
Voting Rights History
Women’s Empowerment

See Rock Valley College Women’s History and PAIC host LWVGR Suffragists Exhibit at Rockford City Hall at Art Scene Fri.-Sat., April 23 & 24. Exhibit continues until May 14.

The exhibit, “Heroes of American Women’s Voting Rights“ is displayed at the Rockford City Hall has been extended until April 30. Rock Valley College Women’s History and PAIC sponsored the event. The paintings, created by League member Janie Wilson-Cook, and requested by the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford, depicts a series of portrait […]

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Jo Minor speaks about healthcare worker pizza delivery - 2020
Food
Non-League Events

LWVGR Delivers Holiday Pizzas to Healthcare Workers

The League coordinated the delivery of Lino’s Pizza meals for healthcare workers for OSF Saint Anthony and UW Swedish American Healthcare Systems by Winnebago County Sheriff personnel. Workers at Mercy Health Systems are scheduled for New Year’s Eve delivery.

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