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 April 30

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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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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Eliminate Racism 815-Rockford School Board Forum 2021
Non-League Events
Voting

Eliminate Racism 815 Rockford School Board Forum

Ann Rundall asks questions of Rockford School District 205 School Board candidates in a multi-person video chat.

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Jo Minor
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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Ballot box and voters
Local Government
Voting

LWVGR Article in Register Star Puts Focus on Election Guide

The LWVGR election guide is a one-stop shop for all of your questions for the local primary elections February 23. A Sunday, February 14 opinion page article explains the ways the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford informs and educates voters.

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Groovy Ballot Box
Voting

April 6 General Election Candidates Share Views on LWVGR Survey

Candidate Views, Referenda, Ballots, Voter Registration Info – It’s all here!

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Non-League Events
Women’s Empowerment
Women’s March Rockford
Zoom meetings

Women’s March on January 23…In-Person and Virtually

Women’s March Rockford is hosting their annual event in support of women’s rights, on Saturday, January 23, 2021. Due to COVID safety concerns surrounding large, social gatherings, the traditional Women’s March is not taking place. However, there are several ways you can be involved.

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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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Thank you, medical staff
Covid-19
Food
Non-League Events
Public Events

Donate Now to Bring Holiday Cheer to Local Hospital Staffs

Healthcare employees are stretched to the limit and beyond. We can’t all do what they do… But we can bring them pizza!

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Jane McAfee and Bentley
News
Opinions & Editorials

Remembering Jane McAfee, a Servant-Leader

Former LWVGR President Jane McAfee was a social justice warrior before they even had a name for it.

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