Year: 2019

This Week with the League

This Week with the League, December 2-8, 2019.

Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving. The Holidays are upon us in full force. These next weeks promise to be busy for everyone, including the League.  Tuesday, December 3, 2019 the Health Committee meets: 5:00 PM at Meg’s on Alpine  Thursday, December 5, 2019 Voter Services Committee Meets:9:30 AM at Mary’s Market at 4431 East State Street Friday, December 6, 2019 the LWVGR and […]

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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]
Local League Platforms
Opinions & Editorials
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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Benefit for asylum-seekers at the border 12/6, 6pm, lutheran Church of the good Shepherd on Rockton Avenue in Rockford.
Immigration
Public Events

Benefit For Asylum Seekers At The Border, Dec. 6, 6pm, Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Rockford

Linda Zuba has been to the southern border five times helping adults and children fleeing for their lives to avail themselves of our asylum laws. She will give a detailed report at this fundraiser.

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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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Archive

This Week With The League November 11-18, 2019

chool Board Meetings. Please try to attend your local School Board meeting and ask them to vote against arming school personnel, Resolutions 1 and 3 at the Annual IASB Convention.

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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!
Archive
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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School Shootings Sign
Local League Platforms
Opinions & Editorials
State League Platforms

No Armed School Security Guards

The LWVIL urges members of the community to contact your local School Board and urge a “no” vote on resolutions #1 and #3 at the IASB Conference in November.

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