Year: 2019

2020 Census on US Map and Flag
News

LWVGR President Organizes 2020 Census Workshop for July 24.

On July 24, those interested in working on the Census project will participate in a training from 8 am to 12 noon. We will be part of a team helping to coordinate outreach and events for those employed by the Census Bureau  Please contact Jo Minor at president@lwvgr.net  Getting a complete count in Illinois is critical to […]

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Victoria De La Rosa, LWVGR Member
News

League member Victoria De La Rosa Appointed by Mayor to serve on the Rockford Community Relations Commission.

League member Victoria De La Rosa has been appointed to a three year term to the Rockford Community Relations Commission by Mayor Tom McNamara. Victoria is a paralegal at the Dady Law Group, a firm specializing in immigration law. Victoria De La Rosa was born and raised in Rockford Illinois. Her parents came to the […]

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This Week with the League
This Week with the League

This Week with the League July 15-19 2019

2019-2020 Dues: Membership dues are due.  If you have not yet paid yours, please do so as soon as possible.  How we report membership to national and state relies on how many people pay dues on time.  If rejoining is putting a serious crunch in your budget, we have a very limited dues assistance plan […]

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Young boy in Federal Detention Camp.
Archive

Immigration Rallies

Immigrant Deportation Roundups Protest June 30 at Joe Marino statue This Sunday, June 30 at 2 PM, there will be a rally to protest President Trump” threat to round up immigrants in cities for the purpose of deporting them. This has led to fear and concern in our immigrant communities.  While this is supposed to […]

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LWVGR Public Voter Registration
Public Events
Voter Registration-public
Voting

Voter Registration at Midtown Market

Voter Service Committee: The LWVGR have been asked to set up a voter registration table at the Midtown Market on Saturday mornings this summer through September 7th.  The market is located on 7th Street in the RPS205 Headquarters parking lot across the street from Katie’s Cup and is open from 9 a.m.-Noon. Voter Service chair, Susan Janson, is accepting voter registrar […]

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Illinois State Senator Steve Stadelman presents an Illinois Senate proclamation commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment allowing women to vote to local League President Jo Minor and former League President Claire McIntyre.
News

Senator Steve Stadleman Presents IL Senate Proclamation to LWVGR Presidents.

FROM SEN. STADELMAN’S FACEBOOK PAGE, JUNE 12, 2019, 4:35pm It was my privilege today to present to Jo Minor and Claire McIntyre a Senate proclamation marking the 100th anniversary of Illinois ratifying the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote. Illinois, along with Wisconsin and Michigan, were the first states in the nation to […]

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Gun Violence Victims Shoes Vigil, ©Lincoln, NB Journal-Star
Past events

Firearms Restraining Order Presentation & Panel 6/6

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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Patty Stadelman speaking about the League at Rockford Women’s Leadership Conference on May 2, 2019.
Past events

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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Past events
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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