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The Voters Speak!

At the League’s candidate meet and greets in March, we partnered with NPR/WNIJ to engage the audience.   The WNIJ journalists asked:  What issue is most important to you in the upcoming elections? Where do you get your election news and information? How do you think reporters can cover elections better? Here’s what the meet and greet attendees The Voters Speak!

Understanding Mental Health Resources: A Call to Action from the League of Women Voters

In the wake of recent community tragedies, there has been a profound awakening to the importance of mental health resources and education. These events have underscored the critical need for accessible support systems and proactive measures to prevent similar tragedies in the future. At the forefront of this movement is the League of Women Voters, a stalwart advocate for community welfare and empowerment.

In response to….

Rockford Summit on Racism at UW-Sports Factory 5-4-23

Help to End Racism

The League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford supports Eliminate Racism 815’s important event. Learn what is happening currently in Rockford to eliminate racism. May 4, 2023UW Sports Factory – 305 S. MadisonRegistration and Vendors start at 8:15 – 9:00 am Sessions: 9:00 am – 4:15 pm ALL DAY EVENT Questions: Where do we go from here? How can we work Help to End Racism


I Vote Because…

As a proud coalition partner of Go Vote 815, the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford, Illinois had the opportunity to gather citizen comment on why they vote! Go Vote 815 is a Northern Illinois GOTV/Get Out The Vote initiative that has over 20 coalition members.

Go Vote 815 is a Northern Illinois initiative to register and educate voters to increase voter activity.

Rockford Mayor McNamara announced City Endorsement of Go Vote 815

The Northern Illinois voter encouragement program, Go Vote 815, has over 20 local coalition members, many of whom had representatives voice their endorsement of great voter activity and the Go Vote 815 initiative at the Mayor’s Press Conference. The League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford, Illinois is also a coalition member.

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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.