Unraveling the Texas Chartered Flight Mystery at the Rockford International Airport: A Public Informational Presentation

In the early morning hours of December 31, 2023, a Texas-chartered flight carrying 355 migrants landed at Rockford Airport, sparking a myriad of questions and misinformation. The community is eager to understand who these individuals are, why they were here, where they went, and the role Winnebago County played in this event. This blog post aims to shed light on the situation and announce a public non-partisan informational presentation hosted by the League of Women Voters Greater Rockford (LWVGR) and the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

Housing

The City of Rockford’s Housing Survey for Residents is now available!!!

The City of Rockford wants to focus on developing housing goals that will have a significant impact on improving housing opportunities for the residents of Rockford.  The City recognize that safe, well-maintained housing is hard to come by. In order to ensure they are developing the most appropriate and effective goals, The City really needs input from the experts in our community:  the residents!

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

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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.