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).
We’re providing two ways for the public to get to know the candidates: 1. All local candidates were sent a questionnaire on January 22. Their answers will be published verbatim by February 16, in the www.IllinoisVoterGuide.org. 2. LWVGR, along with AAUW, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Women’s March Rockford, and the Rockford Public Library, is hosting … Join LWVGR: Meet & Greet: 2024 Primary Candidates
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!
As more presidential candidates pop up, the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford shares how to get informed. An interview with Annamarie Shute on WIFR-TV23.
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
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.
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.
This is the written response sent to the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board, the oversight board concerning the facility closures, held January 27, 2022.
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