LWVGR Forums

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.

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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

U. S. Constitution and Flag

Choose Democracy

“It’s a republic, if you can keep it.“— Benjamin Franklin

Reproductive Choice by Women

League Position on Reproductive Choice

The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that public policy in a pluralistic society must affirm the constitutional right of privacy of the individual to make reproductive choices.

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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.