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DHS Arrests “Proactively.”
Democracy
National League Platforms
National News

League of Women Voters Responds to DHS Crackdown on Portland Protests

“The increasing number of attacks on our democracy by some elected leaders and appointed members of our government are violating the first amendment rights of people in this country and requires our organization to speak out against the actions of this administration.“

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Erika De La Mora
LWVGR Scholarship

Erika De La Mora is 2020 LWVGR Scholarship Recipient

Erika De La Mora is a 2020 graduate of Jefferson High School and resides in Rockford, Illinois.

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Vote 411-Voting in time of Coronavirus.
Covid-19
Voting

Voting in a Time of Coronavirus.

While voters’ health and that of their communities is paramount, the League of Women Voters still encourages voters to exercise their right to vote! There are many ways for voters to participate in elections while mitigating their risk of exposure.

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Heroes of American Women’s Voting Rights
Archive
Past events
Voting Rights History

League Art Exhibition of “Heroes of American Women’s Right to Vote” Schedule Suspended – TBA.

The exhibit features “Heroes of American Women’s Right to Vote,“ a seven-panel portrait of five suffragists and two others who were instrumental in the women’s struggle for the right to vote.

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School resource officer Curtis Sockwell, a member of the Rockford Police Department, walks the halls on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Auburn High School in Rockford. [SCOTT P. YATES/RRSTAR.COM STAFF]
Local League Platforms
Opinions & Editorials
Security

No Armed Resource Personnel in Schools-Illinois Association of School Boards’ Vote Fails

School boards across Illinois voted down a resolution that would have put their support behind efforts to allow school districts to have trained and armed teachers and staff.

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The Great Hack-UNITARIAN-UNIVERSALIST CHURCH 4848 Turner Street, Rockford Tuesday, November 19, 6:00 p.m. Free to the public • Refreshments served • Bring a friend!
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Security

Free Showing of “The Great Hack” at League Public Event.

The Netflix Original Documentary concerns the monetization and use of your personal data and why you should care.

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