Our first two Forums, for the Oak Park Village Clerk and Village President, were a smashing success with over 300 viewers. Thanks to the Oak Park Library staff, Rashmi Swain and Bridget Optholt, for their stellar techno skills. Our next two Forums will be the OPRF HS District 200 School Board on Saturday, February 20 at 2:00pm, and the Oak Park Village Trustee Forum on Monday, February 22 at 7:00pm. You can submit forum questions in advance here for D200 and sign up for Zoom viewing here. Go here to submit questions for the Oak Park Trustees and here to sign up for Zoom viewing. Please share this information with family and friends. You can print out a schedule to post here. If they can't watch/participate on the day of a forum, forums will all be recorded and posted on our website afterward. No excuses not to stay informed!
Second Tuesday News
Save the Date ~ What with the vernal equinox, St. Patrick's Day, and the One Earth Film Festival finally on the way, it's time at last to turn our attention to the great outdoors. Join us on Tuesday, March 9, 9:30am, to meet with LWV Lake Michigan Area leaders and learn about the vital environmental work this unique 4-state League is doing. You can complete your early registration right here.
Save the Date - March 19
LWV OPRF will stream the off-Broadway hit, Tea for Three on Friday, March 19 at 7:00pm.Thisone-woman play stars actress Elaine Bromka, who channels former first ladies Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon and Betty Ford. Tickets are $25 for our fundraiser and are available here. View a video clip of the performance here.
The Feminist Four is a LWV Berkeley Heights, New Providence & Summit monthly newsletter that describes four ways feminists leveraged their cultural and political influence to fight for women's equality in the U.S. Read about and hear a playlist of empowering songs performed by Black women. Gohere and then click on the pictures to hear the songs. What better way to celebrate Black History Month than with four of the most empowering songs performed by Black women?
Remember to print, fill out, and send in your new Deputy Registrar Oath.