Join LWV Chicago to celebrate the League and support their efforts to empower voters and defend democracy.You'll hear a broad range of perspectives on Thursday, March 24, from 6:00-7:30pm, on some of the most pressing issues facing Chicago today. Read more here about this virtual event and register here.
RFI Town Hall
Reform For Illinois will have a virtual Town Hall with Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi on Wednesday, April 6, at 6:00pm. He will discuss the challenges and controversies facing his office, including the fallout from the tenure of his predecessor, Joe Berrios; the difficulties of assessing properties during COVID; criticisms of how the office has balanced commercial and residential assessments; and the role the assessor can play in creating a more equitable Cook County. You can register for this free event here.
Women's History Month News
On Tuesday, March 22, the Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest presents Jeanne Schultz Angel speaking on "Universal Suffrage: Looking Back and Forward." This will be in person, from 7:00-8:00pm, at the Museum, 129 Lake St., Oak Park. Go here to learn more and to purchase tickets.
April Second Tuesday
On April 12, 2022, from 9:30-11:00am, the Second Tuesday program presents "The Fraudulent Claim of Voter Fraud." A 15-minute segment of the documentary film"Rigged: the Voter Suppression Playbook"will be shown that focuses on attempts to discover non-existent voter fraud in a recent election. Mr. Timothy Smith, an Executive Producer of the film, will be our guest discussant. Mr. Smith is an accomplished and award-winning television producer who has been Executive Producer for documentaries for The PBS News Hour, Newsweek Productions, and MSNBC, among others.Register for this Zoom program here. BTW, the entire 70-minute film can be streamed for no charge at riggedthefilm.com.