News & Events

July 3, 2019
Photo credit: Chris Smith
"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free"

Words the United States of America is still proud to display on our Statue of Liberty
New Trier Democrats' Events
Visit New Trier Democrats this Summer at Area Sidewalk Sales

Visit us at the upcoming Winnetka and Wilmette Sidewalk Sales. We would love to see you – whether to chat politics, sign up to become a member, check out local volunteering opportunities or fill out a political survey.

Winnetka Sidewalk Sale: July 19, 2019 from 9:00am to 3:00pm

Wilmette Summerfest & Sidewalk Sale: July 20, 2019 from 9:00am to 3:00pm
July 22, 2019: New Trier Democrats’ Annual Meet & Greet

When : Monday, July 22, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
What : It’s our Annual Meet & Greet at Avli! We will have delicious Greek nibbles, refreshing drinks and lots of liberal conversation with fellow Democrats, office holders and candidates. This is a great opportunity to see your local representatives in person, as well as candidates running for office. Don’t miss this event!
Other Events of Interest
Inclusion in our "Other Events of Interest" List – whether it’s a fundraising event for a specific candidate or an event concerning a particular issue – does not mean that the New Trier Democrats have endorsed that candidate or adopted that position on an issue. 
Tomorrow, July 4, 2019: March in Local Parades with Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz

When : Thursday, July 4, 2019: Glenview 10:45am to noon; Skokie 11:45am to 1:15pm; and Evanston 1:45pm to 3:00pm
Where : Glenview, Skokie and Evanston
What : This year Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz will have the honor of marching in 4th of July parades throughout the 17th District. They would love to have you march with them as they celebrate America’s birthday! They will be marching in the Glenview, Skokie and Evanston parades this year, and would love to have you join Jennifer and her family at one or all of these parade locations. If interested,  please complete the RSVP to receive parade day details.
Tomorrow, July 4, 2019: March with Indivisible Evanston in the 4th of July Parade

When: Thursday, July 4, 2019 – Assemble from 12:30 – 1:30pm; 1:30 pm groups move east on Central to parade starting point at Central & Central Park; 2pm parade begins; 4 p.m. (est. end time)
Where : Meeting point for Indivisible Evanston (Unit #40); Sector 5 – Cowper Avenue, along Bent Park.
What : Join Indivisible Evanston as they march in Evanston’s annual 4th of July Parade! They will march to celebrate the power of the Indivisible movement and our liberty as American citizens to exercise our rights to engage in peaceful resistance and freedom of speech. Bring your family & friends (children welcome!). For more information or to RSVP, visit their  Facebook event page   or contact
Bob Morgan
Tuesday, July 9, 2019: Rep. Bob Morgan’s Summer Kickoff

When : Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Where : District Brew Yards, 417 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. Street parking off Ashland Green & Pink Line Station and the Ashland & Grand bus stop.
What : Kick off the summer with an evening in support of State Representative Bob Morgan. For additional information or to RSVP,  register online  or contact Joey Slater at 312-448-8014 or email
Wednesday, July 10, 2019: State Sen. Gabel’s Chief of Staff Available for Assistance

When : Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Where : New Trier Township Hall, 739 Elm St., Winnetka
What : Robyn Gabel’s Chief of Staff, Karen McCormick, will be available to answer questions about State of Illinois services. Township residents and neighbors are encouraged to drop by during the scheduled office hours.
Saturday, July 13, 2019: Take Action to End Criminalization, Detention & Deportations

When : Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Where : Daley Center Plaza, 50 West Washington, Chicago
What : Join immigrant rights, social justice, and grassroots organizations in protest against the Trump administration’s destructive policies and actions, and take a stand to welcome immigrant communities in solidarity. For more information,  visit their Facebook event page .
Tuesday, July 16, 2019: Rooftop Reception For Robyn Gabel

When : Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Where : Five & Dime Rooftop, 1026 Davis St, Evanston
What : Join Robyn Gabel, Illinois State Representative for the 18th District, for her Annual Summer Reception. To RSVP or for more information contact Katy Langenfeld at 312-600-9496 or, or  register online .
Thursday, July 18, 2019: Youth Brain Trust’s Launch Party

When : Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where : Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N. Dunton Ave, Arlington Heights
What : The Youth Brain Trust is a progressive, student run non-profit focused on increasing civic engagement among youths. On Thursday, July 18th, The Youth Brain Trust will be officially launching at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library in Arlington Heights, IL. The event will take place from 7-9pm on the second floor. Free parking will be available downstairs. Speakers list will be released soon. For more information,  please visit their event page .
Thursday, July 25, 2019: Invest To Elect and Democratic National Committee Brunch

When : Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 9:30am
Where : DLA Piper, 444 West Lake Street, Suite 900, Chicago
What : Invest to Elect hosts a brunch with Organizing Corps 2020 featuring Tom Perez, DNC Chair, and other guests. To RSVP, please contact Wendy Serrino at or 847-421-9966.
Saturday, July 27, 2019: Illinois for Bernie People’s Convention

When : Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Where : Edward Hotel, 6600 Mannheim Rd., Rosemont
What : Join Bernie supporters from across the state as they converge for the four-year anniversary of the first IL4B convention in 2015. Speakers include Cori Bush, star of the documentary  Knock Down the House . Sen. Bernie Sanders will not be in attendance. For additional information or to RSVP,  register online  or email
Tuesday, July 30, 2019: Glenview Event for Sen. Laura Fine

When : Tuesday, July 30, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Where : Valley Lo., 2200 Tanglewood Dr., Glenview
What : Support State Senator Laura Fine at her Glenview event.  Link to purchase tickets . To RSVP and for further questions contact CARLY@ILSENATEDEMS.ORG.
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