The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Join us in a discussion of "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" by legal scholar Michelle Alexander.
February - Supreme Court Decisions
March - Gun Violence: drinks and discussion
April - Cost of Pharmaceuticals
May - Rape on Campus
June - Annual Business Meeting
The upshot of the joint letter (signed by Illinois Campaign for Political Reform, the League of Women Voters of Illinois and other reform groups) is that Governor Rauner has invited legislative leaders to a meeting in his office on November 18th.
While we had hoped there would be representatives of the reform groups who signed the letter invited to the meeting, we remain somewhat hopeful that the meeting could be constructive. Stay tuned for details but it is clear that the letter had impact.