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local and grassroots-based

We serve the people of Bartlett, Carpentersville, Dundee, Elgin, Gilberts, Sleepy Hollow, and South Elgin.

political, not partisan

But being nonpartisan does not mean we lack opinions, or the willingness to express them.

educate and inform voters

in a factual and nonpartisan way

Upcoming LWVEA Events:

 

1 day ago

LWV of the Elgin Area
This Friday (10/20/17), Join Sociology Professor, Joyce Fountain as she explores the topic of racism and bias.

Snacks, drinks, crafts and conversation!

This Friday (10/20/17), Join Sociology Professor, Joyce Fountain as she explores the topic of racism and bias.

Snacks, drinks, crafts and conversation!Tag a GRRRL you know:
This Friday, Join Sociology Professor, Joyce Fountain as she explores the topic of racism and bias.

Snacks, drinks, crafts and conversation!
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2 days ago

LWV of the Elgin Area
Current Threats to Civil Liberties in America

Do you have questions about civil liberties? How are your rights being threatened? How are your liberties being protected? If so, don't miss this program next week! ACLU of Illinois' Edwin Yohnka will be on hand to share what is happening in this area and to answer questions!
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Current Threats to Civil Liberties in AmericaOct 26, 7:00pmSpartan Auditorium at Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Dr., Elgin, IL 60123The past few months have presented numerous challenges to established rights, privileges and truths long held to be self-evident.

The League of Women Voters of the Elgin Area and Elgin Community College are honored to offer an educational program featuring Edwin C. Yohnka, Director of Communications and Public Policy for @[6709500997:274:ACLU of Illinois], who will discuss the most pressing civil liberties issues of the day.

There will be time for audience Q & A. If you'd like to get a question into the queue early, message this facebook page.

Mr. Yohnka began his job at the ACLU in June 1999. Serving as a primary spokesperson for the civil rights advocacy organization, he appears regularly on television and radio programs in Illinois and throughout the Nation. Mr.Yohnka is also widely cited in newspapers and publications on legal and legislative matters related to the ACLU of Illinois’ priorities.

SPONSORED BY:

The League of Women Voters of the Elgin Area, ECC Department of Political Science, ECC Department of Student Life, ECC Multicultural and Global Initiatives Committee (MAGIC), and ECC Student Government.
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3 days ago

LWV of the Elgin Area

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