How do women manage the politics of politics?
Join us September 29 for a new and exciting State of the State event as we explore this timely topic! This year there are some big changes: new location, new day and time. This annual event will be held this year at the Arlington International Racetrack, in Arlington Heights beginning at 5:00 pm. READ MORE
The League of Women Voters of Illinois Education Fund is proud to partner with ABC 7 Chicago/WLS-TV and Univision Chicago to broadcast commercial free, “Vote 2018: The Debate in the Race for Illinois Governor. The debate will air LIVE, Wednesday, October 3, 6:00 PM -7:00 PM on ABC 7, abc7chicago.com and on the ABC 7 news app and the ABC 7 Chicago Facebook page. ABC 7 Anchor /Reporter Alan Krashesky will moderate with ABC 7 Political Reporter Craig Wall and Univision Chicago Anchor Erika Maldonado, serving on a panel to question the candidates. The debate will be available on-demand at abc7chicago.com and univisionchicago.com.
September 17 is Constitution Day & Citizenship Day
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day are observed each year on September 17 to commemorate the signing of the [United States] Constitution on September 17, 1787, and “recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens.”
This commemoration had its origin in 1940, when Congress passed a joint resolution authorizing and requesting the President to issue annually a proclamation setting aside the third Sunday in May for public recognition of all who had attained the status of American citizenship. The designation for this day was “I Am an American Day.” READ MORE.