What We Do

WHAT IS LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF GLENVIEW/GLENCOE?

The League of Women Voters of Glenview/Glencoe is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and seeks to influence public policy through education and advocacy. The League is nonpartisan in that it never supports or opposes candidates or political parties, and political in that it takes action on governmental issues for which positions have been adopted through member study and agreement.

OUR ACTIVITIES

Our local League adheres to the policy positions of the National and State Leagues. We are very active and this is an overview of what we do:

  • Conduct policy position studies
  • Register voters
  • Educate voters with our various informative programs
  • Appeal to our legislators for responsible votes
  • Attend Lobby Day in Springfield
  • Attend  rallies
  • Study  pressing national, regional, state, and local issues
  • Monitor  our village government,
  • Have fun at our own social gatherings

GET INVOLVED

Here are different ways to get involved.

MEMBER BENEFITS

Voter Challenge:  Every month, members receive our newsletter, the Voter Challenge.  The newsletter is filled with information about League-related events.

League Training: The League provides opportunities to build your skills through training to become a Voter Registrar,  a Candidates Forum Moderator, or a Membership Leadership mentor. More information? Contact us at lwvglens@gmail.com.

Issue-Specific Training:  Issue Specialists focus on subjects such as gun control, redistricting, and consolidation of taxing bodies. They keep the League informed, lobby elected officials and serve as a local expert to speak with the press and community organizations. Contact us for more information at lwvglens@gmail.com

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