LWV OPRF April 20 Week in Preview

Save the Date: Fair Tax Training ~ On Wednesday, April 29, the LWV IL will host a virtual session for League members and others interested in helping to educate friends, neighbors, and groups about the need for a Fair Income Tax. During the first hour, LWV IL Issues & Advocacy Co-Chairs Jean Pierce and Issue Specialist Ann Courter will present the latest Fair Tax PowerPoint and share pointers/information on how to speak knowledgeably and informally about why voters need to vote Yes for the Fair Tax Amendment. After that, Jean and Ann will work with individuals who are willing to make presentations to groups. Register for this April 29, 1:00pm training meeting
here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting.

Tuesday, May 12:  "The Fair Tax: Everything You Need to Know" with Ann Courter is coming soon on Zoom. Join us Tuesday, May 12, 9:30-11:00am,  by signing up here to attend. This educational presentation is designed for a general audience, so please invite friends and neighbors. Would you like a little homework between now and then? Check out the YesForFairTax Facebook page and look for LWV IL's April 14 post. 

Plant Sale Fundraiser - Our annual plant sale fundraiser with Good Earth Greenhouse, 7900 Madison, River Forest will take place the weekend of May 15-17. LWV OPRF will receive 15% of sales. Advance purchases can be made over the phone with curbside pick-ups. The deadline for these phone orders will be Monday, May 4. A list of available plants with prices will be forthcoming. Purchases will also be able to be made in person the weekend of the sale. 

Celebrate Earth Day all this week from your sofa. From April 20-26, One Earth Film Fest and the City of Chicago bring you seven environmentally themed documentaries during the Virtual Mini Film Fest to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. After each screening, join in rich, facilitated discussions via live chat on Zoom with film directors and experts from California to Chicago to the Netherlands. Go here to start your viewing.
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LWV IL - April Issues Report