LWV OPRF March 25 Week in Preview

Environmental Committee -  Tonight, Monday, March 25, 6:30pm,  Beverly Graham's house. Discussion on eliminating restaurant plastics and participation in Earth Day.  

Oak Park Village Trustee Candidate Forum - Tuesday, March 26, 6:30pm Candidate check-in, 7:00pm Forum begins. Julian M.S. Auditorium, 416 S. Ridgeland, Oak Park. Free and open to the public.

Courage to Run - Sunday, April 14, 10:30am, DuSable Harbor, Chicago. Run or walk a 5K to celebrate and encourage the rising wave of women running for office. Go here to register.
Committee Chairs Needed
This years Nominating Committee has been hard at work talking to members about filling openings for the 2019-2020 Board. Children and Youth, Observers, and the 2020 Nominating Committees still need chairs. Please consider stepping forward to volunteer.  Need more information on the responsibilities and time commitment? Then contact us with your questions. 
Advocacy Days
Cabrini Green Legal Aid, in partnership with other community groups will be traveling to Springfield to lobby legislators for several bills related to criminal justice reform and employment/housing opportunities. On April 3, advocates will take a bus down to Springfield while on April 9 and 10, they will taking the train down to Springfield.  Contact Beth Johnson for more information on how to join these groups in their important work.
Over 60 people attended each of our March 19 and 20 Candidate Forums. Thanks to the following volunteers who helped make each event run smoothly: Judith McDevitt, Beverly Graham, Kathy Balk, Diana Shea, Elizabeth Bach, Marge Massarello, Kathy Perry, Elan Long, Jane Hastings, and Peggy Kell. One more to go!!