Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
7pm
Park Forest Village Hall
350 Victory Drive
Park Forest, IL 60466
Census Education. Siobhan Greene, issues specialist on the census with the LWVIL, will explain what we need to know and how we can help to see that everyone is counted in the upcoming census.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
7pm
Park Forest Library
400 Lakewood Boulevard
Park Forest, IL 60466
Redistricting/Gerrymandering. Member Doug Price will explain the issues of gerrymandering and redistricting.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
7pm
Park Forest Library
400 Lakewood Boulevard
Park Forest, IL 60466
Firearems Restraining Orders. You may have been hearing recently about "Red Flag Laws." Illinois already has one! Come hear how an individual can arrange to have firearms removed from an individual who presents a threat.

A representative of the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence (ICHV) has announced that Speak for Safety Illinois will be leading a community training & conversation on the recently-enacted Firearms Restraining Order law. This law allows family and household members to petition the courts for a civil order to temporarily remove firearms from someone exhibiting dangerous behaviors. We'll be discussing the law, the process of obtaining one of these orders, and ways to get involved in implementation of the new law. We will answer questions about the law, and address concerns about it as well.

Thursday, January 9, 2020
7pm
Tall Grass Arts Center
367 Artists Walk
Park Forest, IL 60466
Annual Social/Fundraiser. This popular annual event will again include a silent auction, wine (including champagne), soft drinks, and delicious snacks and desserts.

Items for the silent auction should be taken to Tall Grass Arts Center by 12/28/19. Check with Tall Grass to make sure it is open