Campaign to Build Democracy for the 21st Century Citizen Advocacy Center will be hosting a gala at Carlisle Banquets in Lombard on March 23, 2019, to celebrate its 25th year of operation. CAC is an award-winning, non-profit, non-partisan free community legal organization. It operates through the use of community lawyers who protect the public’s assets and promote meaningful … Continue reading Illinois’ 41st Governor, Pat Quinn, Headlines CAC’s Anniversary Gala
What rules do Elk Grove High School students propose for our elected officials? Heidi Graham, President of our League of Women Voters local chapter, asked students what decorum they expect from politicians. Below are our students' rules for politics: No interrupting Be open-minded Respect other opinions Argue using facts Free media No name … Continue reading Rules for Politics!
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ISSUE, VISIT: Inside Climate News DO YOU LIVE IN AN OIL TRAIN BLAST ZONE OR EVACUATION ZONE? Enter your address here and find out. Waiting until you have a problem in your own backyard is the wrong way to find out how important civic participation is. - Gerri Songer, … Continue reading A Very Rude Awakening!
Mock Election - EGHS October 11, 2018 MOCK ELECTION RESULTS: Civic Engagement Day - EGHS Oct 11, 2018 Of the approximately 1,900 students attending Elk Grove High School, only 5.2% participated in the Mock Election facilitated by Stacey Tobin of League of Women Voters on October 11, 2018. Why so low? The most consistently stated … Continue reading Results Are In!
KEYNOTE: Heidi Graham, President of LWV - Local Chapter (Arlington Heights-Mount Prospect-Buffalo Grove Area including Prospect Heights-Wheeling-Elk Grove Village) (transcript) My name is Heidi Graham, a mom of kids about your age, a daughter who is a sophomore at Emerson University in Boston, and a son who is a sophomore at Prospect, and … Continue reading Why Young People Should Vote