The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
We will meet in the community room at the Winnetka Park District, 540 Hibbard Road, as we have in previous years. Members should gather at 9:15, and the meetings will begin promptly at 9:30 a.m. The meetings will be in the morning unless otherwise noted. We strongly encourage you to come, particularly if you have an issue or interest that you would like us to pursue.
Wednesday, June 6th: First Lunch/Lecture:
Topic: The Sources of North Korean Conduct
Speaker: Bruce Cumings, Ph.D.
Professor of History, University of Chicago
11:30 Reception; 12 PM Lunch; 1 PM Speaker
Wednesday, July 11th: Second Lunch/Lecture
Topic: Political Polarization in American Politics
Speaker: Laurel Harbridge-Yong, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies
11:30 Reception-----12:00 Lunch----1:00 Speaker
$30 Per Luncheon or both Luncheons for $55 (purchased by June 4)
Reservation information available shortly.
BECOME A WNK LEAGUE OBSERVER
Find out about your village schools, library or other board whose work appeals to you. Learn about the issues that board is dealing with in its meetings and get that information to our League. Job requires an evening or two a month plus a brief monthly summary of that board's major activities. An opportunity to know more about where we live! Observers are needed for the following village boards:
Village Board of Trustees: Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth
Schools: Winnetka District #36; Northfield District #29, Avoca District #37; Kenilworth District #38
Library: Winnetka-Northfield; Kenilworth
Parks: Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth Park Districts
For more information, call or email Pat Balsamo, 847.446.2785 or firstname.lastname@example.org