The League of Women Voters of Chicago is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. We influence public policy through education and advocacy.

Book Discussion Group

What would an antiracist society look like? How we can play an active role in building it? Join us to discuss Ibram X. Kendi's book "How to Be an Antiracist." (Note: Dr. Kendi will not be in attendance.) A New York Times Best Seller, "How to Be an Antiracist" reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism.This program is the second in a three-part discussion series hosted by LWV Chicago's Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. The final discussion will take place on March 24.

Chicago in Focus
Event Date: 
Mar 24 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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The Union League Club

Is moderate and low income housing becoming a thing of the past in Chicago? Will Chicago's economic and employee base be hampered by the inability of people to find adequate housing?


Ranked choice voting and poll watching to check on new voting equipment are hot topics in this election season and were among the issues discussed at our recent briefing on the Primary Election, scheduled for March 17.

Housing Report

Making good on a campaign promise to address the shortage of affordable housing in the city, Mayor Lightfoot has released new rules for allocating federal low-income housing tax credits.