Making Democracy Work
|Date & Time||Place||Description|
|Wednesday, July 25, 2018
|Highland Park Public Library
Laural & St. Johns
|League Book Group Meeting.
Our next Book Group meeting will be in the Brenner Room of the Highland Park Library.
We will discuss "The Retreat of Western Liberalism by Edward Luce.
Luce makes a statement about the crisis of liberal democracy of which western leadership is not the cause, but a deeply alarming symptom.
|Sunday, August 26, 2018
|Stevenson Center on Democracy
25200 N. St. Mary's Rd.,
Mettawa, IL 60048
|THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE - Its History, Impact on Democracy, and a Plan for Change.
Stevenson Center $15 admission.
The Electoral College is a puzzling system that often has people scratching their heads about how it works and why we use it. Hear why we should abolish it: What to Do and How to Do It.
|Tuesday, August 28, 2018
|Highland Park Police Station Training Room
1677 Old Deerfield Rd., Highland Park
|LWV HP/HWD FIRST MEETING - ENVIRONMENT|
TOWARD RENEWABLE ENERGY IN OUR HOMES & COMMUNITIES.
A panel will include coordinators of the Chicago Climate Group in collaboration with the 350.org Fossil Free Fast Campaign and a representative of our city government.
A video clip will show the importance of a rapid transmission from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources in every community across the states. The panel will conclude with a presentation of what is happening here in Highland Park and the surrounding municipalities to reduce reliance on fossil fuels.
|Tuesday, September 25, 2018
|Nationwide||NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY.
Since 2012 National Voter Registration Day is a national holiday celebrating our democracy. Volunteers and organizations from all over the country will "hit the streets" in a single day of coordinated field, technology and media efforts.