League of Women Voters® of Evanston
2100 Ridge Avenue, Room 1030 • Evanston, IL 60201
847-859-7883

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Serving the people of Evanston & Skokie, Illinois, since 1922.

For a complete description of committees as well as officer positions on LWVE download the manual here.

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League of Women Voters of Evanston


Download the form here, indicate your interest area(s),
scan and submit to LWVEvanston@gmail.com or mail to 
LWVE, 2100 Ridge Avenue, Room 1030, Evanston, IL 60201


Standing Committees

  • Communications Committee (help with overall strategy and tasks including event publicity, social media, and internal and external communications)
  • Membership Committee (help with member recruitment and retention including League 101s, outreach to new and prospective members, and renewal process)
  • Voter Services Committee (voter registration, get out the vote, candidate forums)
  • Development Committee (help plan spring fundraiser)
  • Events Committee (help plan monthly luncheons and/or evening educational programs)
  • Observer Corps (attend and write brief reports on meetings of City Council or its committees)
  • ETHS Scholarship Committee (selection committee for annual scholarship)
  • Intercom (LWVE newsletter) Help to write or edit articles

Program Areas for 2018-19

  • Environment (Reduced carbon emissions, protection of Lake Michigan and Isabella Woods)
  • Evanston Boards, Committees, and Commissions
  • Equity and Empowerment
  • City Clerk study
  • State-/county-wide efforts to improve political and fiscal accountability

           

Partnerships

  • Voter Participation Action Coalition
  • Joining Forces for Affordable Housing
  • Citizens Greener Evanston

Other ways to help

  • One-time event assistance (e.g., help at a luncheon registration table, holiday reception, holiday gift wrapping, 4th of July parade, Farmers Market outreach, etc.)
  • Office volunteer (One week/month or less: spend about an hour checking voicemail, email, and office mail)
  • Drinks and Dialogue (help plan one or more of our quarterly social gatherings)
  • This Is Evanston – help revise LWVE’s guide to city government/Evanston history​