Check out our upcoming events and get involved in the resistance.
ERA PHONE BANKING
Thursday, 5/3/18, @ 6:30 – 9 p.m.
1 E. Benton St., Aurora, IL
Join Indivisible Aurora to phone bank for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment in the Illinois House. If Illinois ratifies, only one more state is needed for the ERA to be added to the U.S. Constitution. Click here for more information.
AAUW COLLECTION OF BOOKS, CDS, DVDS, AND VINYL RECORDS FOR ANNUAL JUNE BOOK SALE
Saturday, 5/5/18, @ 9 a.m. – noon
Knox Presbyterian Church, 1105 Catapla Lane, Naperville, IL
Please bring your donations. Money raised by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will provide college scholarships and educational opportunities for women. For more information, click here.
ERA RALLY AND LOBBY DAY IN SPRINGFIELD
Tuesday, 5/8/18,@ 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Illinois State Capitol, 401 S. 2nd Street, Springfield, IL
Join ACE, ERA Illinois, the Women’s March, Friends Who March, the League of Women Voters, and others to rally in Springfield to finally pass the Equal Rights Amendment. There are free buses available from both ERA Illinois and the Women’s March. Click here for more information.
CIVICS 101: EDUCATIONAL SERIES HOSTED BY WE CAN LEAD CHANGE-FOX VALLEY
Thursday, 5/10/18, @ 7 – 8:30 p.m.
St. Charles Library, Lower Level, Huntley Room, 1 S. 6th Ave., St. Charles, IL
Wish you could remember what you learned in Civics Class? Want to know your responsibilities as a citizen? Richard Keifer, political science professor and Plainfield Planning Commissioner, will discuss these questions and more as he tackles the subject of state and local civics.
UN-HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY FROM PETER ROSKAM: A DEMONSTRATION TO PROTECT YOUR MOM
Thursday, 5/10/18, @ 6 – 7 p.m.
Rep. Roskam’s Barrington Office, 200 S. Hough St., Barrington, IL
To pay for the massive deficits the new Republican Tax Code has created, Rep. Roskam now wants to legislate massive cuts to Medicare and Social Security. If you love your mother and grandmother, please join CBIL6 in this friendly civic action. For more information, click here.
Saturday, 5/19/18, @ 9 – 11 a.m.
Pioneer Park, 1212 S. Washington, Naperville, IL
Join the League of Women Voters-Naperville to help with the annual River Sweep along the DuPage River.
ACE MAY MEETING: FOCUS ON THE ENVIRONMENT
Sunday, 5/20/18, @ 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Community Room at the 1st Congregational ICC, 25 E. Benton Ave., Naperville, IL
Join us as we welcome Jeff Gahris from the Sierra Club and Illinois Solar Energy Association, IBEW Labor Advocate Harry Ohde, Tim Banas from the Citizens Climate Lobby, and Steve Jones and ACE member Pete Fales who worked to update our meeting space building. Topics will include the FEJA and its impact on green energy growth and development, future jobs and training in green technology, the Carbon Fee and Dividend, and what it takes to update older buildings and make them more environmentally friendly.
INDIVISIBLE NAPERVILLE MAY MEETING
Wednesday, May 23 @7PM
Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle Ave., Naperville
Join us and learn about Deep Canvassing, aka how to talk to Republicans and Independents about issues and our democracy. Then practice your new-found skills in a relaxed atmosphere.
ILLINOIS DEMOCRATIC WOMEN OF WILL COUNTY 2ND ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE DAY
Wednesday, 5/23/18, @ 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
State Capitol, Springfield, IL
Don’t miss this opportunity to tour the Illinois State Capitol and to meet some of our legislators. Registration is $20 for adults and $5 for school-aged children and covers group transportation and lunch costs. For more information or to register, click here.
NAPERVILLE TOWNSHIP DEMOCRATS MONTHLY MEETING
Thursday, 5/31/18, @ 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Naperville Municipal Center, Meeting Room B, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville, IL
All are welcome to join or attend a meeting and see what’s going on. Join the blue wave! Click here for more information.
NAPERVILLE WEAR ORANGE PICNIC FOR PEACE
Saturday, 6/2/18, @ noon – 2 p.m.
Knoch Knolls Nature Center, 320 Knoch Knolls Rd., Naperville, IL
Join Moms Demand Action for music, food, and speakers. Children are welcome. Bring a friend! For more information, click here.
AAUW’S BOOK AND MEDIA SALE TO SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN
Wednesday, 6/6/18, @ 6 – 9 p.m.
Thursday, 6/6/18, @ 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday, 6/8/18, @ 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, 6/9/18, @ 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Washington Junior High School, 201 N. Washington St., Naperville, IL
Kick off the summer and support AAUW’s scholarships for women at the same time! Pick up a stack of good books at bargain prices to read as you swing in your hammock. Click here for more information.
AURORA PRIDE PARADE
Sunday, June 17, 12PM
Join Indivisible Aurora for the inaugural Aurora Pride Parade in downtown Aurora.
Thursday, 6/21/18, @ TBD
This is a follow-up to the Clean Energy Forum hosted at the IBEW Hall in January.
ILLINOIS DEMOCRATIC WOMEN OF WILL COUNTY SUMMER MEMBERSHIP MEETING: POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT
Saturday, 7/28/18, @ 9:30 a.m. – noon
Rasmussen College, 1400 W. Normantown Rd., Romeoville, IL
This is the organization’s membership meeting. Dues are $25 per year. This event is $10 for non members. The focus will be on political engagement with an opportunity to meet some general election candidates. For more information, click here.
Future Indivisible Naperville will resume in the fall as we make the final push to November 6; all will be held at the Naperville Municipal Center from 7-9, unless otherwise noted. Check back over the summer for updates to our calendar.
As always, your donations will help defray the costs of renting space for our meetings.