Upcoming Events….


UPCOMING EVENTS

Check out our upcoming events and get involved in the resistance.

Our next general meeting is Oct. 24th at the Naperville Municipal Center from 7-9, unless otherwise noted. 

As always, your donations will help defray the costs of renting space for our meetings.

The following list of events is from the ACE–Naperville website:

STAND UP FOR DEMOCRACY

Every night until November 6th—rain or shine—@ 6 – 7 p.m.

Dandelion Fountain, on the Riverwalk, across from Nichols Library, Downtown Naperville, IL

Join Karen Peck, Naperville author-turned-activitst, for a peaceful demonstration urging voters to vote on November 6. Karen’s issues vary with the breaking news of the day, but for now, she’s highlighting immigrant children who have been separated from their parents by the NSA and the Justice Department. Karen’s action is part of Stand on Every Corner, a national grass roots movement.

LWV-NAPERVILLE FORUM: CANDIDATES FOR COUNTY SHERIFF, COUNTY CLERK, AND DUPAGE COUNTY BOARD, DISTRICT 5

Thursday, 10/4/18, @ 7 p.m.

North Central College, Old Main, 30 N. Brainard, Smith Hall, second floor

Candidates for DuPage County Board, District 5.

LWV-NAPERVILLE FORUM: CANDIDATES FOR COUNTY BOARD CHAIR, FOREST PRESERVE PRESIDENT, AND JUDICIAL CANDIDATES FOR 18TH CIRCUIT COURT

Friday, 10/5/18, @ 7 p.m.

Wentz Science Center, Ratio Hall (second floor), 125 S. Loomis, Naperville

YOUNG FEMINIST CONFERENCE

Saturday, 10/6/18, @ 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Chicago Teachers Union, 1901 W. Carroll Ave., Chicago

Join Cause and Effect Chicago for their third annual Young Feminist Conference. Feminists of all ages are welcome to attend our free conference to learn more about the issues that affect us here and now and how our collective voices and actions can create the change we want to see in our communities, cities, and the country. More information here.

CANDIDATE BOOT CAMP

Saturday, 10/6/18, @ 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

C.O.D. Culinary & Hospitality Center, Room 2001 above Waterleaf Restaurant, 3425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn

It’s not too early to learn about running for local office in April, 2019. More information here.

SETTLERS DAY PARADE

Sunday, 10/7/18, @ 9 – 11 a.m.

Marengo

Walk with the McHenry County Democrats in support of Lauren Underwood. More information here.

VOTER REGISTRATION

Sunday, 10/7/18, @ 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Naperville Public Libraries

Hosted by the League of Women Voters-Naperville. More information here.

STOP GERRYMANDERING: MAKE ELECTIONS MATTER AGAIN

Tuesday, 10/9/18, @ 7 p.m.

Naper Blvd Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd., Naperville

Speaker: Ruth Greenwood, senior legal counsel, voting rights and redistricting.

Sponsored by the AAUW.

CONVERSATIONS IN LOCAL DEMOCRACY: RESPONSIVENESS OF LOCAL OFFICIALS

Wednesday, 10/10/18, @ 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Citizens Advocacy Center, 182 N. York St., Elmhurst

More information about this and other topics of conversation here.

WOMEN’S MARCH TO THE POLLS

Saturday, 10/13/18, @ 9 a.m.

Grant Park, Chicago

March to the Polls for the 2018 elections. Hosted by Women’s March Chicago.

ACE members will take the train downtown for the rally and march. Join us here.

TOWN HALL FOR OUR LIVES

Saturday, 10/13/18, @ 6 – 9 p.m.

Etz Chaim Synagogue, 1710 S. Highland Ave., Lombard

Organized by the students of York High School, this student-led discussion will attempt to get answers from politicians about what they plan to do to protect citizens from gun violence. More information here.

LISLE TOWNSHIP DEMOCRATIC ORGANIZATION MONTHLY MEETING

Monday, 10/15/18, @ 7 – 9:30 p.m.

DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church, 1828 Old Naperville Rd., Naperville

NAPERVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING WITH CONTINUED DISCUSSION OF THE 5TH AVENUE PROJECT

Tuesday, 10/16/18, @ 7 p.m.

Naperville Municipal Center, City Council Chambers, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville

CITIZENS’ CLIMATE LOBBY OCTOBER MEETING

Wednesday, 10/17/18, @ 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

North Central College, Wentz Science Center, Room 256, 125 S. Loomis St., Naperville

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS-WHEATON CIVIC AWARENESS SERIES #4: THE IMPACT OF THE YOUTH VOTE

Thursday, 10/18/18, @ 7 – 9 p.m.

Cantigny Park, McCormick House, 1S151 Winfield Rd., Wheaton

Guest speaker: Shawn Healy, director, Democracy Program, and adjunct professor, University of Illinois-Chicago.

Please register here. Space is limited.

PROTEST AT PETER ROSKAM’S OFFICE WITH NUNS ON A BUS

Friday, 10/19/18, @ 10:30 a.m.

2700 International Drive, Suite 304, West Chicago

ACE OCTOBER MEETING: UPDATE ON IMMIGRATION AND REUNIFICATION

Sunday, 10/21/18, @ 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Community Room, 1st Congregational-UCC, 25 E. Benton Ave., Naperville

ACE will host a panel of three experts to bring us up to date on what’s happening at the Texas border, in Chicago with efforts to reunite displaced minors with their families, and in Naperville with local protests. This is an ongoing human rights issue that hasn’t gone away and must remain on our radar. More information here.

ADDISON TOWNSHIP DEMOCRATIC ORGANIZATION MONTHLY MEETING

Tuesday, 10/23/18, @ 7 – 8:15 p.m.

Addison Village Hall, 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison

CONVERSATIONS IN LOCAL DEMOCRACY: FREEDOM OF SPEECH

Wednesday, 10/24/18, @ 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Citizens Advocacy Center, 182 N. York St., Elmhurst

More information about this and other topics of conversation here.

REFUGEE ROUNDTABLE 2018

Wednesday, 10/24/18 – Friday, 10/26/18

Parkview Community Church, 764 Saint Charles Rd., Glen Ellyn

More information for time  here.

MID-TERM ELECTIONS

Tuesday, 11/6/18. Polls are open from 6 a.m.-7 p.m.

ELECTION NIGHT WATCH PARTY WITH ACE

Tuesday, 11/6/18, @ 7 – 10 p.m.

Community Room, 1st Congregational UCC, 25 E. Benton Ave., Naperville

Watch the breaking news with friends on laptops and TV. There will be plenty of good food and beverages, so please stop by for a visit or stay for the returns.

CITIZENS UNITED: MONEY TALKS

Tuesday, 11/13/18, @ 7 p.m.

Naper Blvd Library, 2035 S. Naper Blvd, Naperville

Speaker: Alyx Mark, Ph.D., associate professor of political science, North Central College.

Sponsored by the AAUW.

LWV-WHEATON CIVIC AWARENESS SERIES #5: CITIZENS CORRECTING CORRUPTION

Thursday, 11/15/18, @ 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Cantigny Park, McCormick House, 1 S 151 Winfield Rd., Wheaton

Guest speaker: Donna Limper, leadership team, Represent Us-DuPage County.

ACE NOVEMBER MEETING

Sunday, 11/18/18, @ 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Community Room, 1st Congregational Church-UCC, 25 E. Benton Ave., Naperville

John Perryman, M.D., from Physicians for a National Health Program, will discuss if single-payer or Medicare-for-all healthcare is possible.