Meeting October 11, 2018

Action Ridge; Thursday, 10/11/2018, 7:00

100 Courtland Ave – Lower Level

We promote principles of Democracy: inclusion, Respect, Equity and the Health of our Planet.  Truth Matters!

7:00-7:20 Presentation of awards to school children for the Get Out the Vote poster contest by Roger Micus, who generously gave the money for the prizes.

7:20-7:45 Review of Gun Violence Prevention efforts

  1. Run-down of the Coalition phone calls.
  2. Petitions urging Governor Rauner to sign SB 337, the Gen Dealer Licensing Act—pass out petitions to get others to sign.
  3. Report regarding the donations for The Institute for NonViolence—rescheduled the canoe trip
  4. Description of the presentation by Tara Dabney and her partner at the Community Church luncheon
  5. Positive response from Kathleen Sances of G-PAC regarding speaking at our November meeting

7:45—8:15 Taking action and encourage Voting. 

  1. Report on registering voters at the Senior Living Centers and Maine South High School
  2. Plans to follow up with voter education
  3. Run-down of the meeting to explain the District 207 referendum
  4. Details of the March to the Polls on October 13th
  5. Pledge to become involved in one action to ‘get out the vote’, including canvassing neighborhoods.

8:15-8:45 Update from the Candidate Forum on 9/27 held by the LWVPR

8:45-9:00 Encouraging words and sing-along

Next Meeting: November 8th—Kathleen Sances of G-PAC

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