An intrepid band of volunteers (most were Deputy Registrars) from Action Ridge and the Park Ridge League of Women Voters spent four hours registering students at Maine West High School on Tuesday 9/28 (National Voter Registration Day). Karen Yee Reid from the PRLWV organized and lead the effort. We registered 89 students today!!!!
Community members and representatives of Action Ridge, the League of Women’s Voters and AAUB for Equity signed the “Notorious RVG” and heard rousing speeches from former Illinois House Rep Lou Lang and Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul.
WEDNESDAY, 9/1 the ERA RV Rolls Into Park Ridge for Education, Voter Registration An RV promoting the ERA will make a stop in Park Ridge from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on September 1 in the parking lot of Park Ridge Community Church, 100 Courtland Ave. Volunteers from the League of Women Voters of Park Ridge andContinue reading “Voter Registration with the ERA RV ~ 9.1.21”
On March 11th at 7:00, we will be providing an opportunity for you to hear from every local candidate running in the April 6th election, whether opposed or not. These include the candidates for Alderperson, City Clerk, Mayor, Park District, D207 and D64. Each candidate will be given 4 minutes to reply to the questions belowContinue reading “March 11 Meeting ~ Candidate Forum”
Dear Action Ridgers, those of you who attended our “Policing in Park Ridge” virtual meeting on Thursday learned about the way vaping infractions are handled in D207. Alice Dobrinsky has done a great deal of research on this subject and has asked us to read the following information; and, if you so choose, take actionContinue reading “Important Information About the Vaping Ordinance.”
Action Ridge and LWVPR are joining together to get out the vote by holding a Drive-Thru Voter Registration in honor of National Voter Registration Day – September 22, 2020. It will be held at the Park Ridge Community Church parking lot from 7 a.m.-11 a.m. and 2 p.m-5 p.m. Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c4ea8a622abf58-drivethru We’ll beContinue reading “Getting Out the Vote–Sign Up to Help!!”
Minutes for the Action Ridge Zoom Meeting Voting Matters July 9, 2020 7:00-9:00 p.m. Liz Swanson hosted The Action Ridge Zoom meeting and gave an opening statement. She listed some Action Ridge victories that have occurred over the last month. Approximately 500 people attended The Peace and Prayer Vigil, which took place on June 2ndContinue reading “7/9 Voting Matters Meeting Minutes”
FROM THE WOMEN’S MARCH FOLKS Urgent Petition: We’re asking state election officials to make Vote by Mail available to all voters. We need to put as much pressure as we can on state governments to make Vote by Mail accessible for all. Can you represent voters in Illinois and sign our petition to makeContinue reading “Vote By Mail Petition”