This event from University High School on February 24, 2022, 7:00 pm is free and virtual. Register here.
Join this Zoom Webinar on Tuesday, February 22, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, offered by LWV of Glenview-Glencoe, RAIN (Racial Awareness in the North Shore), Northbrook Public Library. Register here (Note: Northbrook library card not required.)
Assistant Professor Adrien Sebro examines the history of Black representation in television sitcoms and explains how shows like Amos 'n' Andy, Sanford & Son, Good Times, The Jeffersons, Martin and Living Single have addressed social issues. Assistant Professor Sebro teaches at the University of Texas at Austin in the Department of Radio-Television-Film. His scholarship specializes in critical media studies at the intersections of television, film, comedy, gender, and African Diaspora studies.
Adapted from Champaign County Clerk press release provided Feb. 11, 2022 from Chief Deputy Clerk Angie Patton
The Champaign County Clerk’s office is calling ALL artists in Champaign County! Our beloved I Voted sticker needs to be updated and what better way to make it happen than by inserting art into democracy. We want you to design the next I Voted sticker. A winner will be selected from each category Kindergarten through age 55 and up. The winning designs will be made into stickers and used in the 2022 Elections!
See the contest web page for all information, including the list of age groups, contest rules, submission requirements, and judging processes.
Submissions are due on or before 12:00 pm April 1, 2022.
On February 9, LWVCC's Timely Topic series featured a presentation by Karen Simms, Founding Director of Trauma and Resilience Initiative, Inc. This video is now available on LWVCC's YouTube site .
The trauma created in our community by gun violence and the pandemic makes this topic especially timely. Karen Simms is a community leader, therapist and nationally recognized presenter who addresses the root causes of community violence and focuses on coalition building and integrated care and wellness. She received the “Freedom Fighter” award from the CU chapter of the NAACP in 2019.
For more information, see this League Event announcement.
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