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Board members Helene Gabelnick, Pat Graunke, Margaret Herring, Sameena Mustafa and Pat Vogtman are stepping down, and we owe them our most heartfelt appreciation for all they’ve contributed. The Board members serving new terms will be elected at the Annual Meeting.

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The Board has approved changes to the bylaws governing our organization and operation. Several of these changes involve financial administration of the League.

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Far more African American and Hispanic individuals are being infected with COVID-19 and dying from it. While African Americans make up about 15% of the population of Illinois, they account for 42% of deaths from COVID-19.

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Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation that makes sweeping changes to the way voters will cast their ballots in the upcoming General Election. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we urge voters to take advantage of these reforms—vote by mail or vote early!

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On May 22, Illinois state lawmakers made sweeping changes to the way voters will cast their ballots in the upcoming General Election. As a result of this legislation, all election authorities will be urging voters to vote by mail or vote early due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The sun is out (at least some of the time). Temperatures are rising (every so often). We’d all like to spend time outdoors. But how to do that, in the midst of a viral pandemic?

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Criminal justice reform is a crucial issue across the country. The United States incarcerates more people than any other country, destroying families and communities, and spending billions of dollars without really improving public safety.

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As we enter another month of social distancing, I want to take the opportunity to renew the call to make sure you’ve completed the 2020 census!

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The prospect of voting by mail is becoming increasingly popular. However, major funding and logistical issues stand in the way.

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The Board recognized that this election will present challenges related to social distancing and safety issues. They discussed various solutions at their latest meeting.

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