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Events: Exploring the Role of Women in Local and National Politics

When: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 6:00 pm

Where: Harold Washington Library Center, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, 400 S. State St., Chicago

What: Join the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) as they host a discussion on the intersection of environmental leadership and political leadership with Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, NRDC Action Fund President Frances Beinecke, and Chicago-based activist Rebecca Sive, author of “Every Day is Election Day.” The program is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact NRDC by email.

Events: League of Women Voters of Illinois 2013 State of the State

When: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 11:15 am

Where: Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago

What: The 2013 State of the State will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the Presidential and Municipal Suffrage Act in 1913. A panel of women who hold elected office in Illinois will share their perspectives on running for office, why women’s votes matter, and why women’s political leadership is important.

Individual tickets begin at $110 and sponsorships are available. Reserve your place online.