Coffee and Conversations: Raising up tomorrow's leaders
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The League of Women Voters of Jo Daviess County hosted an online event on Saturday, Coffee and Conversation: Raising up Tomorrow’s Leaders.
President Shari Kochman & Vice President Kathy Pearson presented a brief history of the League of Women Voters both at the national and local levels.
Then Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) spoke to her background in public office and the importance of service. She also fielded questions from the audience.
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LWV Jo Daviess County
The League of Women Voters is nonpartisan, but political. The League does not support or oppose candidates or political parties. The League does work to influence public policy through citizen education and advocacy, and encourages our members to be politically active.
Our local League formed in 1981 by a group who wanted to be informed and active on local, state, and federal issues.
The League was founded in Chicago in 1920 by leaders of the women's suffrage movement to educate new
women voters and fight for social reform.