Thursday, September 15, 2016
On Tuesday, September 27, from 6:00 - 8:30 pm, the League of Women Voters of Plainfield, in Partnership with National Voter Registration Day, will host "Give Voice to Your Community," a voter empowerment forum. The event will be held in the Plainfield High School Cafeteria (use the Kenyon Avenue entrance), where voters will learn how to evaluate candidates, know what to expect from their elected officials and city government, and receive additional information on various city agencies and commissions. The League's community sponsors include the City of Plainfield, the Board of Education, the Plainfield Youth Commission,the Plainfield Advisory Commission on Hispanic Affairs, the Human Relations Commission, CJA Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Social Action Committee, Omicron Chi Chapter Omega Psi Phi, the Unitarian Society of Plainfield (Social Justice Committee), the National Association of University Women, and the Union County Board of Elections. There will be voter registration at this event, voting machine demonstrations for new voters, and the League's one-of-a-kind "VOTE 411" backpacks will be given away free to the first fifty attendees. Free election calendars will also be available to attendees. Refreshments will be served.