• #Chiwomenvote

     

     

     

     

    Celebrate the power of Community

     

  • We build community By Sharing Food and stories.

     

    ChiWomenVote is an open and nonpartisan network made up of people from all parts of Chicago regardless of age, race, education, gender, or political identity. Our goal is to convene and connect by celebrating the power of our voice and our vote.

  • Upcoming:

    2022 Illinois Primary Early Vote Potluck

    Sat, June 4, 2022
    10:30 AM – 12:30 PM CST

    Potluck: Chicago Loop
    Early Vote: 191 N Clark

     

    Knowing that everyone has different needs, there are three ways to be involved this year:

    Attend: please Register

    Invite: email chiwomenvote@gmail.com if you are interested to join the host committee and commit to inviting 5 friends.

    Organize: If June 4th does not work for you, please host your own early voting event. We will hold brief Q&A sessions, for anyone who is interested. Please email chiwomenvote@gmail.com.

  • PAST Events

    2020 Debate Watch Parties

    Oct. 7, 15, 22, 2020

    Join us at 7PM at the Lakeshore East Beer + Food Garden. Debate starts at 8. Free to attend. Cash bar.

    2020 Primary Election Early Vote Potluck

    Sat, March 7, 2020

    Bring dish to share, meet new friends, and then walk together to vote.

    2020 Presidential Debate Watch Parties

    Fall 2019

    Join us at Bar Takito in Chicago's West Loop for the Presidential Debates.

    2020 Presidential Candidates Meet and greets

    Spring/Summer 2019

    Chiwomenvote is partnering with Smart Mamas and Illinois Women for Hillary to create Illinois Women Vote, a nonpartisan network aimed at engaging women in the 2020 elections. Our goal is to provide individuals the opportunity to meet with the candidates, learn about their policies and positions, and engage in the campaigns. Together, we reach approximately 10,000 women. For information on upcoming events, visit www.illinoiswomenvote.com.

    2017 Illinois Gubernatorial Early Vote Convos

    Fall 2017

    ChiWomenVote’s #EarlyVoteConvo + Networking Potluck is an opportunity for Illinois' gubernatorial candidates and potential voters to interact in a series of moderated 60 minute town hall meetings with question and answer session. Photos.

    2016 General Election early Vote Potluck

    October 2016

    In October 2016, ChiWomenVote launched a nonpartisan “Early Vote Potluck.” The goal was to make voting a celebratory and community driven process. Each attendee brought a dish to share, networked, and then walked together to a central polling location in the Loop. Highlights include: approximately 450 women from all parts of Chicago attended and trended #1 on Twitter.

    Photos. 

  • Get Involved Today

    We can't do this without you

    Show Up

    Come to our events, or create your own!

    Tell a friend

    Invite friends or let us know who we should connect with.

    Join A Host Committee

    Commit to bringing 5 friends to any event.

  • Resources

    Registration, Polling Locations and candidate information

    Who do I vote for?

    Learn about the candidates.

    Check out BallotReady, a women-founded, Chicago-based startup that provides information on candidates by party, issue or race.

    How do I register?

    Voter Registration.

    You can register online or in-person on the day of. Click here to learn more more.

    Where do I go?

    Polling Locations.

    Click here to find out information on dates, times, and locations.

  • Connect With Us

    don't hesitate to reach out.