Updates and Events

The Democratic Women of the South Suburbs Education Forum

Event Date and Time: 

September 27, 2014 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Event Location: 
School District 227 Administrative Office
20550 South Cicero Avenue
Matteson , IL

The Democratic Women of the South Suburbs will host a public forum to discuss the following topics:

  • Public vs. Charter Schools
  • Proper nutrition vs. food thrown in the garbage
  • Academic classes vs. no time for non-academic classes (gym/art/music)
  • Bullying/school violence vs. school no tolerance policy
  • Teaching vs. teaching to the test
  • Educational excellence depending on your zip code (school funding)
  • Is race a factor in educational testing scores
  • How do American students stack up against other global students


  • Senator Toi Hutchinson
  • Representative William “Will” Davis
  • Al Llorens, Secretary Treasurer of Illinois Education Association
  • Yvonne Perkins, Retired Teacher/Political Activist
  • Ralph Martire, Center for Tax and Budget Accountability
  • Dr. Delores Woods, Vice-President of School Board 227
  • Dr. Gregory Jackson, District 144 School Board Member

Free Admission - Free Parking.  RSVP to ildwss@gmail.com