The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
The analysis reveals that the average time since release and completion of parole or probation is 11.1 years. The average age of this population is 45.9 years. Previous to his April 22nd order, Governor McAuliffe offered immediate restoration of rights to nonviolent felons and imposed a 3-year waiting period on any violent felons. According to this analysis, 93.4% of individuals covered by the April 22nd order would have been qualified before that date.
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Where? At the beautiful Virginia Diocesan Center at Roslyn, 8727 River Road, Richmond, VA. 23229
Who? Two members from each local League (preferably the president and another officer) plus the State Board will be voting members at the Council business meeting from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Who else? Every Leaguer is urged to come as your state board is planning a very useful program
What program? Tentative plans call for a panel of Millennials who will give us insights into how we might reach and involve them (11:00-12:30), some updated information about expanded voter service initiatives, (during lunch from 12:30 to 2:00) and a series of League related workshops. (2:00 -2:45).
Food? Registrants at 9:00 will find coffee and snacks on hand, a cookie break will occur midmorning and the lunch is guaranteed to be delicious.
Overnight? Accommodations are available to persons wishing to stay overnight. More information to come.
In conclusion? Mark your calendars for June 4.
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