Redistricting is LWV’s number one legislative priority this year. On Thursday, June 28 at 8pm redistricting experts Nick Stephanopoulos and Ruth Greenwood will be speaking to LWVUS Convention attendees. The program will be live-streamed on LWV’s Facebook page. Before the … Continue reading →
A thank you to LWV Arlington for sharing this timely resource (toolkit). Although not created by them, they are implementing many of the strategies and focusing on helping people with Disabilities to register to vote. There are a lot of … Continue reading →
Education (pre-K through 12 to align with League positions) has a special Facebook focus group now. Immigration, another hot topic has also been added. If you are passionate about either of these, then you can join and help us find … Continue reading →
The Women’s Rights Task Force reports and recommendations were approved today at the 2018 LWV-VA Council. Here are the explanation and the motion that were presented: Explanation: This Task Force has substantially completed the strict charge of its work to review … Continue reading →
Redistricting Reform: Are We Fighting Over the Right Number of Seats? A Small Math Problem with Huge Implications by Jacob Hurt, LWV-Fairfax Area 2020 will be a big year for the League. Protecting the Decennial Census and making sure the … Continue reading →
Conrad Shumadine, scholar and lawyer, considered to be “the expert” in communications law and First Amendment issues by many, spoke at an SHR League meeting on May 29. The meeting focused on the importance of local news to the health … Continue reading →
You’ve Been Gerrymandered! was the theme of a League of Women Voters meeting held in Salem on Saturday, May 19.
OneVirginia2021 brought their Deep Dive into Redistricting workshop to southwest Virginia, led by Executive Director Brian Cannon. The workshop focused on redistricting issues in Virginia as well as the status of current court cases around the country and recent developments in other states. Continue reading →
From Joan Porte, incoming President:
We have had two SIPS and Civility Programs already with two more scheduled.
March 6 – and was a trivia night on the VA Assembly – we had 28 guests.
April 25 was on “how to have that tough conversation” – 25 people were there
June 26 – we are having on featured Dreamer Kids – with the Arlington Dream Project
Sept 25 – we are having one featuring the Offenders Rights Group in Arlington OAR – and the restoration of felon rights.