LWV-VA Announces “Advocacy Tracking Contest” for 2018 Virginia Legislative Session (Contest is for League Members Only! Your designated “tracker” person will use this for tracking your contacts Spread-Sheet for Tracking Legislative Contacts-1) Last year, LWV-VA received a very healthy grant, which …Continue reading →
The UN Women Annual Report 206-2017 is available to read online or to download as a pdf file. It is full of some great information that many of our members will enjoy! To access these documents go to: http://www.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/publications/2017/6/annual-report-2016-2017 The Annual …Continue reading →
All League roster updates are due by January 31st, 2018. Start the new year off by getting your updates in early! Let’s celebrate the growth the League has seen in 2017 by ensuring that all new members are counted. LWVUS …Continue reading →
The Program Planning Leaders’ Guide is now available with an introductory letter from LWVUS President Chris Carson. Responses from local and state Leagues and ILOs are due by March 1, 2018. Program planning will culminate with adoption of a program …Continue reading →
A huge “THANK YOU” to Carolyn Rude, President LWV Montgomery County VA for taking notes during the WLRT Pre-Session and sharing them with us! Wonderful speakers discussed many important issues that are likely to come up in the form of bills before the Legislature.
Another huge “THANK YOU” must go to the team that put this event together: Event Coordinator Lynn Johnston and the Legislative team of Valarie Fillgrove and Mary Chruchfield.
Click the image below to open the file and see the many topics covered during this annual “kick-off” to the 2018 Virginia Legislative Session!
A collection of talking points on the ERA have now been added to the Women’s Issues page on LWV-VA.org. You’ll find the page link under the main menu item Action & Advocacy in a drop down menu. Or, click here: http://lwv-va.org/womens-issues/ …Continue reading →
If you want to learn more about taking action on issues, there is a great podcast from “What Would Alice Paul Do?”. https://www.alicepaulpodcast.com/podcast/2017/10/29/episode-9-get-ready-to-take-local-action Along with the podcast, you will find a list of ideas and some very useful toolkits from LWV-US. …Continue reading →
Oct. 5, 2017 Statement from LWV-VA on Las Vegas Shooting Once again, Americans are faced with the news of another horrific mass shooting, this time in Las Vegas. At this writing, a lone gunman killed at least 58 and injured more …Continue reading →
We are looking for members interested in helping with our communications system. In particular, we could really use some help with graphic designs such as those used for our website, email, and Facebook. Here are some of the specific topic …Continue reading →