105 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg, VA, 23185
(click here for conference center website)

Registration fee is $60 and is non-refundable.
Please use the online registration form found by using this link https://goo.gl/forms/KLNbv0oa81jTBjgh1

If you cannot use the link, please print this form http://bit.ly/2B1FBpY and complete it. Send it with your check made payable to LWV of Virginia to:

LWV of Virginia 2018 Workshops
804 Ridge Place
Falls Church, VA 22046-3630

The Woodlands Conference Center is where the Workshops are being held. The meetings will be held in the downstairs Oak Room with Luncheon in the adjacent Cascade Room. Coffee/pastry for the morning welcome to start of a busy day then cookies during the break and at departure time. There is plenty of lobby and outdoor patio space available for small groups to continue their discussions and do some networking after workshops are concluded.

By staying at the Woodlands, you will have access to the pool, splash pool for kids, and golf as well as free parking and breakfasts. See all the amenities on their website at https://www.colonialwilliamsburghotels.com/accommodations/williamsburg-woodlands/

Special Hotel Reservation Information

Special rate for League members is $109 plus tax for a total of $122 per double occupancy. That rate extends 3 days before and 3 days after the event, so you can bring family/friends for a mini-vacation while exploring Historic Williamsburg.

Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis, so you need to make your reservations quickly! For reservations, contact Woodlands Hotel/reservations at 757-229-1000 and advise them it is for the LWV Room Block.


LWV-VA Fall Workshop

8:00 – 9:15 Registration

8:45 – 9:15 Local League Presidents Pre-session Briefing: Things you need to know

9:15 Plenary

  • Greeting and Welcome Sue Lewis, LWV-VA President, Mary Schilling, President LWV-WA Host League

  • 2018 LWVUS Convention through the Eyes of a Local League

9:30 Membership and capacity building … “Attracting and Energizing

  • Transformational Journey

  • Attracting New and Engaging Current Members

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Local Leagues Exchange Community Building and Ideas

  • Fund-raising, Revenue Development, How to Use Social Media

11:00 Voter Outreach/Access

  • Redistricting

  • Registration

  • Voting Rights

    • Election system and process security

    • Voter access

  • VOTE411

  • All About Debates

12:30 Lunch

1:30 Advocacy

  • Advocacy vs Lobbying

  • Behavioral Health

  • Education

  • Election Integrity

  • ERA Ratification

  • Gun Viohttp://www.knightsodyssey.com/lence Prevention:

3:00 Adjourn

NOTE: This year there will be no breakout sessions. Everyone will have access to everything as panels and issues leaders do presentations.

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