FOCUS ON: CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD Today’s review of the CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD (CRC) and PROTOCOLS thereto is the sixth in a year-long series of reviews of United Nations human rights conventions and treaties. The reviews are written by a team of League members from across the country who are inspired by the League’s … Continue reading →
In This Issue: From Our President, Deb Wake “What’s in Your Toolkit” – LWV-VA Workshop Report Governor Northam Announces 2019–2020 Governor’s High School Voter Registration Challenge VOTE411.org Virginia Museum of History & Culture Appeal From LWV UN on Women’s Rights From LWV UN on Persons With Disabilities Redistricting Update LWVUS Volunteer Lobby Corps September 2019: Voting Rights LWV-VA Scholarship Fund … Continue reading →
View this post on Instagram A post shared by League of Women Voters of VA (@lwv_va) on Aug 29, 2019 at 10:11am PDT … Continue reading →
Governor Northam Announces 2019–2020 Governor’s High School Voter Registration Challenge Learn More Here https://lwv-va.org/virginiahsvr/ Governor’s full Press Release can be found at http://bit.ly/2m7w2PD RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced the 2019–2020 Governor’s High School Voter Registration Challenge. High schools across the Commonwealth will have the opportunity to compete to register the highest percentage of their voting-age population. Schools that reach or exceed 65 … Continue reading →
How? By registering voters of course. Here are some photos of their voter registration activities: … Continue reading →
If you attended the Workshops, we really want to hear from you about your experiences. Please take a few minutes to fill out this form https://lwv-va.org/2019-lwv-va-workshops/2019-workshop-attendees-report/.
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From LWVUS: In the Senate, the For the People Act faces an uphill battle. But we know that because of the tremendous work we’ve already done to mobilize the effort around this bill, that we can move this forward. Read more HERE. … Continue reading →
From LWVUS: Contact your Senators about life-saving legislation to end gun violence today! Now is the time for us to act. Now is the time for us to make it clear to our members of Congress that saving lives from gun violence should be a priority. We cannot wait for the next mass shooting. We must act today. Take Action … Continue reading →
At 3 PM on the 10th, the registration form for LWV-VA 2019 Leadership Workshops will no longer be available. That means you don’t have long before you will be out of time.
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