Building a Just Commonwealth

Sept. 18-19, 2021

Register here for one or both days.


How can we build a Commonwealth that truly embodies the term “liberty and justice for all?” Find out how you can be the change we all want to see at the League of Women Voters of Virginia “Justice Weekend.”

Speakers include:

Dr. Janice Underwood, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer of Virginia

Paul Smith, J.D. Vice President for Litigation and Strategy at the Campaign Legal Center

Jennifer Mitchell, Director, Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation

We will cover a wide variety of justice topics during the weekend. so join us for the topics that matter most to you.

Criminal Justice

• Behavioral Health

• Gun Violence Protection

• Domestic Violence

Community Justice including:

• Affordable Housing

• Transportation

• Environment

Voting Justice

• Voter Access

• Election Security

• Money in Politics

• Redistricting

Youth Justice

• Education

• Child Care



Saturday, Sept. 18

10–11 a.m. Opening: Dr. Janice Underwood

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Criminal Justice – (Justice and the nexus with Behavioral Health)

12:30–1 p.m. Lunch Break

1-2:30 p.m.  Criminal Justice – (Gun Violence Protection and Domestic Violence)

2:30-3 p.m.  Break

3–4: 30 p.m. Community Justice – (Transportation, Affordable Housing and Environmental Justice)


Sunday, Sept. 19

12-1 p.m. Opening Speaker

1-3:30 p.m. Voting Justice – (Election Security, Money in Politics, Redistricting and Voting Access)

3:30-4 p.m. Break

4-5:30 p.m. Youth Justice (Childcare and Education)

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