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 →
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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: April 1, 2020, marks the kickoff of the 2020 Census. This process of counting will ensure that the political power, health, and safety of every community is maintained or enhanced in the upcoming decade. But communities that don’t get fully counted in 2020 will miss out for the next ten years. NOW is the time to get involved. … Continue reading →
From LWVUS: 54 years ago, the Voting Rights Act (VRA) was signed into law. But instead of commemorating the landmark voting rights legislation today, many advocates are in the trenches fighting to curb the voter suppression unleashed by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to gut it. Continue Reading HERE. … Continue reading →
From LWVUS: It’s time to stop the violence. Legislation with common sense solutions to prevent gun violence will protect our children, our citizens and help restore our public confidence. Tell Congress to move forward with common sense gun legislation. Add your voice to that of the millions of children, parents and concerned Americans calling on Congress to move legislation that ends … Continue reading →