Re: Goals of the Virginia Crime Commission and objectives for legislation Mr. Chairman and Members, You have been given a mandate to establish urgent and vigorous action to prevent the deaths, the violent deaths, of Virginians by guns. Accept this mantle of leadership and responsibility to take necessary steps to prevent violence and provide security. It will take energy and …Continue reading →
Morgan Johns’ testimony before the Virginia State Crime Commission hearings on proposed Gun Safety Legislation. Here is her statement: (You can see the full video here https://virginiageneralassembly.gov/house/committees/commstream.html) Good afternoon, My name is Morgan Johns and I appreciate the opportunity to speak today. Young people are always looking down at their phones, aren’t they? Scrolling through selfies, sunsets – …Continue reading →
President Deb Wake represented the League of Women Voters® of Virginia during the public comments session of the Virginia State Crime Commission hearings on proposed Gun Safety Legislation. Here is her statement: (You can see the full video here https://virginiageneralassembly.gov/house/committees/commstream.html) The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization formed nearly 100 years ago out of the Suffragist Movement. …Continue reading →
Take a look at the new VOTE411.org website (https://www.vote411.org/) and start thinking about things you can do to help citizens use it effectively. People have gotten used to a certain look and now that it has changed, there may be some confusion and frustration.
When you are at events, be sure to have phones, tablets, or laptops available so that you can show it to folks and see if they have any questions. But, before you do that, take a few minutes to run through it yourself and see what has changed.
#SheIsMeLWV proves that when we work together, we get things done. Support the amazing women fighting to preserve voting rights through redistricting reform, voter education, and public outreach! https://lwv-va.org/donate/
Nearly two dozen Ohio groups and individuals, including @lwvohio, are asking the state’s top elections official for a list of voters who could be dropped from the rolls this fall, so they can try to get them re-registered. Read the story: https://t.co/OgQiKqRyZG — LWV of the US (@LWV) August 4, 2019 …Continue reading →
The August Virginia Voter is now ready. Click Here to Read the Virginia Voter 2019 LWV-VA LEADERSHIP TRAINING WORKSHOP September 14, 2019 WHAT’S IN YOUR TOOLKIT? Hilton Garden Inn Fredericksburg 1060 Hospitality Lane Fredericksburg, Virginia, 22401, USA 1-540-548-8822 Read more and Register at https://lwv-va.org/2019-lwv-va-workshops/ …Continue reading →
I once asked Meghan Dorsett who was her favorite professor during her time in school. Her first response puzzled me because she said: “Dynamite comes in small packages.” Then she added that one of the most powerful people she had ever met in her life was, in fact, her favorite professor, Nikki Giovanni, PhD. This powerhouse of a poet has …Continue reading →