The League of Women Voters of Louisville (LWVL), founded on November 26, 1920, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Membership in the League is open to women and men of all ages. For more information, email us at info@LWVLouisville.org or phone us at 502-895-5218. When you join LWVL, you also become a member of national, state and local leagues -- three levels of government and legislative activity.
Monday, April 23rd, LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION on May 22, 2018April 1 is the deadline for nominations for the Citizen Award. The award honors those who, in their volunteer life, personify the mission of the League which is to promote informed and active participation in the democratic process. Submit in writing to email@example.com.
An Op-ed by LWVL President Dee Pregliasco to Courier-Journal"Since it is fashionable these days to harken back to our Founding Fathers, and with the recent revelation of the SCALA organization and subsequent community responses, it is fitting to recall statements of . . ." View entire article
Dinner & DemocracyReconciliation:White & Black Women Work for Voting Rights:
Guest Speaker: Dr. Randolph Hollingsworth, a University of Kentucky professor and expert on the fight for women's suffrage. Metro Councilwoman, Cheri Bryant Hamilton, does the interviewing.
- Monday, March 19th at Lang House, 115 South Ewing Ave., 40206.
- Light Buffet at 5:30 p.m. Program from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Donations for dinner accepted.
- Public invited! ============================================================
BROWN BAG BOOK DISCUSSION
Book: Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict by Heather Boushey (former economics advisor to former Senator Hillary Clinton).
March 21, Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Lang House, 115 South Ewing Avenue.
Discussion Leader: Pat Murrell
~ Public Invited ~
Is there a book you've read and want to discuss? Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with your suggestion. Must be non-fiction. Come join us! ============================================================
SAVE THE DATE: JUNE 4, 2018 -- LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF LOUISVILLE ANNUAL MEETINGMonday, June 4 at 5:30. Venue to be determined. Guest speakers are authors of How Democracies Die -- Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, Professors of Government at Harvard. ===========================================================
League of Women Voters of Louisville PositionsLeague's position on Education, Local Housing and more: League Positions
Go to Vote411.org for details.