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2019 LWVNCA WORKSHOPS held on August 10, 2019

LWVNCA Summer Workshops were held August 10, from 9:45AM to 2:30 PM at the DC Public Library at Cleveland Park, 3310 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008.

RESOURCES FROM WORKSHOP:

As more resources become available, they will be posted here.

Other seminars included:

  • Why it is critical to get the 2020 Census right?
  • Grants: Why you need, where to find, how to write
  • Voter Services - the three-legged stool: voter registration, voter education and Election Day voting
  • What is diversity in our Leagues: is it economic, political, age, ethnic, gender, geographic? How do we include it all with increasing membership?

Click here for flyer.

The library is located about one block south of the Cleveland Park Metro stop (Red Line) on Connecticut Ave. There is parking available too.Library telephone number is 202-741-5989.

Click address on the Calendar page, for GoogleMap directions. .

CENTENNIAL EVENTS 2019-2020

For events in 2019-2020 celebrating the CENTENNIAL of Women's Right to Vote, go to the CENTENNIAL page of this website.

Call to LWVNCA 2019 Annual Convention Recap

The 2019 LWVNCA Annual Convention was held on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 9:30AM--1:30PM

AT

Maggiano's Little Italy, 5333 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20015. (Near Friendship Heights Metro Station)

Click Calendar for link to address. For Pictures and details, including Workbook and documents approved, go to 2019 Convention Page.

LWVNCA Receives Award on April 23, 2019

On April 23, 2019 the League of Women Voters of the National Capital Area received the 2019 Sanders-Henn Community Hero Award from the Coalition for Smarter Growth for their role in winning dedicated funding for Metro! See more on Metro Fund It/Fix It page

Women & the Vote - Opposition to Women's Equality, from Suffrage to the ERA, December 6, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 7-8:30 pm at the National Archives William G. McGowan Theater

In partnership with the National Archives, the Equal Rights Coalition, and the 2020 Women's Vote Centennial Initiative, the National Woman's Party presents a panel discussion on the powerful forces that have come together to work against the equal protection of women under the law since the 1900s.

Panelists include Elaine Weiss, author of The Woman's Hour (slated to become a TV series produced by Hillary Clinton and Steven Spielberg), Marjorie J. Spruill, author of Divided We Stand, and Carol Robles-Roman, CEO and Co-President of the ERA Coalition.

TO LEARN MORE AND TO REGISTER, VISIT NATIONALWOMANSPARTY.ORG/PROGRAMS

See flyer for more information.

National Voter Registration Day - September 25, 2019

Pictures from National Voter Registration Day at National's Stadium

The LWVNCA team registered voters and passed out VOTE411 Information on September 25th at the Nationals vs Marlins baseball game. And then they enjoyed the game! Thanks to LWVDC for organizing this fun event!

Here are some pictures:

At stadium entrance
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Voter Registration Day Frame
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Leaguers in the stands
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Registration table inside hall
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Registration Day Sign
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Vote411

Flyer

LWVUS Lobby Corp needs YOU!

The LWVUS Lobby Corps needs volunteers to carry the League message to Congress. Training,talking points are provided and members are assigned legislators to visit. If you are interested read the attached Lobby Corp brochure. If interested fill out this application and return to the LWVUS office.

Turning Point Suffragist Memorial

The Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association (TPSM), is a group working to fund a suffrage memorial at Lorton, VA where some of the suffragist were incarcerated in 1917. Click the link to learn about the latest events.