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2019 LWVNCA WORKSHOPS on August 10, 10AM to 2:30PM

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

Our annual workshops include skill-building and sharing League experiences. The library is located about one block south of the Cleveland Park Metro stop (Red Line) on Connecticut Ave. There is parking available too. Click address on the Calendar page, for GoogleMap directions. Library telephone number is 202-741-5989.

Stay tuned for more info!

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

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.

Reception for LWVUS Board & Senior Staff, January 25, 2019

You are invited to LWVNCA's Reception for the new LWVUS Board and Senior Staff

Friday, January 25 2019, from 6pm - 8pm at the

The Beacon Hotel Bar & Grill, 1615 Rhode Island Avenue, Northwest Washington, DC 20036

(see Calendar page for link to directions)

Members of local Leagues have a special opportunity to attend a reception to meet the leaders of the National League and staff. The informal reception provides an opportune time to share your ideas and learn more about what is happening nationally.

We hope you will join us for lovely evening of League conversations with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

Cost is $40 per person. Print and Mail attached flyer to Treasurer Bill Thomas at the mailing address on flyer. . NOTE: Bill's email address on flyer is secondary and not monitored often; use Treasurer@lwvnca.org to contact him.

Or Register Online at Eventbrite

Deadline for receipt of form and check(s) is January 11, 2019

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.