Making Democracy Work

Promoting Democracy in Southwest Colorado

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It provides a meaningful dialog on both local and global issues of increasing importance in our daily lives.
The League influences public policy through education and advocacy. League membership is not for women only - we welcome everyone.
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JANUARY 22, 2019, 12:15 PM

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH, BOWMAN HALL

SOUP LUNCH AT 12:15, MEETING TO FOLLOW

This will be our annual planning meeting, as required by League policy, to discuss national League Issues & Positions, whether there are any changes or new studies we want to support, and to reaffirm support for all others. If you want to review (or read for first time) the full Policy Positions, go to this website: https://www.lwv.org/sites/default/files/2018-05/impact_on_issues_2016-2018.pdf .

We will have this discussion while finishing our soup, then welcome our speaker, Lisa Pool, Southwest Field Organizer, Conservation Colorado. Lisa will give us an introduction to Conservation Colorado and her work in Durango, and what the organization will be supporting in the Legislature this session.

Please join us and give your input on National League policies, plus enjoy a good lunch and hear about some important Colorado legislative happenings.

GD2019

*The 2019 Great Decisions discussion group will begin Tuesday, January 29 and conclude May 7.
Sessions will be held bi-weekly (every two weeks) from 11:45am to 1:45pm in Program Rooms 1 & 2 at the Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave in Durango, CO.
Checks for $25 for each briefing book should be made out to "LWVLPC" and mailed to Susan McGinness, 756 E. 6th Ave, Durango, CO. 81301.

*Great Decisions 2019 Series: Tuesday, January 29th, at 11:45 a.m. at the Durango Public Library, our first discussion will be "The Middle East: Regional Disorder."

Moderator Katherine Burgess will present background materials and a film by the Foreign Policy Association, and lead participants in a discussion of the issues.

*For more info, click Jan 29 session.