Do you want to become more politically active but are unsure what to do?
Are you engaged in advocacy but want to learn more?
This session is designed for you!

The program will include:

  • Marches and Protests: Know Your Rights! - Irena Como (ACLU-NC Attorney)

  • Importance of Citizen Input, Finding Your Representatives Online, Voting History & More - Gailya Paliga (President, NC NOW)

  • NC General Assembly: How It Works & Communicating with Your Legislators - Paula Wolf (Political Consultant, Paulatics)

  • Effective Letters to the Editor: Guidelines and Strategies - Dianna Wynn (Communications Coordinator, LWV-Wake)

The session we did in February sold out quickly, so get your tickets before they’re gone!

Event Sponsors (all nonpartisan nonprofit organizations):

To obtain a printable flier for this event CLICK HERE


Lunch

Friday, March 24

Gene

Speaker: Gene R. Nichol
Boyd Tinsley Distinguished Professor of Law, UNC and
Director, NC Poverty Research Fund (BIO)

Topic: "Income Inequality"

Location: NC State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St, Raleigh (map)

Menu: Pecan crusted boneless pork cutlet with maple demi glaze, Caesar salad, baked sweet potato, green beans, cookies. Vegetarian option available by calling contact Joyce Gad at 919-916-5466 or gadabout2@yahoo.com by Monday, March 20.

Details:

  • Doors open at noon and the program begins about 12:30.
  • Lunch is $20. Payment will be collected at the door.
  • Register by Monday, March 20 at the link below for lunch.
  • Contact info@lwvwake.org if you have questions or wish to attend only the program, without joining us for lunch.

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Questions? Email info@lwvwake.org

Welcome


The League of Women Voters of Wake County is a nonpartisan organization whose purposes are to encourage the active participation of all citizens in government, to work to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and to influence public policy through education and advocacy.

The League of Women Voters has two separate and distinct roles:

  • Voter Services/Citizen Education: We present unbiased non-partisan information about elections, the voting process, and issues.

  • Action/Advocacy: We are non-partisan, but, after study, we use our positions to advocate for or against particular policies in the public interest.

We are guided by our principles as we carry out these roles.


The League of Women Voters never supports or opposes candidates for office, or political parties. Any use of the League of Women Voters’ name in campaign advertising or literature has not been authorized by the League.


Check our calendar for upcoming meetings and read more about us.


OAKWOOD CEMETERY TOUR

Oakwood

There’s a lot of divisiveness today, in politics, isn’t there?  But here at Oakwood Cemetery political opponents rest near each other in a peaceful setting.  Oakwood Cemetery tells the story of our community, the friends, the foes, the families and the history of all who rest here.  That includes the famous and the infamous, and those known only to their families.

Join us on April 17 at 10am for a tour of those that claimed Raleigh as home. Their legacy lives on here.

The tour is limited to the first 20 people who sign up.  After the tour those who are interested will lunch at the Sidestreet Cafe.  Please contact Pat Butler patabutler3@gmail.com for your reservation for the tour and indicate if you wish to join us for lunch.


Newsletter

The current Wake County League of Women Voters Newsletter is available
Click Here


Book Club Book

Book Club
2016-7 schedule

UPCOMING BOOK CLUB MEETING: May 4

Check schedule for details


A MUST READ:

LWV-Wake‘s Opposition
to NC General Assembly‘s Fourth Special Session

Dianna Wynn
December 17, 2016


A MUST READ:

Chatting with NPR’s Don Gonyea

By Naomi Lambert and Dianna Wynn 

 


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