Making Democracy Work

Let's Make Democracy Work

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

April VOTER Newsletter and Dallas Voters Guides are here

LWV Texas Capitol Action Minute

More information about actions to take this week


Three steps to Texas Advocacy:
1. Be informed!
2. Be loud! Visit, Call, Email, Write
3. Repeat!

LWV Dallas 79th Annual Meeting

The Edgemere

Saturday, April 29, 2017

9:00 a.m. - noon at The Edgemere

8523 Thackery Street @ Northwest Highway
Dallas 75225

Key actions that will take place are election of officers and directors for the board, approval of the 2017-2018 budget, small editing changes to the bylaws, and decisions about a program theme for the coming year. Look for your annual meeting reports to be arriving after the April board meeting.

Valet parking and breakfast will be offered.

RSVP to the League office at lwvdallas@sbcglobal.net or (214) 688-4125.

April Unit Meetings

The April Unit Meetings will focus on women's health issues and social policy bills that are before the state legislature. Some of the bills are really beyond the pale!

Come to your unit meeting and bring a friend to get the most current information about the bills that have been filed and what actions you can take.

April 12 10:00 am Wednesday Morning Unit

Mildred Pope 469.235.7077
Lockwood Library **This is a change this month only**
11221 Lochwood Blvd, Dallas TX 75218

April 13 9:30 am Thursday Morning Unit

The Episcopal Church of St Thomas the Apostle
6525 Inwood Road Dallas 75209

April 13 11:30 am Far North Dallas Unit

Ann Grant 972.931.5628
Anne Tabb 972.392.7067
The Egg and I
15203 Knoll Trail, Arapaho & Montfort/Knoll

April 13 6:00 pm Thursday Evening Unit

Arline Pitt 972.243.3966
Angela's Café
7979 Inwood Road Dallas 75219

Women Leading Greater Good Forum

#Alwomen-leading01lWomenMatter2017

Date: May 4, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Registration: $80 per person | $750 for group of 10
Alliance for Greater Works' Women Leading Greater Good Forum convenes, connects and celebrates extraordinary women leaders from business, education, faith, government, health systems, nonprofit and philanthropy to:
  • Align core values with collective action for the betterment of all women.
  • Gather and grow multi-generational women leaders, mentors, and strategic alliances
  • Work together, sharing resources and expertise, to identify transformative solutions for women and girls living in poverty. REGISTER TODAY Sponsorship opportunities are available.

For more information, please contact Angela Johnson at (972) 841-3115 or via email at ajohnson@allianceforgreaterworks.org.

Voter Registration 101

Here is a slide show Elizabeth Walley presented at CWA Hall about voter registraton. You may download it or view it online, including viewing the speakers notes.