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.

Susan B. Anthony Award Luncheon

Debbie Dudley BransonThe League of Women Voters of Dallas
cordially invites you to join us at our

Twenty-First Annual Susan B. Anthony Award Luncheon

to honor Debbie Dudley Branson
and to celebrate Community Involvement.

Featuring Cortney M. Nicolato, CPHIT, President and CEO of The Senior Source and The Honorable Clay Jenkins, County Judge

Thursday, February 9, 2017

11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Lakewood Country Club
6430 Gaston Avenue, Dallas 75214

Tickets, Sponsorships, Ads and Donations may be purchased here. Please order ads and sponsorships by January 27. Order tickets by February 1.

Our Bodies Our Lives, 2017

This event is free, but reservations are required. Please reply in advance here if you wish to attend.

January 18, 2017, 6:30-8:30pm

150 Turtle Creek Blvd, Suite 107

Dallas, TX 75207

Join Planned Parenthood, LWV of Dallas, and other reproductive rights and justice organizations on Wednesday, January 18 for Our Bodies Our Lives to honor Roe v Wade, the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.

Connect with local organizations and learn how you can help protect access to abortion and preventive healthcare.

General Meeting January 25 on Education

The League of Women Voters of Dallas Invites You to the General Meeting

PUBLIC FUNDING OF EDUCATION IN TEXAS

INCLUDING THE PROPOSITION FOR VOUCHERS

(HOW TO SURVIVE ON A STARVATION DIET!

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Center for Community Cooperation
2900 Live Oak Street || Dallas, TX 75204
214-821-0911

Be an Informed Citizen and Voter!

Hon. Mavis KnightFacilitator: The Honorable Mavis Knight - State Board of Education 2002-2016

Speakers:

Patti Everett - Public Policy Consultant with local, state, and national organizations
Dr. Michael Hinojosa - Superintendent Dallas Independent School District
Janet Imhoff - League of Women Voters of Texas Public Education Issue Chair
The Honorable Thomas Ratliff - Retired State Board of Education Member District 9
Chandra Villanueva - Center for Public Policy Priorities Policy Analyst on School Finance and Education Policy

(The General Meeting and Parking are FREE. Lunch is $11.)

To make your RESERVATION and order lunch, you may:

Mail a check to LWV Dallas at 2720 N Stemmons Freeway, Suite 812, Dallas, TX 75207,
Pay online here (say "lunch" in special instructions), or
Pay at the door, but you must make reservations in advance.
RSVP to lwvdallas@sbcglobal.net or call 214-688-4125.

State Issues Affecting Older Adults

LEGISLATIVE FORUM

The Senior Source

Friday, January 27, 2017

10:00 am + 12:00 noon

The Senior Source

Hillcrest Room
3910 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75219

With the 85th State Legislative Session in progress, Dallas area State Senators and State Representatives will address issues affecting older adults and answer questions. RSVP for Legislative Forum at 214.823.5700 or ccaraway@theseniorsource.org

A program of AGE: Advocacy Group for Elders