State League Issues Groups

Do you know how the League of Women Voters works to shape and direct state law and policy? Issues Groups are the basis for League lobbying. Groups lobby from a position on an issue and stay on top of changes in the issue of interest. Are you interested in any of these issues? Join the…

Advocacy Challenge 2021!

The new Advocacy Challenge is out, and your Local League could win! The challenge starts now. This friendly competition measures advocacy, proportionate to the size of your Local League. Winners will be notified at Convention in 2021. The Virginia General Assembly is already filing bills for the Jan 13, 2021 General Session. Here is how you can…

Learn about the upcoming General Assembly session

LWV-VA Women’s Legislative Pre-Session Wednesday, December 2Virtual & FREE in 2020 Every year in December, the League of Women Voters of Virginia sponsors a Pre-Session Women’s Legislative Roundtable before the next Virginia General Assembly Session. Directors and policy and advocacy experts from many nonprofit organizations speak about their priority issues and legislation, and give their predictions…

The Untold Story of Women of Color in the League of Women Voters

Join us online!Thursday, October 15 4:30pm Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkinsthe 15th President of LWV-US from 1998 to 2002 Please register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtd-6gqTsvHtUHk3v4b4TorOaojEpF8_3U After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. She will speak to us live from her home to your homes via Zoom.Her latest book is The…

Investigate affordable housing

The Virginia State League is using the 2019-2020 year to study affordable housing and formulate a position that will be used for lobbying at the state and local level. Investigate the background information and form your own informed position on fairly priced housing for working class people in your community. Check out the work James…

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