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LWV-US Convention 2022

Impressions of the LWV 55th Biennial Convention The LWV National Convention was held in Denver June 23-26, 2022. Sudie Watkins and I both attended in person and represented the Williamsburg Area League for the State of Virginia. Here are my impressions of my experience. The awe and excitement to see Democracy at work was incredible…

What did the League do? (2018-2019)

The League pursued non-partisan political work that educates voters and supports our community. Voter Service The League’s Voter Registration team attended a June 14, 2018, Flag Day Naturalization Ceremony, registering new citizens as voters. The President wrote a formal letter to Virginia Elections Commissioner Chris Piper in June 2018, regarding League’s concern about mapping errors…

The April 2019 newsletter is here, & we’ve been busy!

Mary Schilling, President Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy. While it’s easy to get discouraged these days, there have been some positive signs of responsible engagement in the challenging issues of the day. Our League consistently was well represented at the weekly Women’s Legislative Roundtables during General Assembly. Each week also included opportunities to meet with our…

President’s Column – May 2018

by Mary Schilling, President, LWV-Williamsburg Area Again this year, Great Decisions, our signature foreign affairs lecture series, was a huge success—with sold-out crowds plus standbys. Doug Wood managed speaker selection and logistics while Doris and Harvey Margulies orchestrated registration, check-in procedures and correspondence. Mary Anne Miller coordinated hospitality. A special thanks to the team and their…

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