OREGON AND LWV WASHINGTON
and Leadership Development Training
8 – 10, 2017
Who: Local league MLD team members, coaches, representatives
from state board, state coordinators
What: Practical and actionable ideas to enhance your
League’s visibility and grow membership
When: Friday, September 8, 2017 start 5:45 PM Friday
(dinner brought in) Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 11 AM.
Where: Holiday Inn Express, 2333 NW Vaughn, Portland, OR
Cost: $100 registration/person – includes training, Fri
& Sat nights lodging (whether hotel or homestay), Friday dinner, Saturday
lunch and breakfasts.
Lodging: Shared hotel rooms or a limited number of private
room homestays (League members’ homes)
League of Women Voters of Washington takes position - Decline to Sign I-1552
League of Women Voters of Washington is strongly recommending that
voters NOT sign I-1552, an initiative that will rollback
non-discrimination protections for transgender Washingtonians.
usually wait until initiatives make it to the ballot before making a
recommendation,” says Kathy Sakahara, Vice President of the League of
Women Voters of Washington. “But initiatives and bills like I-1552
increase dangerous rhetoric which can lead to hate crimes and violence
against LGBTQ people. Regardless of whether it’s approved by voters,
the anti-transgender fear mongering accompanying I-1552 can lead to
real harm, especially to transgender and gender non-conforming people
students who already face higher rates of bullying, harassment and
See our complete statement here. Find more information about No on I-1522 here.
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2017 Directory of Elected Officials?
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League of Women Voters of Washington is a nonpartisan organization. We
participated in the Womxn's March in Seattle. We marched peacefully to
show our support for the protection of voting rights, health care, the
environment, women's rights, and civil rights. As women and defenders
of our democracy, there is more that unites us than divides us.
League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization,
encourages informed and active participation in government, works to
increase understanding of major public policy issues, and
influences public policy through education and advocacy.