In the Membership and Leadership Development (MLD) program, we’re always talking about being intentional when it comes to planning. With new local and state boards settling in to their roles, now is the perfect time to get intentional about planning for the year ahead! Below is a PowerPoint presentation that can help you plan ahead and stick to that plan throughout the year.
The League sent a letter to the U.S. House on May 16, 2013 regarding immigration reform and citizenship in a Democracy.
Good orientation informs board members about the League, acquaints them with one another, and builds a sense of total board responsibility. New board members gain confidence in carrying out their responsibilities and learn policies and procedures expected of board members.
2012 was a great year for the League of Women Voters and the many local Leagues that successfully grew their membership while helping to promote the League’s message nationwide. LWVUS wanted to find out what these Leagues have been doing to grow their ranks so effectively, and so we asked them to share some of the ideas and activities that are leading to their great growth. Our third League highlight is the LWV of Orange County, Florida.
This 45-minute webinar session shares information about Council 2013. It includes information about speakers, the opportunity to develop a plan of action around one issue in your state, and the benefits of the retreat-like environment of the National Conference Center. Logistics of registering for and traveling to Council, such as using Dulles Airport, how to access the shuttle to the Conference Center and the start and ending times of the conference, are also discussed.
Use this press release template to bring attention to the League’s continuing fight for voting rights nationwide. Customize the press release for your local newspaper, repurpose as a blog posting or comment where the public goes to get their information in your community. Help us get the word out about the continuing need for the National Voter Registration Act on its 20th anniversary!
The League will be cosponsoring a briefing for U.S. House members and their staff on the Clean Air Act and climate change on May 20, 2013.
On May 7, 2013 the League offered comments to the Environmental Protection Agency's Science Advisory Board on the study of the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources.