After traveling to Yerevan to attend the international conference "The Role of NGOs in the Public Policy Process" and after listening to the needs identified by local participants, the League submitted in August 2007 a concept paper recommending that local Armenian nongovernmental organizations be coached on effective advocacy skills.

 

STATEMENT

BY

MARY G. WILSON, PRESIDENT

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF THE UNITED STATES

ON

S. 1487, THE BALLOT INTEGRITY ACT OF 2007

FOR THE

SENATE RULES COMMITTEE

July 25, 2007

 

STATEMENT

BY

MARY G. WILSON, PRESIDENT

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF THE UNITED STATES

ON

S. 1487, THE BALLOT INTEGRITY ACT OF 2007

FOR THE

SENATE RULES COMMITTEE

July 25, 2007

The League of Women Voters was contacted by long time League member Gail O'Reilly in 2005 to inquire about the possibility for the League to work in Armenia.

Observing Your Government in Action

This is an easy-to-read "how to" resource guide on organizing and conducting observer corps programs. Building on its decades of experience in empowering citizens to monitor local governmental meetings through these programs, the League has compiled best practices about starting and maintaining an observer program.

Publication No. 2080

This background paper was produced as part of the League's two-year (2006-2008) study of Immigration aimed at helping communities understand the implications of immigration at the local, state, and federal level. At the bottom of each paper is a link to a downloadable PDF version. "....The United States is often called a nation of immigrants. And it is. The quotation above expresses the diversity of immigrants and those of immigrant stock, and the vitality this diversity contributes to America. Certainly, new arrivals have a different perspective of immigration from those who have been here a while and those whose roots in America go a long way back. For recent arrivals, the immigration experience is immediate and still in process. For Native Americans, the impact of immigration goes back a long way and frequently continues to have a personal resonance. For those whose immigrant status dates back as recently as their parents’ or grandparents’ arrival in this country or more than 400 years when their ancestors arrived, immigration is a more distant event. ..."

The League’s experience in Ukraine dates back to 1995 and to its project “Strengthening Women’s Rights in the Newly Independent States.”  Through this project, the League provided technical training and assistance to women’s nongovernmental organizations to ensure the sustained role of women in developing and monitoring the rule of law in Ukraine and in Russia.  As part of this program, and in partnership with the Moscow Center for Gender Studies and the Ukrainian Center for Women Studies, the League sponsored a grassroots exchange program in the United States for 20 women leaders from Russ

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"5 Things You Need to Know on Election Day" is a public awareness campaign letting voters know the simple steps they can take to protect their vote. The 5 Things cards familiarize voters with new election procedures and empower voters to take action to personally ensure their vote is counted.

You can download them for free below!

Unfortunately, we are sold out of the English Version. To Purchase in Spanish, visit the League Store.
Pub. No. 2078. 100 per pack.

The League of Women Voters conducted a 4-day workshop titled “Women Making a Difference” in conjunction with the Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Embassy and the Women’s Lobby Group of Zambia. The program sought to share ideas on the participation of Zambian women in the elections of 2006.

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