September 14: Fall Kick-off featuring Robin Teater, Director of Healthy Democracy
October 18-21: Unit Meetings: Ballot Measures
Welcome to Attaining our 60th Year!
Libby Medley, Program/Events Chair
Yes, Virginia, there is a representative democracy. It exists as certainly as our nation is run on the basis of law established in the Constitution. Voting matters and will continue to matter as long we hold our founders’ vision to protect life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for the common good. We work to keep this vision alive.
Robin Teater, Executive Director of Healthy Democracy, will speak about the nonpartisan, nonprofit organization formed in 2007 to strengthen Oregon’s ballot initiative process. The League strongly supports their Citizens’ Initiative Review (CIR), which uses randomly selected citizen panels to carefully deliberate the pros and cons of selected ballot measures. Learn how the idea developed and why other states view this Oregon process as a model for initiative reform.
ASK a friend or acquaintance to come and enjoy an evening of food and fellowship, as we learn about opportunities to be involved in the LWV this year and explore one way our democracy is alive and well!