NOT JUST FOR WOMEN,
FOR ALL VOTERS
Thanks to the efforts of Anita Ward and Allan Lowe, we now provide you with the reading materials for the study on privatization of what has been publicly funded entities. This is our study for 2012 and we will discuss this issue at our next meeting on Monday, January 9 at 6:30 pm at the Klamath County Library. Note the earlier time (was at 7 pm)
LWV, a non-partisan political organization:
►encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government
► works to increase under-standing of major public policy issues
► influences public policy through education and advocacy
The League of Women Voters of Klamath County needs:
…☺..♥..♀ YOU ♂..♥..☺…
Call 541- 850-5800.
→ Action Alert Online
→ Public Ed at booths/meetings
→ Make your opinion count
History and Mission of LWV
- 1920 LWV founded as part of Women’s Suffrage Movement;
- 19th Amendment to Constitution gave women the right to vote 6 months later
- 1973 LWV charter amended to include male voters
- by 2006 grassroots org. has chapters in 50 states, over 150,000 members
- LWV is non-partisan;
- does not endorse or oppose political candidates or parties at any level of govt.
- does support or oppose many political issues after study and consensus
- Our mission is to encourage the informed and active participation of citizens in their govt.