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Civic Education and Participation Events

The Civic Education and Participation series, which includes public discussions, film screenings, and talks, was developed through the cooperative efforts of the Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education, Shepherd University’s Lifelong Learning program, the League of Women Voters of Jefferson County, the Jefferson County Branch of the NAACP, the Republican Party of Jefferson County, […]

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LWV Huntington WV Newsletter — September 2017

Read the September 2017 Newsletter of the League of Women Voters of Huntington WV • Road Bonds Election Information • Voter Registration – May 26 • “Together We Rise” – United Way-sponsored community discussion of racism and measures to take • Amicus Curiae lecture, “Against Democracy!” • Huntington’s “America’s Best Community” plans, League-sponsored

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LWV Condemns White Supremacists in Charlottesville

Washington, DC — League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement following the horrific acts by white supremacists in Virginia this weekend: Yesterday the world watched in horror as white supremacists gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia. There is no place for hatred and violence in our democracy and all leaders must condemn these […]

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LWV Action Alert: Tax Plan

ACTION ALERT – Ask your legislators to approve a tax plan that will be progressive and support needed state services. Starting about 10 years ago the state decreased business taxes with the aim of improving the economic climate in WV. We have fewer jobs now along with a $600 million cut from the state budget […]

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LWV Wood Cty WV Voter — May 2017

Read the May 2017 Voter of the League of Women Voters Of Wood County WV Why is West Virginia so Poor? Why is a state so rich in resources so often at the bottom of so many lists that rank states on everything from happiness to educational achievement. The lead domino that tips over … […]

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LWV Huntington WV Newsletter — March 2017

Read the March 2017 Newsletter of the League of Women Voters of Huntington WV LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF WV LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES, 2017 • Annual Meeting April 10 • League Meeting March 20 • Carbon Pricing Webinar • Health Care • Climate Change …

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