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Bring your lunch and join the La Plata County League of Women Voters and Colorado State Senator Mike Foote to learn more about the campaign to ensure that every person’s vote for the presidency is equal.
The National Popular Vote would guarantee the Presidency to the candidate who receives the most popular votes across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The bill ensures that every vote, in every state, will matter in every presidential election.
Come join the Montezuma County League of Women Voters and Colorado State Senator Mike Foote to learn more about the campaign to ensure that every person’s vote for the presidency is equal. Refreshments will be served.
Mile High United Way
PCL Conference Center
Please join us for the LWVCO Advocacy Training in advance of the 2020 legislative session! We will be sharing information on strategies for grassroots lobbying and ways to engage in Colorado‘s policy development process. Other topics will include an overview of the LWVCO Legislative Action Committee, training on bill tracking and discussion of some of LWVCO‘s most pressing advocacy priorities. We hope to see you there!
Free and Equal Elections Foundation is hosting its annual Electoral Reform Symposium on Saturday, December 7, 2019, 9:00am to 5:00pm, at The Lot at RiNo Art District in Denver, Colorado. Fair Elections for Colorado is sponsoring the event. Registration begins at 8:30am.
Free and Equal’s annual Electoral Reform Symposium brings together intellectuals and experts to share ideas on how to reform the electoral system in the United States. Given the political climate, it’s time to connect and have open conversations that yield real solutions.
Primary symposium topics for 2019 include alternative voting methods (ranked-choice voting, approval voting, score voting and STAR voting), multi-winner proportional representation, fair representation act, risk-limiting audits, gerrymandering, vote-at-home system, opening the debates and the future of blockchain voting. The symposium will be moderated by Free and Equal Founder Christina Tobin.
Members and guests are invited to the LWVADC Holiday Party on December 10 from 6:00pm to 8:30. Everyone is asked to bring an hors d’oeuvre or dessert. League will provide drinks—soda, wine and coffee.
We will again collect items for the Severe Weather Shelter Network’s outreach to the homeless in our area. They are especially in need of
- adult winter gloves
- adult winter socks
- men’s new long underwear
- women’s long underwear
Dolores Huerta is a civil rights activist and community organizer. She has worked for labor rights and social justice for over 50 years. In 1962, she and Cesar Chavez founded the United Farm Workers union. She served as Vice President and played a critical role in many of the union’s accomplishments for four decades. In 2002, she received the Puffin/Nation $100,000 prize for Creative Citizenship which she used to establish the Dolores Huerta Foundation (DHF). DHF is connecting groundbreaking community-based organizing to state and national movements to register and educate voters; advocate for education reform; bring about infrastructure improvements in low-income communities; advocate for greater equality for the LGBT community; and create strong leadership development. She has received numerous awards: among them The Eleanor Roosevelt Humans Rights Award from President Clinton in 1998. In 2012 President Obama bestowed Dolores with The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States.Ticket Price: $25. Members $15. Students $5.