A Conversation with Leslie Pool

 

A Conversation with Leslie Pool, Austin City Council Member, District 7
Thursday, January 19, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ms Pool’s Office, Austin City Hall, 301 W 2nd St, Austin, TX

Join in a discussion about City of Austin concerns and how the LWV can support the city’s efforts to improve voter participation. Members are welcome to attend this meeting, regardless of their city council district.

Please rsvp @  programs@LWVAustin.org 

A Conversation with Ora Houston

 

A Conversation with Ora Houston, Austin City Council Member, District 1
Tuesday, January 17,  9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mi Madres Restaurant, back meeting room; 2201 Manor Road, Austin

Join in a discussion about City of Austin concerns and how the LWV can support the city’s efforts to improve voter participation. Members are welcome to attend this meeting, regardless of their city council district.

Please rsvp @  programs@LWVAustin.org 

Disability Rights and Voting Experiences

You’re Invited to a Round Table Discussion

Disability Rights and Voting Experiences in the Austin Area

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
1:00 – 3:00 pm

Disability Rights Texas Headquarters
2222 West Braker Lane, Austin

General Meeting. Open and Free to all LWV Members and the Public.

Hosted by Molly Broadway, Training and Technical Specialist for Voting Rights, with Disability Rights Texas.

Molly Broadway

Learn how leaders from disability rights organizations are working to strengthen citizen participation through voting and political involvement. We will discuss problems and solutions, and form a network to ensure that everyone has access to their voting rights. Refreshments and networking time included.

Speakers:
• Molly Broadway, Disability Rights Texas, Training and Technical Specialist for Voting Rights
• Speakers from REV UP (Register, Educate, Vote, Use our Power) the Disability Vote
• Cassie Champion, Texas Civil Rights Project
• Cavan Ó Raghallaigh, Community advocate/legislative liaison for LGBTQ organizations Texas Two Spirits Society, Legalize Human, and Equality Texas
• Celina Moreno, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
• Cheryl Reese, Travis County Voter Registration & Ex-Offender/Incarceration community
• Mary Moran, Ex-Offender community

For more information and to volunteer to help with outreach and refreshments 25th meeting, contact Lea Masiello programs@LWVAustin.org.

New Member Brunch Huge Success!

 

The New Member Welcome Brunch on Saturday, December 10 was a huge success. Membership co-chairs Judy Parken and Brenda Koegler welcomed 61 attendees, including thirty new members. President Cinde Weatherby encouraged members to get involved during this historic time for our country. Committee chairs described volunteer opportunities, and new members signed up in their areas of interest.