Observer Corps & Advocacy

Observer Corps & Advocacy

Observer Corps (watch & listen)

Observer Corps is a structured way for individuals to exercise their right to know and help to make citizens aware of decisions that impact their lives. It also promotes governmental transparency. 

If you are interested in joining the LWVOA Observer Corps, please watch these videos and download the slides. Then send an email to Deb Macon at [at] with your name and phone number and she'll give you a call to get you started!

Observer Corps Training

Recorded Presentation


School Boards & the Open Meetings Act

Recorded Presentation

PDF icon Slides

Advocacy (deliberate & act)

LWVOA Advocacy Committee Meetings are the 3rd Wednesday from 5:30-6:30pm via Zoom This group focuses on local legislative movements in areas including bail reform, criminal justice, etc.This meeting will also review initial reports from the LWVOA Observer Corps that is attending local school board meetings. Deb Macon at [at]

Advocacy learns the national, state, and local positions and takes action to advocate for/against legislative action that relates to these positions.