LWVDV Program Priorities 2023/2024
- Making Democracy Work
- Voter Services
- Pros and Cons (need leadership)
- Continue partnership with Elections Office
- Local re/districting: Advocate for an open process and educate residents about the process where re/districting is occurring
- Voter Education
- Educating on Mis/Disinformation to restore trust in election information
- Make presentations to various organizations
- Maintain resource list of trusted sources on website
- Distribute Mis/disinformation brochures at events
- Gun Safety
- Focus on getting guns off the streets in our communities
- Support and advocate for local gun safety legislation
In the League of Women Voters, Program refers to the issues that we choose for concerted study, education and action at local, state and national levels. Program can include both education and action. Issues for emphasis are adopted by our grassroots members during biennial Conventions at the national, state and regional level.
At the local level, issues for emphasis are known as Program Priorities. Program Priorities set a strong focus for public information, public programs, and advocacy of policy at our local levels of government: county, city, school district, special district, and special commissions.
- National Program Planning is done in odd years in advance of its convention.
- State Program Planning occurs every two years in advance of the LWV State Convention.
- Local Program Planning is done annually.
Local League Program Planning is done annually, usually starting in late January/early February. Based on the results of local program planning discussions, the Board of Directors makes recommendations to the national, state or regional level about the program to be adopted for the coming two year period at their biennial conventions, and to the local League membership for program items to be adopted at the annual business meeting.