Civil Engagement

Civil Engagement

A dialogue in which all participants have a right to speak and to be heard. Such dialogue is characterized by: 

  • Respectful participation
  • Sharing the time equitably
  • Attentive listening
  • Balanced discussion
LWV VC at Ventura City Council for International Women'd Day
Event Date: 
Sep 12 2019 - 11:00am
Event location: 

Ventura College of Law, Classroom #1 located off the courtyard

Open to all members or anyone interested in learning more about the League.  

Action Alerts

Click on Read More to see our list of current elected officials at each level of government to contact your representatives about these and other issues.

Photo of 2015 Fluker Award recipient Sandy Praeger

Since 1999, the League of Women Voters of Lawrence-Douglas County has honored a fellow citizen with the Helen Fluker Open and Accessible Government Award. The award is given in honor of the late Helen Fluker, who was a long-time League member serving on its board and twice as its president. Her career included working for Department of Army and the Department of State. In 2019, Sonja Czarnecki was honored at a luncheon in Lawrence on Sunday, March 24. 

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Action Alerts

The City of Oakland is asking residents to share ideas and solutions at upcoming workshops to help the City reach its climate goals by 2030.

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This is the non-passworded Members Only section for internal League documents and information. Please don't share the URL except with other League members.

Let the Communications Team know if there are resources you want added to this page. The first two attachments are basic documents you need for LWVDV participation:

  • Bylaws and Board Policies
  • Current Positions (last updated 2015)

LWVC Convention 2019 reports (note that there are multiple reports on some workshops or caucuses):

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Blog Post

Attendees at the March 16th LWVDV meeting learned how to be government watchdogs by keeping an eye on councils, boards, and commissions and reporting back to League committees.  This is a critical need for democracy to work.

JFC Hearing information

March 28, 2019


Ethics Law, Ethics Commission
woman listening to friend
Event Date: 
Mar 20 2019 - 12:00pm
Event location: 

Back Bay Conference Center

Update - Missed Lunch with League? Martha Cox presented an amazing amount of source material to help us listen and discuss political topics. Catch up with handouts and slideshow of the her presentation.


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