Join us at Statehouse Day on April 11


Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
75 E. State Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 -
8:30am to 4:00pm

The event has concluded. Read the Statehouse Day reports here


Join us for an exciting day of workshops, advocacy, and inspiration!

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What do you get?

  • Latest on RedistrictingMike Curtin
  • Updates from Lobbyists
  • Meetings with Legislators
  • Outstanding Keynote Address from Mike Curtin (pictured, right). He knows Ohio politics from the inside as a former legislator, from the outside as a journalist and editor of the Columbus Dispatch, and as a historian and author of the Ohio Politics Almanac.
  • Best practices for engaging young people in the political process, presented by several local Leagues.
  • Practical steps for working with NAACP and other organizations on voter suppression, redistricting, and more, presented by Ohio NAACP Conference President Tom Roberts.
  • Tools for Leagues to use to promote civil discourse and to serve as community connectors, bringing together people of diverse viewpoints, presented by Lauren Litton, Ohio Coordinator of the Initiative to Revive Civility.
  • Special student rate.
  • A great introduction to League for new and potential members.
  • Morning coffee and lunch that no one complained about last year.
  • Free copy of LWVOEF’s book Know Your Ohio Government, 9th edition, while supplies last! (The 10th edition is coming out later in 2018.)
  • Open House at LWVO’s new office after SHD.
  • A recharge to your activism on behalf of voters, in the company of League friends, old and new!

The cost is $50 for League members, $55 for non-members, and $25 for students, if registered by April 4.  After that, the price goes up to $60.


Here's the agenda:

8:30 - 9:20 Registration
9:20 - 9:30 Welcome
9:30 - 10:30 Briefing on hot topics from LWVO volunteer lobby corps
10:30 - 11:40 Best Practices: Engaging Young People in the Political Process
11:40 - noon Issue 1 campaign updates
noon - 1:30 Lunch and Keynote address
1:30 - 2:30 Working with diverse groups on voter engagement/protection
2:30 - 4:00 Civil Discourse community connector training
4:00 Closing