Education & Advocacy Committee

Education & Advocacy Committee

 This Committee is responsible for advocating on the local level on issues of importance to our members.  Any advocating done by the committee must be in agreement with local, state and national positions. The committee is also responsible for the development and implementation of the general membership meetings, public forums, and any other educational event held by the League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus.   

 Annual Report 2017-18

 

Opportunities for Study and Advocacy

Study Opportunities

  • Compose Pros and Cons for Local Ballot Issues (City of Columbus)

The E&A Committee is responsible for drafting pros and cons about local issues that appear on the ballot during the November general election and the May primary election for publication in the Voter Information Bulletin. If anyone is interested in learning how to draft pros and cons and would like to take on the responsibility of leading this twice a year commitment please contact Bryan Peluso at bpeluso0@gmail.com

 

 

Committee Contact
Contact Name: 
Bryan Peluso
Contact Number: 
614-837-1089
League to which this content belongs: 
Metropolitan Columbus

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