Legislative Action Workshop

Legislative Action Workshop

Action Workshop December 2
Saturday, December 2, 2023 - 12:00am to 11:45pm

Learn about what's expected in the upcoming legislative session on the League's key issues from our lobbyist, legislators, and Advocacy Team. 

On the agenda:

  • Legislative forecast from LWVWA's contract lobbyist
  • Panel discussion with elected state legislators
  • Attend breakout groups focused on the League's key issues:
    • Redistricting
    • Local News and News Media Literacy
    • Health Care
    • Behavioral Health
    • Children's Issues & Education
    • Elections & Money in Politics
    • Climate Change & Energy
    • Revenue
    • Housing & Homelessness
    • Criminal Justice

Also learn about engaging with the legislature in a separate session on February 7. Called “Speak-up School”, this session will include the following topics:

    • How to use the legislative web site for legislation and additional background
    • How to use the League's legislative newsletter
    • How to testify effectively
    • How to talk to legislators in one-one or small group meetings

This session will also prepare League members and others for Democracy Lobby Week with Fix Democracy First, to be held the week of January 22-26, 2024.