Issues Briefing 2018


Holy Wisdom Monastery
4200 County Road M
Middleton Wisconsin 53562
Wisconsin US
Issues Briefing 2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
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Make plans now to attend the LWVWI Issues Briefing 2018 on Saturday, November 10 from 9 AM - 4 PM.

League members and nonmembers are welcome at this informative event, which this year takes place at the Holy Wisdom Monastery, 4200 County Highway M in Middleton. Registation Deadline: October 25th

Tentative guest speaker topics include:

  • Protecting the Great Lakes
  • Election security in Wisconsin
  • United against hate and prejudice: art and activism
  • The League’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiative
  • The role of media in democracy

Also, the LWVWI Board and staff will provide updates on the work from the State Office. Please plan to join us!


Fairfield Inn & Suites Madison West/Middleton
8212 Greenway Blvd
Middleton, WI 53562

25 rooms have been block-reserved for LWVWI for Friday night, Nov 9th, and 10 rooms for Saturday night, Nov 10, at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Madison West/Middleton at thespecial group rate of $89 (single room) and $104 (double room). To make reservations online click here or call the hotel directly at 608-831-1400 and be sure to mention, "League of Women Voters/Retreat at Holy Wisdom Monastery," to receive the special room rates. Group rates are available thru October 10th only.

Holy Wisdom Monastery
4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562

5 single rooms have been block reserved for LWVWI for Friday night, Nov 9th, at the Holy Wisdom Monastery at the special rate of $71/room. To make reservations contact Amanda Conway, Guest Services Coordinator at 608-836-1631, ext 100, aconway [at] (). Group rates are available thru October 26th only.


When is the Registration Deadline?

The registration deadline for this event is end of day, Thursday, October 25

What's included in the registration fee?

The registration fee provides access to the full day's events and includes light breakfast fare with regular and decaf coffee and hot tea, and a Fajita Luncheon Buffet: Marinated chicken and/or tofu gently seared with peppers and onions and served with flour and crispy corn tortilla. Accompanied by homemade refried beans, spanish rice, salsa and all the trimmings and a homemade sweet treat.

Tickets are $45 for full attendee and $15 for students.

Do I need to be a member of LWVWI to attend this Conference?

Anyone can attend on Saturday. We welcome members and nonmembers, men and women. No, you don't need to be a member of LWVWI, but we encourage you to join your local League or become a member at large. You can find out more information at Issues Briefing. 

Where do I park and enter the building for the event?

The Issues Briefing will be held in the Monastery Building on the grounds of the Monastery with onsite parking available.

If you have any questions, please contact our office - email:lwvwisconsin [at] or phone: 608-256-0827