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General Membership Meeting for Program Planning

  • Capitol Lakes Grand Hall 333 West Main St. Madison, WI United States (map)

General Membership Meeting for Program Planning

Are you eager to be more involved with the League? To learn about issues? To take action on issues supported by our positions? To help educate others in your community? 

All members are invited to a general membership meeting to help set priorities for our 2019–2020 program, including activities, study topics, forums and policy issues. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Our goal is to prepare a proposal to present at the Annual Meeting in May.

When: Saturday, February 23, 10 a.m.–12 noon
Where:
Capitol Lakes Grand Hall, 333 West Main St., Madison (free parking in the ramp across the street; have your ticket stamped when you leave) 
Questions? 
Contact Mary Anglim at program@lwvdanecounty.org

Here is some information to prepare you for this meeting.

What Is Program?

The League’s program consists of those governmental issues that the League has chosen for concerted study and action at the national, state or local level.

 What Is a Study?

The League takes action on an issue only when we have a position addressing it. If the members have not studied and come to consensus on it, the League has no position and therefore cannot take action. Studies (whether national, state, or local) are a defined process lasting one to three years, during which we undertake thorough pursuit of facts and details, both positive and negative, and come to consensus about policy.

Studies from across the nation can be found at the League of Women Voters Education Fund Clearinghouse for studies.

We can take action without a new study if the action is in support of an existing national, state or local position.

What Are Our Positions?

You can find them on our website. From the top menu choose “About” then “Our Positions.”

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