“Women and the Vote” Essay Contest
2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution giving women the right to vote. It is also the centennial of the founding of the League of Women Voters. In recognition of these events, the League of Women Voters of Lane County and WordCrafters are co-sponsoring an essay contest for high school students in Lane County on the topic of Women and the Vote.
For information on the judging criteria click ESSAY.
Fall Kickoff Luncheon
OR Chief Justice Martha Walters
The League of Women Voters will be 100 years old in 2020! The State of Oregon is the exemplar state to show the results of 100 years (almost) of woman suffrage, with a cadre of women leaders. The League in Lane County is excited to begin the coming year’s work by learning from Chief Justice Martha Walters.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Please note that this is the second Thursday of the month
Valley River Inn
Doors open at 11 am
Buffet served at 11:30 am (Buffet lunch is available for $18; Beverage only $5)
Open to the public (Admission is free)
Reservations are required
Call: 541-343-7917 or
PLEASE NOTE – If you know you will be attending, please notify us whether you will be lunching,just want a beverage or neither but want to attend. This helps the staff set up the room to better accommodate our needs.
COMMUNITY MEETING–The Oregon Student Success Act: How Should 4J invest our $15 Million?
Oregon Schools are about to get a major, long overdue investment.
Featured Speaker: 4J Superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas
Saturday, Sept 28, 9:30-11am, 1st Congregational Church, 1050 E. 23rd Ave, Eugene
What is the Student Success Act? How can we reach & move the dial for students who haven’t been succeeding?
GIVE YOUR OPINION: What are the greatest needs in our schools? Where should we invest?
child care provided
It’s Awesome! Pay your dues and Donate online!
It has finally arrived. Our ability to pay our dues online. Your membership in the League is so important.
Payment online (JOIN or RENEW your Membership)helps us save money on postage, paper and envelopes. Dues are due in July. Your ability to donate online is also now activated. It is your generous giving that has allowed us to do so much this past year. Please help us by giving a little extra.
ACTION ALERT :
LWVOR Legislative Report
is now available for June 25, 2019. Click: Legislative Report #23 to read more. There is a lot of important things happening in the legislature. Your state league has been extremely busy. Climate change, candidate filing update to laws, education are just a few of the items address in this report.
2018 HATE AND BIAS REPORT by City of Eugene
The 2018 report is now available for review. Click: Hate & Bias for the detailed report.