Attention Student Members

A new League year is starting: April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023. Your participation with us during the past year has been especially valuable and we hope it will continue into this important election year. If you wish to maintain your League membership, please let us know by downloading, filling out and mailing the Membership Form to: LWVL-DC, PO Box 1072, Lawrence, KS 66044. The membership form is found at on the “Join and Renew” page. Unfortunately, we do not have a fillable membership form on our website currently.

Student members don’t pay dues, but we do need renewal information from you. We want your data in our records to be correct and current. Please let us know if you are still a student, still interested in belonging to the LWVL-DC, and any changes in your information.

Marjorie Cole, membership

April 30, 2022 Annual Meeting 10:30am to 12:30pm

Join us in person at Smith Center at Brandon Woods, 4730 Brandon Woods Terrace , OR via Zoom at this link

As Douglas County is now ranked as “High” transmission for Covid cases we are asking in person attendees to be masked. Coffee and teas will be provided, but no food as to minimize time attendees are unmasked. Attendance numbers are needed for the venue, so please register. The “League of Women Voters Lawrence-Douglas County: Memories from 50-Year Members” video will be premiered and we will recognize our 50 year members. Annual Business Meeting will be conducted after the showing.

Membership dues must be paid; with the exception of lifetime members, to vote in the Annual Business Meeting. You can pay your dues through PayPal button or QR code on website.

For questions, contact Denise Pettengill: or 785-331-9276

Hot Topics!

Thursday, March 24, 2022, Noon to 1 PM via Zoom

On August 2, Kansas voters will have the opportunity to vote “NO” to protect the right to abortion in the state constitution. Join Leslie Butsch and Rachel Stoutamire with Planned Parenthood Great Plains Votes and Kansans for Constitutional Freedom to gain a background understanding of the amendment, hear about the messages we’re using, and learn how to talk to your friends and neighbors about defending reproductive freedom in Kansas.

Rachel Stoutamire (she/hers)
Leslie Butsch (she/Hers)

“The Future of our Schools”

Background Resources for Feb 10 Hot Topics Panel Discussion

We recommend you review these resources for background information before the event on Feb 10, 7 pm, Zoom link

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Hot Topics! “The Future of Our Schools”

Join us as Shannon Berquist, Kelly Jones, Alicia Erickson and Kay Emerson discuss “The Future of Our Schools.” Find much background information here. For more information, please contact Denise

Pettengill [PettengillDenise (at) gmail (dot) com].
Here is the Zoom link to the Feb 10, 7 pm event.

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