The NAACP Political Action Standing Committee is hosting a “HONK FOR VOTERS” event. This is a way to have fun going around Lawrence reminding people to get out and vote! Make posters, decorate your car with balloons, washable chalk, American flags, etc.
We are meeting at the Depot Parking lot in North Lawrence. There is also parking across the street. Below is a link to the pdf of the route. James Minor will lead the group through the route, it should be a great time, we will meet back at the Depot. Be prepared to HONK! WAVE! AND GET PEOPLE EXCITED ABOUT VOTING!!
In partnership with Lawrence, KS Juneteenth Organization; June 16, Hot Topics! will be Dr. Kim Warren and Deborah L. Dandridge in conversation discussing: “Juneteenth, Independence and the Nation: Then and Now” Access the Zoom program June 16, noon to 1 PM with this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85065557545
Dr. Farris Muhammad, Director of Equity and Inclusion for Lawrence, KS will present: “Shared Responsibilities in Advancing Equity in our Community.” Join us for this interactive event to learn how you can make a difference. https://bit.ly/3LtvdGR
Join us in person at Smith Center at Brandon Woods, 4730 Brandon Woods Terrace , OR via Zoom at thislink
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 lawrenceleague.com website.
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. https://tinyurl.com/3pdn72mj
Join us for Hot Topics! Thursday, March 24, noon to 1 PM via Zoom. The Kansas Constitutional Amendment that is on the primary ballot August 2nd, 2022 will be discussed along with a messaging training to help you talk about this proposed amendment.