Hot Topic January 21, 2021

Criminal Legal Reform, Public Defense and the Death Penalty: It’s All Basic Math

Meryl Carver-Allmond

Just as 1+1=2, there are mathematical realities to what our criminal legal system can deal with. Meryl Carver-Allmond, public defender and Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty board member, takes us through the resources our criminal legal system takes to function and what that means for policy on public defense and the death penalty in Kansas.

Hot Topic: Local Climate Action Plan

Oct 21, 2021

Jasmin Moore, sustainability director for Lawrence and Douglas County, will discuss the area’s Climate Action Plan. A part of Plan 2040, the Climate Action Plan is now in the “Public Input and Community Conversation” phase. Join us to learn how you can help shape this important plan. 

For more information:
Denise Pettengill, 785-3319276,

Lawrence League Centennial

August 26, 2021

LWVL-DC begins the celebration of its centennial year with a Facebook Live presentation. Our member, historian Jeanne Klein presents her research of the little-known events of our first decade, 1921-1931. Klein’s presentation took place at the Watson History Museum, using the museum’s Facebook Live streaming service. This is a recording provided by the museum.