Making Democracy Work

Improving Gun Safety – Video Highlights

February 17, 2018 / Margaret Noel / LWV in Action, Videos of Forums

Gun violence is a tragedy in our country. How can we make our homes, schools and communities safer?  In March 2017, the Portland League presented a panel discussion about gun safety. Click below for highlights of what the speakers said about preventing gun deaths in Oregon and constitutional gun safety laws we can adopt. Improving […]

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Reducing Portland’s Carbon Footprint – March 13

February 16, 2018 / Margaret Noel / Events

Reducing Portland’s Carbon Footprint Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30), Multnomah County Board Room, 501 SE Hawthorne, Portland, OR Free and open to the public. How can our city, county and residents reduce carbon emissions and limit our impact on climate change? Did you know that the City of Portland […]

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Voices of the Houseless – Video

February 15, 2018 / Margaret Noel / Videos of Forums

Watch the LWV of Portland panel discussion with four speakers who have experienced homelessness. The panel members talk about what it was like to be without shelter, how they found solutions for themselves, and what they think can be done to help others who are homeless. The speakers are Damian Blakley, an artist, photographer and […]

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Just Updated: Our Directory of Elected Officials!

February 14, 2018 / Margaret Noel / News

Here’s the easy tool you need to contact your elected representatives. Complete information for contacting all of them from President Trump to your School Board or Soil and Water Conservation District. Call or write the officials who serve you and tell them your ideas and needs. The League’s DEO is easy to print or save […]

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“Highlights” Video: Lobbying the Legislature

November 11, 2017 / Margaret Noel / Take Action, Videos of Forums

Be prepared to let legislators know what you want in the upcoming legislative session. An 18-minute summary on how to make your voice heard and influence legislation in Oregon. Tips on meeting with legislators, submitting testimony and lobbying for legislation on the issues you care about. Other “Highlights” videos are available on Gun Safety and […]

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Day at the Legislature! February 23

February 13, 2018 / Margaret Noel / Events, LWV in Action

The League of Women Voters of Oregon invites you to a program about what’s happening in the current Oregon Legislative Session and what outcomes will affect you. Friday, Feb. 23, 9:30 am-2 pm Oregon State Library, Rooms 102 and 103 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301 Advance registration is required on or before Friday, […]

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