Making Democracy Work

“Highlights” Video: Lobbying the Legislature

November 11, 2017 / Margaret Noel / Videos of Forums

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 the Oregon State Budget.

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Veterans Day 2017

November 11, 2017 / Margaret Noel / News

The League of Women Voters of Portland acknowledges the contributions of all of our armed services veterans who have dedicated their time to protecting our democracy.

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Job Opening!

November 10, 2017 / Margaret Noel / Employment

OFFICE MANAGER: The League of Women Voters of Portland is seeking an office manager to support our volunteers and manage routine office tasks. The position is for 20 hours/week, starting in mid-January 2018. Applications accepted now. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and seek to hire qualified staff reflecting the diversity of the Portland community. […]

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Contact Your Elected Officials

October 16, 2017 / Margaret Noel / Resources, Take Action

Our 2017-19 Directory of Elected Officials has just been updated. If you want to write or phone your elected representatives – from the President to your local School Board – this is the tool you need. Just updated in October 2017, this includes some new names and contact information. Just 6 pages long, it’s easy […]

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Promoting Civil Discourse – November 14

October 14, 2017 / Margaret Noel / Events

Join us for a conversation on free speech and civil discourse with Mat dos Santos (ACLU OR), Michael Mills (National Policy Consensus Center, PSU) and Wendy Willis, Executive Director of Kitchen Table Democracy and founder of Oregon’s Kitchen Table.         Tuesday, November 14, 7-9 p.m., Multnomah County Board Room, 501 SE Hawthorne […]

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