Making Democracy Work

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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It’s time to improve Obamacare, not dismantle it

October 13, 2017 / Margaret Noel / LWV in Action, News

On October 13, League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement in response to the White House executive order to end health care subsidies in the Affordable Care Act: “President Trump’s executive order to end health care subsidies for insurance companies will raise premiums and leave more Americans without meaningful health insurance. […]

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Make your voice heard in the Oregon Legislature – View recordings

October 12, 2017 / Margaret Noel / Videos of Forums

Our October 10 event, open to the public, offered practical advice on effectively making your case in Salem. Panelists included a state legislator, a LWV lobbyist, and a citizen who successfully lobbied for mothers’ rights – all speaking about what works to persuade legislators. Listen to the recordings of this discussion to learn how to […]

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