LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS VISION STATEMENT
We envision a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge, and the confidence to participate.
The premier publication of many Local Leagues is the "They Represent You" flyer. The TRY contains information about every elected official within a given county. The League of Women Voters of Thurston County TRY is available at many public places around the county, such as libraries, county offices, human services organizations, and the Chamber of Commerce. -
LWVWA Endorses Initiative 1000 --Equality through Affirmative Action
Click here to reach our Confronting Racism page and find more information about this Initiative to the Legislature.
Sign Up For Action Workshop in Shoreline
Join us as we work to create change on critical issues affecting our state next year! The final LWVWA Action Workshop prior to the legislative session will provide a chance to hear from local lawmakers, get information about key issues in Washington State, and ways get involved in issues that you are passionate about. Learn how you can advocate and gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to defend our democracy. Keynote Speaker, Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz, will be discussing environmental areas of concern for our state. See more information and sign up here.
Confronting Racism: an Ongoing LWVTC Charge
Do not accept what is; confront it and move toward what should be.
You can read a book written by a person of color. Just visit any library to find lots of options.
You can also participate in the
Embracing Diversity Event: Book/Movie/Talk
Details of this event are available here.
IMMIGRATION A LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS PRIORITY
The LWVUS priority statement related to Immigration is: Immigration policies should promote reunification of immediate families; market economic, business and employment needs; and be responsive to those facing political persecution or humanitarian crises.
You will find more immigration related information on the Confronting Racism page.
Saturday, January 5th, 10 - 12 at 1st United Methodist Church in Tacoma - League of Women Voters of Tacoma/Pierce County will be holding a meeting regarding Immigration. Further details will be posted as they become available.
HOW WE WORK
The LWVTC Board was "in retreat" on July 16, 2018, and came up with some exciting plans for the coming year. The Board plans to offer some new type activities/events, some for League members and several for county/community residents as well. A notable addition will be "conversation cafe" events held at various places in the county. We will reach out to residents who may be less familiar with the League. Some of the larger community meetings at Olympia Center will continue.
See the UPCOMING EVENTS page for details as time/place is confirmed for each. If you have an interest in being involved in and of the activities you see there, contact any Board member and let them know. To find out about our current Board, check out the LEADERSHIP page.
League members continually stay active with advocacy and voter education undertakings. Chief among them is helping people get registered and obtain information so they can vote. The VOTER INFO pages are a great help for anyone seeking information about candidates and voting. While opportunities to be involved in influencing and shaping policy are found on both our ISSUES and Advocacy pages.