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Welcome to the League of Women Voters of Portland

The League of Women Voters of Portland is a nonpartisan political organization that promotes informed and active participation in government. Membership is open to all, men and women, who are interested in learning how the government operates and have a desire to make a difference.

The League of Women Voters of Portland is a nonpartisan political organization that promotes informed and active participation in government.  Membership is open to all, men and women, who are interested in learning how the government operates and have a desire to make a difference.


Member Alert: Local Convention Handbook 2015 published


Portland Public School Candidate Forum

Hosted by PPS Students

The forum will be in the Grant High Library from 1:45 - 3:15 on Wednesday, May 6th.  All candidates have agreed to attend. They will use much the same format as the recent LWV / PTA-hosted forum but with questions focused on high schools and high school students. 
US Grant High School 
2245 NE 36th Avenue, Portland

Member Alert: Local Convention, May 12th!

Make Reservations/Pay for Dinner Here

Business Meeting Resources (Convention Workbook, Bylaws Revisions, Nominations, etc.)

Silent Auction Flyer


Portland Public Schools School Board Candidate Forums

Video Now Available on YouTube
Announcing the Voters' Guide for the May 19, 2015 Special Election, School Boards for:
  • Mount Hood Community College
  • Portland Community College
  • Multnomah Education Service District
  • Centennial School District
  • Corbett School District
  • David Douglas School District
  • Gresham-Barlow School District
  • Parkrose School District
  • Portland School District
  • Reynolds School District
  • Riverdale School District

Members: Help Develop the League Position!

Consensus Questions for the "Children at Risk" position and The "Children at Risk" Study


Upcoming Forums!

Helping Voters Understand Their Ballots 

League of Women Voters of Portland, Community & Parents for Public Schools, and Portland Council PTA Present
Portland Public Schools School Board Candidate Forums

Wednesday, April 22
Blanchard Education Service Center
501 N. Dixon Street Portland, Oregon 97227
7:00 – 8:30 pm


Annual Silent Auction – What can you donate?

Offer an old time-tested standby 
or surprise and astonish us with the next great idea!  
Support our office and staff expenses.  How to donate

April Newsletter

Read about Civic Education presenters, Local Convention schedule and features, proposed bylaws changes, new members, upcoming Voter Forums, and much more!
Click here.

Read it here first!  Updated and Expanded:


April Civic Education

Children at Risk

Join us for a panel discussion with Molly Day, Early Learning Director, Early Learning Multnomah; Bill Thomas, Early Learning Director, Early Learning Washington County; and Chris Vogel, Co-Chair, LWVOR-Education Fund Study. Attendees will also view “Are We Crazy About our Kids?” a video considering the costs and benefits of investing in young children. See flyer here.

 

Tuesday, April 14 2015, 7 - 9 pm
Multnomah County Building, Board Room
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland

 

ChildrenLWV of Oregon Study

The Children at Risk

LWVOR has published the restudy of Children at Risk.  Consensus will be done in April.

 


Read it here first!  Our new study:


March Civic Education

Juvenile Justice:  Solutions for Youth in Trouble

“The best place for a youth to be is with their own family or as close to a healthy, functioning family as possible, in order to lead productive, crime-free lives,” was the emphasis of the panel March 10th.

2015 March General Meeting Juvenile Justice

L-R top, Pat Chor, League moderator and Shannon Myrick, Strategic Initiatives Manager, Oregon Youth Authority (OYA); bottom, Deena Corso, Senior Manager, Juvenile Services Division, Multnomah County Dept. of Community Justice and Margaret J.F. Braun, Senior Research Analyst, OYA.

 

Watch the program online here.

 

 

 


February Civic Education 

 

Panel:Economic Development and the PDCThe Panel at our February 10th General Meeting on Economic Development and the Portland Development Commission L-R: Chris Harder, Economic Development Director for the Portland Development Commission (PDC); Lisa Abuaf, Central City Manager for the PDC; Barbara Dudley, League moderator; John Russell, founder of the Russell Development Company; and Rey España, Deputy Director of the Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA).

MetroEast Media taped the program. You can watch online here

 

 

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