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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.


April Newsletter

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

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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.



Silent Auction-What Would You Like To Donate?


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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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