The League of Women Voters of Kentucky will hold its biennial convention at Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill this weekend, April 10-11, 2015. Members will hear about expanding domestic violence protections and House Bill 8, the ‘dating violence’ bill from a panel including Senator Whitney Westerfield, ( R ) Christian County, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Gretchen Hunt, Staff Attorney with the KY Association of Sexual Assault Programs and Neil Ward, Bell County Attorney.
Members will also hear from Melissa Currence, League member in Cincinnati and former co-chair of the LWVUS Young People Task Force. Ms. Currence will speak about Building the League of the Future. The panel is scheduled Saturday beginning at 1:15 p.m. (ET) and Ms. Currence will speak at the lunch hour, both at the West Family Wash House at Shakertown.