Contact: Terry Naydan or Nita Smith, co-presidents
March 21, 2017
League of Women Voters’ 2017 Convention to be held in Louisville, March 31-April 1
LOUISVILLE, KY-The League of Women Voters of Louisville will host the 2017 state League of Women Voters’ Biennial Convention on March 31-April 1.
Members from across the state will meet Friday evening at Romano’s Macaroni Grill, 401 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy, for dinner with speaker Deborah Yetter, Courier-Journal Investigative Reporter, talking about “Fake News.” Dinner is at 7:00 p.m.and the program at 7:45 p.m.
The business meeting will open at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, April 1, at Lang House, 115 S. Ewing Avenue. Members will elect officers and adopt budgets and programs for the coming year. Lunch speaker, Jason Bailey, Executive Director, Kentucky Center for Economic Policy, will discuss Tax Reform in Kentucky. Workshops will focus on Money in Politics, Redistricting, Member Recruitment and Preparations for the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage and the League’s founding.
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.