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LWVUS to Offer Policy Briefings

Upcoming Webinars

LWVUS will hold a series of policy briefings in the spring of 2019. Please join sign up for the individual webinars below! Materials and recordings of the webinar will be placed on this page once they are available.

Stay tuned for additional webinars!

Past Webinars

Materials and recordings of past webinars are included below.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 3-4PM Eastern

LWVUS Policy and Action: Census 2020

This webinar will discuss how Leagues can get involved with the 2020 Census. We'll highlight the resources, opportunities, and policies driving the implementation of the 2020 Census.

View the Recording Here
Check out the Census Action Kit for more guidance

Tuesday, June 11 3-4PM  Eastern

LWVUS Policy Update: 2019 Legislation and Litigation Efforts

Join LWVUS Director of Advocacy and Litigation, Celina Stewart, and Policy and Legislative Affairs Senior Manager, Jessica Jones Capparell, for a mid-year update on LWVUS legislation and litigation efforts. 

View the Recording here!

 


Tuesday, May 21 3-4 PM  Eastern

LWVUS Policy Update: For the People Act

Join LWVUS policy and advocacy staff for an update on the movement of HR1, the For the People Act. We will discuss updates on the Senate version of the bill.

View the Recording Here!
FTPA Postcard and instructions 
For the People One Pager (pdf)
Slides for the Presentation (coming soon)
LWVUS memo calling for a Hearing

 

Tuesday, April 23, 3-4 PM Eastern

LWVUS Policy Update: HR4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act

Join LWVUS policy and advocacy staff to discuss HR4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act.  The legislation responds directly and responsibly to the 2013 Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder and subsequent decisions by state and local jurisdictions to implement discriminatory practices connected to our elections. It will modernize and repair the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Recording of the Webinar
LWVUS Memo to Congress on this Issue
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights 2018 Statutory Report (pdf)