The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan, nonprofit political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
What does the League do?
We educate citizens about issues, legislation and candidates.
- We encourage individual participation in the political process.
- We inform through in-depth, objective study.
- We monitor local, state and national government bodies and activities.
- We register voters.
- We sponsor candidate debates and public issue forums.
2018 Fall Issues Forum – Monday August 27th – Opiate Addiction – A Tidal Wave of Tragedy
Larry Black, Director of Opioid Use Disorder Grant Outreach and Admission at Central Kansas Foundation, presented an overview of the current addiction crisis in central Kansas, where we are now and where we seem to be heading. He talked about levels of care and options available both for those who are addicted and family and friends searching for a way to help. You can still see this presentation.
Keep up to date on our Kansas Legislature with LWVK Legislative Liason, Paul Johnson’s, Policy Watch.
Counting your vote in Kansas sometimes depends on where you live. Check out this article from the Lawrence Journal World.
To register to vote go to www.KSVotes.org
To get a free Kansas photo ID, go to www.gotvoterid.com
To find your polling place, your districts and your voting history, go to Vote411
Documentary proof of citizenship is NOT required when registering to vote, per the Federal District Court ruling on June 18, 2018, by Judge Julie Robinson declaring the Kansas Documentary Proof of Citizenship law violated the National Voter Registration Act and the U.S. Constitution.
Why Vote??? Citizenship in a democracy requires it. Historical sacrifices demand it. And if you think you have reasons NOT to vote, think about THIS…