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.
Citizenship in a democracy requires it. Historical sacrifices demand it.
And if you think you have reasons NOT to vote, think about THIS…
Keep up to date on our Kansas Legislature with LWVK Legislative Liason, Paul Johnson’s, Policy Watch.
Salina LWV Annual Meeting 2018
Members and guests met Saturday April 8 at Mokas South for their annual meeting. Kansas LWV co-president Cille King addressed the group regarding state League activities. The guest speaker, Duane Schrag, spoke about the use of voting machines and the possibilities for errors and hacking with the current systems and procedures.
League Member, Ann Zimmerman, Presents Information Regarding Voter Registration Of Ex-Felons
During a day long Sheriff’s department training on Thursday, November 2, parole and re-entry officers from Saline, Reno, Sedgwick, Wyandotte, Douglas and Shawnee Counties discussed evidence that voter registration, like work and family re-entry support, leads to lower recidivism. To hear about some of the myths and facts surrounding this important topic see the video here.