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Celebrating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment: Women Vote Learning from the Past, Imagining the Future
Our TRAVELING EXHIBIT tells the story of how women gained the vote, in Kansas in 1912 and nationally in 1920. The exhibit will be in Salina from September 25th to October 12th. Kansas Wesleyan University History Department and the League of Women Voters of Salina will host an opening reception in honor of the exhibit at the Student Center September 25th, 5:30-6:30. All are welcome and refreshments will be served. October 3rd the exhibit will move to the Smoky Hill Museum and then to St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church on October 11th and 12th for the NAACP state meeting. If you missed the display in Salina, see the rest of the schedule at TRAVELING EXHIBIT
Candidate Forum October 25, 2018
2018 Midterm Election Candidates, J.R. Claeys (not pictured), Gerrett Morris , Diana Dierks, and Steven Johnson answer questions at the Candidate Forum October 25, 2018. Watch the candidate forum now.
Salina LWV Annual Meeting 2019
Members and guests met Saturday April 6 at Mokas South for their annual meeting. Kansas LWV co-president Cille King addressed the group regarding state League activities. The guest speaker, Mike Schrage, Salina City Manager, spoke about many of the current issues facing Salina including tax changes, the downtown and river renewal projects, affordable housing challenges, city budget and financing, and
the Shilling groundwater contamination issue. Read the DRAFT minutes of the annual meeting.
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.
2019 Fall Issues Forum – Monday August 26th – Solar Energy for Your Home or Business
Flint Hills Renewable Energy and Efficiency Cooperative based in Manhattan, Kansas is a nonprofit group of volunteers dedicated to efficient, clean, and home grown energy. Bill Dorsett, Co-Director, shared informative and thought provoking data and insights regarding the personal use of solar energy in Kansas today.
Candidate Forum October 17, 2017
Bipartisan Women’s Caucus September 16, 2017
The video of the presentation of the Bipartisan Women’s Caucus is NOW VIEWABLE. It can be seen on demand on YouTube.