June 17th 6-7:30 pm Elkhart Aquatic Center “A Century of Votes for Women”

9 Jun

Lite refreshments will be offered, so please comment here on the blog or phone 574 596-6052 and let us know you are coming. Bring your daughters and their friends. (husbands also) This will be a fantastic Program on Women’s voting legacy.

Help us Fight for Redistricting and Voters Rights-Join the Elkhart League Today

1 Jun

 Dear Members and Friends, 

It’s that time of year again – time to renew your League membership! Thank you for past support and for renewing today so we can continue to have the impact you’ve come to expect from the League! 

 We need your renewed membership now to ensure that we can accomplish our ambitious schedule of activities in the coming year. We continue to hold our base dues, at $60annually, to encourage maximum participation from the community. You are also encouraged to contribute toward our Education Fund. The Education Fund enabled these activities this last year even during COVID 19.

Elkhart Environmental Center Tour,  Police Relations Event at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

Zoom Workshop on Racism,  Redistricting Report,  League 100thanniversary tea at Havilah Beardsley House with Helen Beardsley Program. An overview of the new State law excluding wet land protection by Hoosier Environmental Director.  And don’t forget to attend our June 17thmeeting at the Aquatic Center

“Gender and Voting”  6-7:30 pm Presented by ND professor Christina Wolbrecht

In this time of heightened partisanship, gridlock between policy makers and increased frustration among the public, there has never been a more urgent need for the reasoned, factual and civil voice the League of Women Voters brings to our community.

 As a member, you are a crucial part of our non-partisan, hands-on work to safeguard democracy and create lasting change. Thank you for your continued commitment to the League of Women Voters. We are counting on you to renew today!

Our new fiscal year starts in July. Please have your membership dues mailed by then if possible so we can get you on the National and State rosters as well as our Elkhart County Program Book

 Send checks to :  Mike Settles Treasurer, LWV of Elkhart County     409 N. Vine Elkhart Indiana 46514

574-596-9810     We Protect Voters Rights.

What Would Our world of Politics look like if women did not have a voice?

28 May

Gender and Voting

presented by Christina Wolbrecht

June 17th 6-7:30pm

Elkhart Aquatic Center

Please come and enjoy this very engaging speaker, The Public is always welcome to League meetings

Professor Wolbrecht attended Pacific Lutheran University, graduating with a BA in political science in 1992.[1] She then received an MA in political science from Washington University in St. Louis in 1994, and a PhD there in 1997.[1] Wolbrecht’s PhD dissertation won the Best Dissertation Award from the Women and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association.[1] After obtaining her PhD, Wolbrecht joined the political science faculty at the University of Notre Dame.

Affiliation: University of Notre DameAward: Victoria Schuck AwardResearch interests: American politics, Political Parties, Women, Gender, American political development.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christina_Wolbrecht

Link to recorded environmental event https://www.facebook.com/hecweb/videos/317513959783563

21 May

League Members Protect Voters Rights! Send this Letter to Senators Braun & Young

21 May

 

   Please promote voting rights bill S 1 “For The People Act”.
 A letter is attached to this email that members are asked to send either via email or U.S. Mail to our state’s U.S. Senators. When E-mailing you will have to use the fill in forms on their sites as they always want to know your information. Then just copy and paste the letter into the space provided and you are done.  It only takes a few minutes- they have to know we are watching out for voting rights.     
 
Contact information:
Senator Todd Young:  https://www.young.senate.gov/contact or 185 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.  20510
 
Senator Mike Braun:  https://www.braun.senate.gov/contact-mike or 374 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510
Here is the letter.  
 

Wet Lands of Indiana no longer Protected! Join our 7 pm-May 20th Zoom meeting with Hoosier Environmental Council Director — League of Women Voters of Elkhart County

17 May

“Climate Solutions in Indiana: What Policy Paths in Indiana?” Presented by Jesse Kharbanda, Executive Director of the HEC 5-20 2021 7pm Zoom and face book links below http://facebook.com/hecweb use this log in at 7pm on Thursday May 20th. before, please invite Facebook friends here https://www.facebook.com/events/465391391463017 If you don’t have Facebook use Zoom below https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83611208835?pwd=c2dVSGprdk8yZ0dlZTVaMWpLVkxkQT09 Hoosier […]

Wet Lands of Indiana no longer Protected! Join our 7 pm-May 20th Zoom meeting with Hoosier Environmental Council Director — League of Women Voters of Elkhart County

Photos from 100th Anniversary of 19th amendment & LWV Tea

26 Apr
Speaker Professor April Lidinsly
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SCHOOL REFERENDUM VOTE MAY 4TH

26 Apr
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Taking a moment to E-mail or phone your legislator can work. Please continue being active in your government.

23 Apr

Celebrate Earth Day By having Gov. Holcomb VETO loss of wetlands protection bill SB 389

22 Apr

Governor Holcomb: Email http://www.in.gov/gov/2752.htm

State House Room 206

Indianapolis, IN 46204-2797

Phone 317-232-4567

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