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Saturday, January 25, 2014

Advocacy Organizational Meeting FEBRUARY 1 at 1:30, at the Bristol Library

·         Meet Others Working on Your Issues 
·         Get an Update on Current Issues on the Hill
·         Get pointers on how to lobby
·         Learn How to Track Legislation

Subcommittees include:
Accountable Government (including ethics and open records)
              Civil Liberties
              Election Procedures (voter id, master lever removal, early voting, etc.)
              Environmental Issues
              Gun Control and Gun Safety
              School funding
              Women’s Issues, reproductive rights

Or Monitoring of meetings of the  Board of Elections or
                                                             Ethics Commission
Opportunities include tracking legislation by computer, talking to legislators formally or informally about League positions, attending hearings and presenting testimony prepared together with the Advocacy Committee and the League President. 

We will also update you on the Election Ready Schools Campaign

All League Advocacy is based on our LEAGUE POSITIONS.  Please read those related to your interests at http://lwvri.org/issues-positions-studies.htm

If you are interested in tracking legislation, please bring a laptop if you can. We will show you how.