20 February the Arlington League kicked off its High School Registration Campaign at Wakefield HS. League volunteers [President Kathy Matusiak, Lynn Clark, Elizabeth Fogarty, Don Gurney, and Amity Horowitz] were joined by Morgan O’Toole (Inspire Staff) and Wakefield Inspire VA student, Amy Kohan, in classroom presentations and registering seniors eligible to vote in the June primary and November elections.
14 February our league trained volunteers to register Arlington high school students who will be old enough to vote by Nov 6, 2018. President Kathy Matusiak lead the presentation. Watch for these new volunteers at our APS High Schools between 20 February and 2 March as Arlington HS seniors register to use their votes to make their voices heard!
11 February we enjoyed light food selections and drinks at Cassatt's with fellow and prospective League members and learned about all of the wonderful programs we are planning for this year and ... VOLUNTEER-ed!
10 February the Arlington League Redistricting Committee organized the "Opportunity to Work for Fair Redistricting in Virginia" event held at Arlington Mill Community Center featuring One Virginia 2021 Executive Director Brian Cannon. Arlington League Vice-President Joan Porte kicked off the event and facilitated the question and answer session. The League Redistricting Committee meets on a monthly basis to share information and coordinate strategy to increase awareness and support for fair redistricting. New members are welcome to attend.
6 February LWV-Arl participated in a panel discussion on Arlington County Civic Federation's Resolution: Redistricting. Members of the panel were: Don Gurney, LWV-Arl; Brian Cannon - OneVirginia2021; Juliet Hiznay ACCF Legislative Committee. Also in the picture is Duke Banks, ACCF President. The resolution passed. Read the resolution HERE.
30 January members of the Arlington League attended the "State of the Resistance" presentation at Busboys and Poets. Read the report.
21 January our league sponsored a discussion on The Electoral College in “Federalist Papers 10 and 68” presented by Dr. T. Lindsay Moore, Adjunct Professor. United States Military Academy (International Relations) Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University (National Security Studies) Adjunct Professor, National Defense Intelligence College (Law and Intelligence).