2018 Newsletters and Press Releases

Inaugural Edition

18 July Edition: includes a report on the July National Convention in Chicago.

1 Aug 2018 Edition: includes opportunities for various volunteer positions and RSVPs for coming LWV-Arl events.

15 August Edition: introduces the newly forming ERA Committee, future League Events, and links to useful websites.

5 September Edition: reminders of the ERA Committee Meeting 12 September, the Chapter Social 6 October, call for volunteers, a report on the National Capital Area League Summer Workshop, and, the 29 September Alexandria School Board Debates.

18 Sept Edition: calls for volunteers to register high school seniors for the November 6th 2018 Election, reminds members to lobby the County Board on the ERA Sept 22nd, and lists the coming membership social and the Sips and Civility meeting on Restoration of voting Rights in Virginia.

17 October Edition: reminds us to attend candidate forums for state and county elections and reminds us that absentee voting is open here in Arlington.

7 November Edition: includes a message from the president reporting that we registered nearly 500 new voters, sent 1500 GetOutTheVote postacards to loow turnout areas of VA, and provided absentee voting information to countless mid-term voters.

21 November Edition: contains a Holiday Greeting from our chapter president, chapter news and meetings, deadline for registering for the Pre-General Legislation Session 5 December in Richmond, and a panel discussion on Women’s Equality at National Archives on 7 December.

19 Dec Edition: contains a call for support for the Voter Girl Program, an invitation tothe Quarterly Membership Meeting on 12 January, and notes from the VA State Pre-Legislation meeting.

Read our News Releases here.

13 August - Women's Equality Day edition reviews the Achievements of the League of Women Voters and the Arlington League.

4 September - Voter Registration Day 2018 edition: EVERY VOTE COUNTS !

25 September - Sips and Civility: Restoration of Voting Rights

27 September - Ending Partisan Gerrymandering

29 September - Alexandria School Board Debates

2 October - Secure the Vote: Safeguarding our Elections – A Panel Discussion

24 October - Take Action and Learn About Redistricting Commissions: What Works

25 October - County Board Candidate Debate

3 November - The Most Dangerous Threat to Our Freedoms You Didn't Know About- How you can stop it! > a constitutional convention.

5 December - Information: What happens at the WLRTs? (Women’s Legislative Round Tables)