Observer Corps Reports

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Observer Corps members are the eyes and ears of the League at public. We attend virtually and hopefully soon in person, identifying ourselves as LWV Observers, to watch and report on issues related to League positions and priorities. If you can help out by reporting on Wichita City Council, Sedgwick County Commission or any other… Read more »

Observer Corps Reports

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Government transparency is a vital part of the League’s mission. The Observer Corps is one way that Leagues promote open government on a local level. Previous reports: February 2021 March 2021 April 2021 Metropolitan Area Planning Commission WAMPO Transportation Policy Board (TPB) Meeting, April 13, 2021 Relevant issues & actions taken: $3,789,097 is available for… Read more »

Observer Corps Reports

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Government transparency is a vital part of the League’s mission. The Observer Corps is one way that Leagues promote open government on a local level. Previous reports: February 2021 March 2021 Wichita City Council Meetings Regular City Council meetings are broadcast live on Channel 7 at 9:00 AM on Tuesdays, or you can watch live… Read more »

Observer Corps Reports

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Government transparency is a vital part of the League’s mission. The Observer Corps is one way that Leagues promote open government on a local level. Click for previous reports. Wichita City Council Meetings Regular City Council meetings are broadcast live on Channel 7 at 9:00 AM on Tuesdays, or you can watch live or archived… Read more »

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Reading List

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The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee has developed a reading list for members interested in continued learning and appreciation of DEI issues. This list was compiled based on critic reviews and other online booklists. Although it contains a variety of diverse groups and topics, it is not intended to convey every experience or issue… Read more »

Are we ready to serve our planet?

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Lots of U.S. Leagues already are! Non-partisan Leaguers have been hearing about the ultimate non-partisan issue: “climate change,” but what exactly is it? Climate change is THE story everyone needs to understand. If you watch the short videos below, explore the websites, and/or see what the city of Elgin IL (population 108,000) did, you will… Read more »

Observer Corps Reports

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Government transparency is a vital part of the League’s mission since our founding in 1920. The Observer Corps is one way that Leagues promote open government on a local level. Our efforts in government transparency reinforce our reputation of fairness, nonpartisanship and trust. League members attend government meetings to learn what their government is doing… Read more »

Who decides how to spend our transportation money?

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In Kansas, transportation planners, elected officials and other decision-makers do not appear to consider changing needs of current and future residents; preferred modes of transportation; changing climate; or quality of life. Kansas is changing: Generation Zs and Millennials will soon comprise over 50% of our population; and aging Baby Boomers will soon make up almost… Read more »

Take action to support Medicaid expansion in Kansas

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As a League of Women Voters member, you are probably well aware that voting rights are not the only rights that the League supports. We are at a critical moment for the right of all Kansans to have accessible, affordable healthcare. This is one of those rights the League supports and with that intent, it… Read more »