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 »