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The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
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The League of Women Voters of Santa Monica in both its values and practices, affirms its belief and commitment to diversity and pluralism, which means there shall be no barriers to participation in any activity of the LWV on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.
 

November 2013

Program Planning in League is more than what will be our next public event.  Program planning is part of the process where we set our priorities for the coming two years.  Will we have a new study or update an old one?  Will we focus on education and action around an adopted position?

We will be doing program planning at the national and local levels early next year, but it is not too early to start thinking. 
To get you started links to all of our current positions - local, county, state and national can be found on our website

EDUCATION FUNDING
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As a result of program planning at the state level last spring, one area selected for education and/or action was Public Education with the focus on early childhood education and the newly adopted Local Control Funding Formula.

 

At a special board meeting on Tuesday, November 19th at 4:00p.m. in the Lincoln Middle School Cafetorium the community, along with the Board of Education, will have the opportunity to listen to a thorough presentation of this new formula as our local schools start planning for implementation.  More information and the full agenda are available here. 

MEMBERSHIP

This is the time of the year when we renew our memberships.  Many have and we thank you for your promptness!  If you have not and can't remember where the form is, you can just click on the join button to the left and either print out the form or pay with Paypal. If you can't remember, email treas@lwvsantamonica.org to check. If you are not a member, this is the ideal time to join, the beginning of a new League year, the start of our 80th Birthday celebrations. Go to the same page, same instructions.  

 

League of Women Voters of Santa Monica
P. O. Box 1265
Santa Monica, CA 90406
Phone: 310-692-1494
www.lwvsantamonica.org  

 

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