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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of individuals in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Here are the schedules for local government meetings for the week of July 28:

President's Report for 2014

League Members Hear Newly Elected State President

The League of Women Voters of San Luis Obispo County held its 2014 Annual Meeting on Saturday, June 14, at the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo. Incorporating flag decorations on each table, plus red, white and blue balloons to mark the Opportunity Drawings the League celebrated the closing of a highly successful year which saw gains in membership and participation. The final highlight was LWVC Helen Hutchison's explanation of League program and lobbying works on the State level. Helen Hutchison, is the newly appointed President of the League of Women Voters of California, is currently Vice President for Advocacy & Program for the LWVC. She was appointed President of the LWVC by the Board of Directors on May 18 and will assume the presidency effective June 30, 2014.

Our Latest Event!!!

LWVSLO Moderates Discussion about Homeless Center in SLO

Left to right are G. McIntosh, L. Weir, B. Thoma, and J. Spatafore

To a crowd that included "standing room only" attendees, the League of Women Voters of San Luis Obispo County moderated and co-hosted a public forum on a homeless center to be built at 40 Prado Road. Read more here:

The event was co-sponsored by the San Luis Obispo County Housing Trust Fund, United Way of San Luis Obispo County, and the Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County's Action for Healthy Communities. Funds for the videotaping were provided by the County Board of Supervisors' Community Project Grant funds. Read the full report.

"View the video complete with audience questions and answers."

What Have We Done Lately?

LWVSLO Hears Social Media Specialist

Whitney Diaz, currently the Digital Brand Strategist at Verdin, was the featured speaker at the League of Women Voters Salon Series presentation on Saturday, March 1 at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Room of Union Bank. Read the full report here.

The Salon Series is a service of the League of Women Voters of San Luis Obispo County providing learning opportunities for League members and the public. The presentation was FREE and open to the public.