This is the year for nonpartisan elections like city councils and school boards. Don’t be left out! Register to vote or check your registration at iwllvote.com!
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You can suggest additional riffs by contributing them to our Google Doc, You Might Be A Democrat
WSU Tri-Cities will be hosting COVID-19 vaccination clinics every Wednesday through the month of September. These will be free and open to the public. Look for the mobile medical unit in the Floyd Building parking lot.
This is just a reminder that the Washington State organization of the League of Women Voters has some excellent resources on becoming involved in your democracy.
Columbia Legal Services are sponsoring a virtual town hall on September 8. See the details by clicking the link below.
People in Washington should have a fair chance to rebuild their lives. They shouldn’t be denied because they can’t afford to pay off court debts. Please join us on Wednesday, September 8 at 5 pm for a community conversation on how legislative advocacy can continue to reform the system of legal financial obligations (LFOs) in Washington State.
For our September meeting (on the 10th at 6pm), we plan to open the floor to local candidates who are interested in speaking to us. Each candidate will be given a few minutes to introduce themselves and (time permitting), answer questions from the audience.
Due to the COVID-19 rates in our area, this meeting will be online only. We hope to return to hybrid meetings in October.