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We are the League of Women Voters of Johnson County, Kansas (located in the Greater Kansas City metro area).  We hold monthly meetings with informational programs in September, October, November, January, February, March, and April at 9 a.m. at Atonement Lutheran Church (lower level Charter Hall), 9948 Metcalf, Overland Park, KS. Social time begins at 8:30 a.m. The public is always welcome.

2015-2016 Calendar

September 12:  Mental Health Issues

Panelists:

  • Captain O”Donnell from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Johnson County Mental Health Department
  • Judge Kevin Moriarty
  • Jackie Chapman, Shawnee Mission School District Special Education

October 3:

 

November 7:

 

December 5:  Holiday Social at Sylvester Powell Community Center, 6200 Martway in Mission from 2-4 p.m.

 

January 9:

 

February 6:

 

March 6:

 

April 2:

 

May 7:  Annual Meeting and Brunch

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

School Funding Facts of Life [Video]
Moderator: Cindy Neighbor
Panelists: Marlin Berry, Olathe School Superintendent;  Jim Hinson, Shawnee Mission School Superintendent; Melissa Rooker, Kansas State Rep.


JoCo in the Know Forum, March 18, 2015
The Status of Mental Health Services in Johnson County: https://youtu.be/jcwu5pGb2cE

Moderator: Jill Quigley, League member and former KS state representative

  • Tim DeWeese, Executive Director, Johnson County Health Department
  • Kyle Kessler, Executive Director, Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas
  • Jason Hess, Executive Director, Heartland Regional Alcohol & Drug Assessment Center (RADAC)
  • Sharon Manson, Member of The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Johnson County
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 What does the League do?

  •    We educate citizens about issues, legislation and candidates.
  •    We encourage individual participation in the political process.
  •    We inform through in-depth, objective study.
  •    We monitor local, state and national government bodies and activities.
  •    We register voters.
  •    We sponsor candidate debates and public issue forums.

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