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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

“We’re All in This Together: Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT)”   Learn how the CIT model encourages communities, families, law enforcement officers, and mental health professionals to work together.


  • Tim DeWeese, Director, Johnson County  Mental Health
  • The Honorable Kevin Moriarty, Johnson County District Judge, Division #14
  • Corporal Ken Whiteside, Leawood Police, Vice-Chair Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)
  • Jackie Chapman, Director of Special Education, Shawnee Mission Schools.

 We look forward to seeing you!

October 3:  Education in Johnson County: Public, Charter, or Home Schools 



November 7: Out on a Limb: Three Branches of Government How are “checks and balances” working in Kansas? 


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:

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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