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. Monthly programs are posted on YouTube within 5 days.
September 2: Testimony opposing the purge of over 30,000 voter applications
Marge Ahrens, Co-president of the League of Women Voters of Kansas, presented testimony on the Kansas Secretary of State’s proposal to purge 30,000 + voter applications deemed “in suspense.”
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.
October 3: Education Options in Johnson County. As our League prepares to update our Position on Education, we present a panel of educators to provide background information on various options for K-12 education. View on YouTube: https://youtu.be/B9nVuMoidxU
November 7: Out on a Limb: Three Branches of Government How are “checks and balances” working in Kansas?
We look forward to seeing you!
December 5: Holiday Social at Sylvester Powell Community Center, 6200 Martway in Mission from 2-4 p.m.
January 9: Propgram Planning for 2016
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
What does the League do?
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