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Colorado General Assembly Session Begins

The first day of the 2020 Colorado Legislative session is January 8.

Visit the Colorado General Assembly web site for information about committee meetings, bills, and votes here.

Use this link for live video and audio streams, or to look up your legislator here.



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Bold Women Change History Speaker Series: Susan Helms

History Colorado will offer an opportunity to learn more about Susan Helms, Retired Astronaut. , on Thursday evening, January 9 at the History Colorado Center. The presentation cost is $25. History Colorado members' discounted cost is $15. The students cost is $10.

For more information, the History Colorado event web site is here. Tickets sell out fast, so don't delay.



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Denver Womxn's March

The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties will join with other Leaguers at the State League office and together participate in the local Denver Womxn's March on Saturday morning, January 18. Join us as we show support for social justice, human rights, and equality for women and all marginalized people nationwide. Meet at the League of Women Voters of Colorado office for coffee and donuts before we march.

See the State League's information here.



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Colorado Women Lecture: Agnes Wright Spring

History Colorado will offer an opportunity to learn more about Agnes Wright Spring, Author, Suffragist, and Historian in the American West, on Saturday afternoon, January 25 at the Byers-Evans House Museum. The presentation cost is $6 for non-members and $5 for History Colorado members.

For more information, the History Colorado event web site is here.



☆ IT'S EASY TO REGISTER TO VOTE ONLINE ☆

Did you know? You can register to vote or change your address online 24/7 by going to the Colorado Secretary of State's web site here. It's easy and only takes a couple of minutes.

☆ New Resource From LWV ☆

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Send A Message

There is a new resource available from the League of Women Voters: Send A Message is the directory of Colorado Directory of National & State Officials for 2019 - 2020. You can download it here.


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Communicating Effectively With Your Representative

On the subject of action alerts, here are some helpful tips on how to contact your representatives effectively from the Jefferson County League's newsletter:

A quick telephone call to your representative is easiest. Most legislators count calls supporting or opposing bills and those from their own constituents count the most.

Email is another good way to communicate with your legislator. Here are some tips to communicate your position to your representative:
• State the bill number in the subject line
• Keep the email short and to the point
• If you have a personal story relevant to the issue, include it
• Use bullets when possible to make it more readable



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League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties 50th Anniversary

Join the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of our founding in 2019. We proudly support democracy through voter registration, voter education, and encouraging civic engagement. here.