LWVNY Regional Training Workshops

 

The League of Women Voters of NYS invites all members to come to training workshops being held throughout the state on Saturdays from 10:00 - 4:00 in March. All members are invited to attend any or all of the workshops. All local Leagues board members are strongly encouraged to attend at least part of the day. Lunch will be provided and will allow for informal networking among the attendees. 

You can register online, or print off a registration form and mail it with a check. Send them to LWVNYS at The Blake, 1 Steuben Place, Albany.

DATES and LOCATIONS

March 2, Rochester $25 (registration deadline Feb. 23)
The Perkins Manor, 494 East Avenue, Rochester

March 9, Port Washington/Manhasset Area $25 (registration deadline March 1)
Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 48 Shelter Rock Rd, Manhasset

March 16, Cortland Area (mid-state) $25 (registration deadline March 8)
Central NY Living History Center, 4386 US Route 11, Homer

March 23, Capital Region $25 (registration deadline March 15)
The Blake, 1 Steuben Place, Albany

Schedule:

9:30-10:00    Coffee and Welcome

10:00-11:00  The Wild Ride: Get Ready for the 2024 Election Season!

11:15-12:15    First Workshops

  • The Story of Us: Evaluating and Tracking League Programs
  • Bridge to Excellence - Strengthening Local Leagues Through DEI Mastery

12:15-1:15      Lunch (networking)

1:15-2:15        Second Workshops

  • How and Why Not to Do it All: Leading a Local League
  • Making Your Voice Heard: Citizens and Local Leagues

2:30-3:30        Third Workshops

  • Engaging College Students in Their Communities and Beyond
  • Fact vs. Fiction: Training the Public on Determining Mis and Dis-Information

Workshop Sessions:

The Wild Ride: Get Ready for the 2024 Election Season!

This interactive workshop will provide you with the processes and tools you will need to run a successful 2024 election season in NYS, with a focus on Get Out the Vote. Small groups will explore successful GOTV efforts and ideas. A full list of creative ideas for GOTV will be developed and shared with all. Recent updates to voter service toolkits and new ideas for youth engagement will also be presented.

The Story of Us: Evaluating and Tracking League Programs

How do we tell our story to the public and why is this so important? Tracking our programs and successes help to amplify our voice and visibility in the public sector. Come learn how and why we need to improve these skills.

Bridge to Excellence - Strengthening Local Leagues Through DEI Mastery

Dive into our dynamic session with review of a handout designed to empower local Leagues and their members with actionable DEI insights. Next, we'll decode several findings from the most recent DEI Self-Asses...

CAST YOUR VOTE

The League was founded on the principle that everyone has the right to vote, and encourages all citizens to exercise that right. Find out everything you need to register to vote, and to the polls.

BE INFORMED

The League has information to help you understand important issues of the day through our forums on topics such as climate change, health care and redistricting. We also sponsor candidate debates to help you decide which candidates deserve your vote.

GET INVOLVED

Volunteer with the League! We have opportunities to register voters and to help get underrepresented citizens to the polls. Help us provide the programs and events that help the League make democracy happen.

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