On Membership with the League

Lynn Staggs Blog Post

When this year’s board met for the first time in July, it was a no-brainer that one of the areas we needed to focus on was increasing membership. Because we haven’t had a focused membership campaign in the last couple of years, our membership numbers have dropped. So the membership committee, chaired by Anne Williams, has been reaching out to …

Independent Commission for Redistricting

Lynn Staggs Blog Post

As a member of the League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa, I’ve heard more than one person say, “my vote doesn’t count, so why bother?”. Our country was built on checks and balances, designed to give the people the ultimate power at the ballot box to determine their representation in government. Democracy and a government “for the people, by …

National Voter Registration Day

Lacey Caywood Blog Post, News

This coming Tuesday marks the 7th annual National Voter Registration Day. National Voter Registration Day was created as a national holiday to celebrate our democracy and increase voter registration and turnout. It was also created bring broad awareness of voter registration opportunities and celebrate voter participation, our primary way to influence democracy. In 2018, 865,015 registrations were completed through hundreds …

Shailaja Marion Blog Post

The board held its first meeting on Sat., July 27, following the board orientation. The primary areas the board will focus on this year are increasing membership and revenue. During the months when we didn’t have paid office staff, our membership drive efforts waned and, as a result, so did our number of members. If you haven’t paid your membership …