Program Committee Meeting

Shailaja Marion Announcement

LWVMT Members are welcome to join the LWVMT Program Committee for their monthly meeting on Monday, December 2 at 5:30pm. The December meeting of the Program Committee will include updates on moving forward with several topics previously discussed, as well as a review/discussion on the current format of the program committee properties (e.g. meet-ups, luncheons, etc). When: Monday, December 2ndWhere: …

The State of Civics Education in Oklahoma

Shailaja Marion Announcement

Oklahoma no longer requires Civics be taught in public schools. Which, in today’s political climate, might be doing a disservice to our students. The November 26th Breakfast Meet-up will be focused on a discussion of Civics Education and what can be done to re-institute the requirement of teaching Civics in Oklahoma public schools. Recommended Reading: What Does Civics Education Look …

Advocacy After Work

Shailaja Marion Announcement

The LWVMT Program Committee would like you to join us for our happy hour meet-up, Cocktails & Council at 5:30 p.m. on November 21, 2019, at Hotel Indigo in downtown Tulsa! In attendance we will have City Councilor Vanessa Hall-Harper of District 1. It’s an opportunity to sit back, relax, and discuss current issues in an informal environment. We encourage …

Building Greater Equality in Tulsa

Shailaja Marion Announcement

This meeting welcomes City of Tulsa Deputy Mayor Amy Brown and Major Laurel Roberts from the Tulsa Police Department as the discussion continues on concerns about racial bias in our city’s policing efforts. Our guest, Deputy Mayor Amy Brown served as an aide for former Mayor Kathy Taylor. Bynum was elected mayor in 2016, and Brown was appointed deputy mayor …

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 …