Call to Action: Decreasing Barriers to Voting

Shailaja Marion Announcement

EDIT: The Senate is currently discussing SB 210 (formerly SB 1779). Please contact your Senators ASAP. Action needed today! Moving swiftly to negate Monday’s Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling, Oklahoma lawmakers expect to push legislation through the House of Representatives that would reinstate the notarization requirement. SB 1779 bill would largely overturn the Supreme Court’s decision on absentee ballot notarization. SB 1779 …

A Case for Advocacy

Shailaja Marion Announcement

The February 25th Breakfast Meet-up will be focused on a discussion of using the League Positions for advocacy. For a review: Presentation on legislative bill tracking State Impact Oklahoma issues to watch; Day of Action at the Capitol, organized by LWV Oklahoma When: Tuesday, February 25th Where: Dilly DinerTime: 7:00am – 8:00amRSVP: Here

A Letter to the Mayor

Lynn Staggs Blog Post

In a letter written January 9, 2020, to the Honorable Mayor G.T. Bynum: Dear Mayor Bynum,  Over the past few months, the League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa embarked on a series of meetings to better understand the issue of racial bias in policing. We met with our membership, city leadership, and the community at-large. We also studied the Tulsa Equality Indicators, the Human Rights Watch report, and heard from a local citizen commission.   The result …

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 …

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 …