March  2016

Breaking Down Barriers: Voter Engagement Forum  
VIP: Voting Is Power is at it again!  They will be holding a Voter Engagement Forum on Saturday, March 5th from 10:30am-12:30pm. There will be a presentation from Helena Berbano from Nonprofit Vote about the gaps in civic engagement and the systematic barriers.  To learn more about this event and register (for free!) visit the Voting Is Power site.  
Money Power Vs. The Power of the People   
Join us for this interesting panel discussion on March 29th, 2016 at 6:30pm.  LWVMT, TYPros, VIP and the Center for Democracy and Culture have teamed up to 
create this insightful program on Campaign Finance. 

Money Power Vs. The Power of the People will educate, en gage and activate the participants about the issues of campaign finance and the importance of bringing new voters into our electoral process this year. More information may be found  here .        
Get Involved. Be in the Know. 
The Program Committee is busy this month! Both the Midtown Unit and the Breakfast Unit will be discussing Vision 2025.

Save the Date!  The N. Tulsa Unit is conducti ng a public meeting about Re-entry Into Society After Prison on April 16th.  More information may be found here

Get Involved. Be in the Know Join us at one of the Unit meetings. Edu cated and informed voters are the key to our democracy.  Meeting details and study materials may be found here.
Madam President      
We all know her...The woman who isn't afraid to lead, who isn't afraid to speak up, and never shies away from serving her community...Now you can honor her! 

Nominations are in! Invitations are going out! The Madam President event is only a few short months away. We
re looking forward to honoring some of Tulsa's top women with this event. 

For more details visit our Madam President site.

Don't forget to register prior to the event.  Registrations may be made online (here) or by contacting the office (918-747-7933). 
Candidate Forums
One of the greatest resources provided by The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa  are the candidate forums.  These forums focus on local elections- the issues and the candidates.   Through these forums, and the  Voters' Guides, voters really get a chance to educate themselves before heading to the polls. Read the articles in the links below if you've missed any of our recent candidate forums.

In This Issue
Election Day Plan
Voter Registrar Training
Program Committee Mtgs
Madam President
Vote 411



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