Falls Church

Falls Church

Join LWV-Falls Church in upcoming civic discussions - check out the calendar link on the left.

 

What you need to know November 3, 2020 general election

Event Date: 
Nov 15 2020 - 3:00pm
Join us for a virtual discussion on current issues facing Falls Church with Mayor David Tarter. The Mayor will take questions from the audience.

Join LWV today!  Your support and membership goes directly to the League's work to protect and defend our democracy. 

Event Date: 
Dec 5 2020 - 3:00pm
Program Chair Sarah Kemp will lead a discussion of The Woman's Hour - The Great Fight to Win the Vote by Elaine Weiss, a dramatic account of the final chapter in the fight to win ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment.
Event Date: 
Oct 1 2020 - 7:00pm

Join a members-only discussion of the Election Position Study, which will inform updates to the state league's policy positions on election integrity, election security, internet voting, and voter ID.  Allison Brown will present a summary of the E

Event Date: 
Sep 23 2020 - 7:30pm

Please join us for a forum to learn about the three candidates for FCC's City Council spot, which will be part of the Nov.

Event Date: 
Sep 13 2020 - 3:00pm
Event location: 

Zoom, Link to recording below

We held a Virtual Discussion with Letty Hardi on Current Issues Facing Falls Church - learn more about how FCC is working to challenge racism,

Event Date: 
Aug 4 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event location: 

Watch the video at the link below

Online activist Sidney Hong discussed how to get involved, educate, and drive policy, all while living in a world of COVID-19 and physical distancing; watch the recording here:

Event Date: 
Aug 23 2020 - 3:30pm
Event location: 

Zoom, recording posted below

Delegate Marcus Simon discussed the 2020 Virginia legislative session, including the August special session, and shared tips for advocacy while we're social distancing.  

Event Date: 
Jul 26 2020 - 3:30pm
Event location: 

View Recording at Link Below

Join Renee Andrews and David Bjerke for a discussion on critical election issues as we get ready for November 2020.  Renee is a member of Falls Church City's Electoral Board, and David is the Falls Church City Registrar.  View the recording:

Event Date: 
Mar 7 2020 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Event location: 

Cleveland Park Library

Election 2020: Challenges Ahead
*How reliable is our news?  
*Are all voters--local and nationwide--able to vote?
Event Date: 
Nov 17 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Event location: 

Sherwood Community Center

I'll post more information when it gets closer to the date.

Event Date: 
Sep 9 2019 - 7:45pm
Event location: 

FCC Community Center

Join LWV-FC and the American Association of University Women to hear from a fantastic speaker, Lisa Baker, about the need for the ERA and what Virginians can do to get it passed.

Programs and articles on issues we're following

Get informed about key democracy issues here!  Ideas for future programs?  Contact us at: lwvfallschurchva [at] gmail.com

Recorded Programs

Conversation with Councilmember Letty Hardi

Recorded September 13, 2020

Voter Registration

Magnify our voice! Be a part of our grassroots efforts in Falls Church!

10 way you can make an impact! 

  1. Register voters
  2. Write & mail GOTV post cards to voters, and write advocacy postcards to elected leaders
  3. Make Vote411.org the best voter tool! Ask us how to help! Email lwvfallschurchva [at] gmail.com
  4. Observe city meetings as a representative of LWV of Falls Church
  5. Be a LWV Election Observer
LWV meeting

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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Who Are the Members?

Membership in the League of Women Voters, the most respected and effective grassroots organization in the country, is open to men and women of all ages. Our members make a visible difference by serving as community leaders using their experience to create positive, lasting change in our communities.