Mission: 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.
The Future is Now: Dealing with Rising Seas on Maryland's Shores Forum
Saturday, 21 February 2015 - 9:30am - 3:00pm in Wye Mills
Download File

Co-sponsored by the Chesapeake College Center for Leadership in Environmental Education (CLEEn).  In addition to Dr. Donald Boesch, speakers will include Drew Koslow, recent Midshore Riverkeeper and founder of South River Federation; Mark Konapelsky, Critical Area Commissioner for Somerset County; Zoe Johnson, Director DNR Coastsmart Program, and Wayne Gilchrest, former District 1 Congressman, and special advisor Sassafras River Association. They will discuss how we can prepare, adapt and plan for encroaching waters on the shores on Maryland and what constructive measures have already been taken on both shores of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Coast.

Opportunities for livestreaming and other information on the program will be posted as available.  Download flyer for registration form.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Tidewater Inn in Easton for $130/room.  The deadline to secure the discounted rate is January 20.


CONTACT INFO
Chesapeake College Wye Mills, MD

The State Board approved LWVMD priorities for the next session of the Maryland General Assembly. We hope you will use these in your discussions with your legislators, especially those who are newly elected, to explain our priorities for 2015. Legislative Day is Wednesday, March 11, 2015 (NOTE DATE CHANGE).

 

Printer-friendly version Send to friend

Making Democracy Work

The League of Women Voters is dedicated to providing well-researched and unbiased information so that all voters may become better informed. Browse this website or use the Search Box to learn more about issues, events, and your elected representatives. You can also:

  • Sign up for our Free Email Action Alerts and Newsletters
  • Register on this site. All LWV members in Maryland should register.

During Elections, the League of Women Voters assists people to become more informed participants in their community and their government by

  • producing Voters Guides;
  • assisting at voter registration drives and providing information about voting; 
  • and hosting forums for candidates.

The LWV also

  • researches issues such as transportation, housing, environmental concerns, campaign reform, etc. then produces Fact Sheets;
  • conducts community forums on local, state, and national issues;
  • distributes informational brochures and pamphlets;
  • and provides information about government on the national, state, and local levels.

See the Elibrary for fact sheets, reports, and publications.


 

LWVMD Membership Form
(posted by LWV Maryland)

Thank you for your interest in joining the League of Women Voters!

Membership in any local LWV includes membership in LWV of Maryland and membership in LWV of the United States.

To join the LWV, please fill out this form and click SUBMIT. Items marked with a * are required. Other items you may leave blank if you wish.

Letter to the Editor (Washington Post): Assateague Island's Future [Dec. 10, 2014]
(posted by LWV Maryland)

Assateague Island's Future.  Click on the link to read Susan Cochran's Letter to the Editor of the Washington Post, which appeared on December 10, 2014.

Legislative Day in Annapolis
- (Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 8:00am - 2:00pm in Annapolis) posted by LWV Maryland

PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE AND TIME!

Download file for details and registration form.