SERVING PEOPLE OF CHAFFEE COUNTY, COLORADO

Buena Vista, Granite, Monarch, Poncha Springs, and Salida

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that

  • Encourages informed and active participation in government
  • Works to increase understanding of major public policy issues
  • Influences public policy through education and advocacy
  • Holds public meetings to present and discuss local issues
With more than 95 years of experience and 850 local and state affiliates, the League is one of America’s most trusted community-based organizations.

Membership in the League is open to all men and women of voting age, members of all political parties and unaffiliated voters. The League does not support or oppose candidates or political parties.

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COMING EVENTS


REGULAR MEETINGS

The league meets second Monday of each month toggling between BV & Salida, including an April dinner, a walk in the July 4th parade(s) and an August picnic. To raise funds for our programs, we sell poinsettias in December and geraniums in May.

LWVCC offers you many opportunities to participate in these grass roots activities. Consider joining us! We’re not for women only; we welcome everyone of voting age. Join

Click on the links to the left for details and guest speakers for each meeting.

More about the League of Women Voters

Carpooling from BV is at the Family Dollar parking lot, leaving @ 10:45.

Your Chaffee County LWV is active in many ways … from Non-Partisan Forums to Informative Educational Opportunities.

2020 Census

BE COUNTED! Census Day is April 1st. Learn more about how you can be counted at the League of Women Voters presentation. March 9, 2020 from Noon to 1:00 PM at the Salida United Methodist Church, 228 E 4th Street, Speaker Brian J. Meinhart, Partnership Specialist, Dallas Regional Census Center. Social and LWVCC Business Meeting is from 11:00 to 11:45:

Let the Women Vote!

Celebrating Colorado’s Pioneering Journey to Women’s Suffrage Don’t miss this engaging evening with Colorado historian, Dr. Marcia Goldstein. The League of Women Voters invites the public to attend our next Drinks & Dialogue event: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Salida Scout Hut in Riverside Park 210 E. Sackett Avenue, Salida Bring your friends to celebrate the 100th anniversary of both women’s right to vote and the creation of the League of Women…

The topics for our Great Decisions for 2020 have been announced

The eight topics featured in this year’s issue are: Topic 1: “Climate Change and the Global Order” by Ronald Bee Topic 2: “India and Pakistan” by Barbara Crossette Topic 3: “Red Sea Security“by David Shinn Topic 4: “Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking” by Ronald Weitzer Topic 5: “U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle” by Michael Shifter and Bruno Binetti  Topic 6: “China’s Road into Latin America” by Margaret Myers  Topic 7: “The Philippines and the U.S.” by Julio Amador and Deryk Matthew N….

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