Welcome to LWVOA

[About LWVOA]

 

Public Transportation:

See Slides from the April 3 panel discussion.


Statehouse Day - April 9


The LWVUS Agriculture Study: Reaching Consensus

Saturday, April 12, 2 – 4 p.m.
Kendal at Oberlin – Wm Penn Dining Hall

Presentations on four aspects of US agriculture (animal management, research and development, food safety, food labeling) will culminate in discussion and attempts to reach consensus on questions posed by the national league. Check the website after March 30 for background reading. www.lwvoberlinarea.org.


The Ballot Issues: Learn and Decide

Tuesday, April 15, 7:00 p.m.
Oberlin Public Library Community Room

Hear presentations on the two county-wide issues and one Oberlin city issue on the May 6 primary ballot.
Invited Guests will speak about:
Lorain County Criminal Justice Lab Levy
Lorain County Transit Levy
Oberlin City Income Tax Levy


Triple Divide, a documentary film

Monday, April 21, 7:15 p.m.
Kendal at Oberlin auditorium

Triple Divide is said to be the only documentary of its kind on the controversial subject of fracking capable of speaking to all sides, with exclusive interviews from the industry, experts, and Americans suffering in the wake of shale gas development… Academy Award nominated actor Mark Ruffalo co-narrates the film, taking part in the project after being shown an online screener a few weeks before the final release. The film is co-directed by journalists Joshua Pribanic & Melissa Troutman.

The 90-minute documentary is a project by PublicHerald.org, a Pennsylvania based nonprofit organization. 



Big Parade

Saturday, May 3, noon The Big Parade is more fun when you march! Join Leaguers in the line-up at 11:00 a.m. in a Suffragist outfit (white dress or blouse and skirt and wide-brimmed).


The Tenth LWVOA Annual Meeting

Saturday, May 31 10:45 a.m.
Kendal at Oberlin – Fox and Fell Dining Room

This event starts off with a business meeting at 11:00 a.m., followed by a luncheon and social time. At 1:00 p.m. Rep. Bill Patmon (Ohio District 10) will speak and answer questions.


Recent testimony

HB 231 - "Right to Carry"

HB 31 - "Safe Storage to Secure Firearms from Minors"




League of Women Voters of the Oberlin Area
Oberlin, Ohio
The League of Women Voters of the Oberlin Area is a nonpartisan political organization that promotes informed and active participation in government. Membership is open to all, men and women, who are interested in learning how the government operates and have a desire to make a difference. The Oberlin Area league is the only local league in Lorain County, and we welcome members from the entire county, as well as your participation in League activities in Oberlin and elsewhere. Contact us with your suggestions for reaching out to your community. [Learn more about LWV]
© 2013 League of Women Voters of the Oberlin Area 104 Woodhaven Place Oberlin, OH 44074 lwvoberlin@gmail.com