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Next meeting is Monday, Oct. 14th at 1:30 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE
Hillsboro Shute Park Library, 775 SE 10th Ave.
Click here for the agenda. Minutes from the September meeting are here.
Passion - Action - Impact Workshop
High school and university students, as well as other interested community members, are invited to register for a free workshop designed to help participants learn how to turn their passions into effective community and political action.
The workshop will be held on Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will take place at the Forest Grove campus of Pacific University. Registered participants will receive motivation and guidance from accomplished community activists, including
Metro Councilor Juan Carlos Gonzalez (pictured), and participate in small-group sessions centered around the issues they care most about. A complimentary luncheon is included.
Register
here. League members who would like to volunteer at the event email Josie Koehne at josephine.koehne@gmail.com.
October Workshop
Registration is open for the League workshop, “Our Lives on the Web: Equity, Discourse and Propaganda,” on Oct. 19 in Eugene.
Topics will include understanding implicit bias, identifying fake news and political propaganda, getting the latest voter service information in preparation for 2020 and the latest on the
redistricting effort in Oregon.
Special Guest at November Meeting

At our Nov. 11 meeting, we will be hearing from Steve Berger, Washington County Corrections Director and member of the Public Safety Coordinating Council.
Please note we'll meet at 3 p.m. instead of 1:30 p.m. and at Shute Park Library again.
Please read Kathleen Hersh's
article recounting the Council meeting she attended and why we should be interested in the Council and its work coordinating local criminal justice and juvenile justice policy.
Email lwvoregonwashcounit@gmail.com to participate in any of these volunteer opportunities with the Washington County unit!
  • Staff the League table at the Hillsboro Farmers Market Oct. 26th to Get Out the Vote for the Nov. 5th Special Election. Several local measures have been filed for voter approval, and it's important to vote in EVERY election!
  • Join the Pesticides/Biocides Study and help shape League stances on important environmental policies!
  • Help at the Centennial Birthday celebration in Portland. More details to come!
Upcoming Events
Oct. 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Reach for the Stars fundraiser for Washington County Kids, working to establish more out of school program funding for all families, tickets available here
Oct. 10, 6:30 pm, CPO 12c community meeting, Cornelius Library, 1370 N. Adair St.
Community Participation Organizations (CPOs) meet monthly around the county. Find your local neighborhood CPO
here.
Oct. 14, 1:30 pm, LWV WashCo Unit monthly meeting, Shute Park Library, 775 SE 10th Ave., Hillsboro.
Oct. 14, 12-1 p.m., Washington County Public Affairs Forum presents State Treasurer Tobias Read, Coyotes Grill, 5301 W. Baseline Road, Hillsboro.
Find schedule updates for the month
here.
A reminder that all League members have membership status at the Forum as we are an organizational member. Members are allowed to ask questions at the Forum during the designated time.
Oct. 16, 6-8 p.m., First and Last Mile Community Summit, Beaverton City Hall 12725 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton. Details in English and Spanish here.
Oct. 20, 3:45 p.m., new Beaverton area Moms Demand Action group orientation, Beaverton Library, 12375 SW 5th St. Rm. A, Beaverton.
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