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Our monthly unit meeting is being replaced by the special presentation Sunday, Feb. 9th. See details below.

100 Years Strong

The League is celebrating it's 100th birthday this month! 
If you would like to attend the Portland Centennial Celebration on Feb. 15th at the University Place Hotel, please register
here by Feb. 7th. Featured speakers at the event include
 Dr. Jacqueline Dirks, Professor of History at Reed College; Samantha Gladu, Executive Director of Next Up Oregon; and Cristina Marquez, Advocacy and Civic Engagement Director of Causa.


Details and registration here, deadline is Feb. 10th.
We need League representatives at two upcoming events on April 16th at the Hillsboro Civic Center from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and on May 28 at the Tualatin Library from 6-8:30 p.m.
It's as easy as staffing our table to sign people in or, if you have a smart phone or camera, taking photos of the event. We also need people to keep the candidates to their time limits at the Voter Forum in April. All materials and training will be provided by the League. Please fill out this form to sign up and for all the details!  OR you can email lwvoregonwashcounit@gmail.com.
Thank you!
Play About One Mom's Civic Journey

Many Maps, One Voice, adapted from the book "Politics of the Possible" tracks the redistricting journey of Mary Ellen McCaffree, played by veteran stage actress Jane Fellows (Belle of Amherst, The Trip to Bountiful, First Lady Lou). Timely and timeless, Many Maps is a call to civic engagement, citizen action and civility in the ongoing voting rights fight inherent in the census and redistricting effort.
A great tribute to the League of Women Voters, the performance is Feb. 22nd at 2 p.m. at Mirabella Portland, Willamette Hall, 3550 SW Bond Ave., Portland. Free to attend!

Upcoming Civic Events Around WashCo
2020 is the year to boost your civic engagement!

February
, 
Community Participation Organizations (CPOs) meet monthly around the county. Find your local neighborhood CPO here.
Feb. 9, 3-4:30 pm, Cyber Security Study presentation by the League of Women Voters, Hillsboro Library, 2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy., Hillsboro.
Feb. 10, 12-1 pm, 
Washington County Public Affairs Forum presents Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle, Coyotes Grill, 5301 W. Baseline Road, Hillsboro.
The entire Forum schedule is 
here. The group meets every Monday, same time, same place.
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.
Feb. 13, 3 pm, LWV WashCo Unit monthly meeting, Shute Park Library, 775 SE 10th Ave., Hillsboro.
Feb. 18, League Day at the Legislature, Salem. Details
here.
Feb. 18, 5:30 pm, North Plains State of the City address, Jessie Mays Community Center, 30975 NW Hillcrest St.
Feb. 19, 5:30 pm, Reimagining Suburbia as part of the Tigard On the Move speaker series, Symposium Coffee shop, 12345 SW Main St., Tigard. More info
here.
Feb. 24, 11:30 am, State of the City address by Forest Grove Mayor Pete Truax and Cornelius Mayor Jef Dalin, Cornelius City Library, 1370 N. Adair St., Cornelius. More
here.
Feb. 25, 12-2 pm, Black History Month Community Event, Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St., Hillsboro. More
here.
Not a League of Women Voters member? Join now and be a part of a century-old organization that has always been at the forefront of voting rights and civic engagement. All are welcome!
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