Making Democracy Work

Legislative Wake-up

Local legislatures reported on current legislative issues and responded to questions from the audience of nearly 30.  The Wake-up was co-sponsored by the Ames Education Association, which also provided refreshments.


First Ever Legislative Wake-up in Nevada

On Saturday morning The League of women Voters of Ames and Story County welcomed nearly thirty Story County residents to discuss current legislative issues with their elected representatives.

By |January 25th, 2016|meetings|0 Comments

Planning for the coming year

Nearly 30 League members met last evening to plan next year's calendar of meeting topics and topics we encourage State or National League to support.
Discussion was, as usual, lively and many faceted.

By |January 22nd, 2016|meetings|0 Comments

Climate Change Presentation and Discussion

At our first General Meeting of the year, Thursday September 18, Dr. William Gutowski, ISU Dept of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences presented current evidence of climate change and  potential impacts in the near future. An audience of over thirty League members and guests posed questions about possible courses of action on both the local and wider levels.

By |September 20th, 2014|meetings|0 Comments

Author Neil Nakadate meets with Book Club

Neil Nakadate discussed his book, Looking After Minidoka: An American Memoir, with members of the Ames League Book Club yesterday.  Members agree that Neil's account of his family's  experiences as  American Japanese before, during and after their incarceration during World War Two deserves a much wider audience.  We hope everyone who reads this post will read Neil's book and join us in recommending it to others.

Ames Area Conservative Women Co-sponsor Legislative Wake-up

The first Legislative Wake-up of 2014 was well-attended.  Nearly a dozen members of Achieving Maximum Potential (AMP) attended,  and several posed questions to the panel of legislators.  AMP members have been involved in foster care, adoption or other out-of-home placements.

The Ames Area Conservative Women Co-sponsored the event, provided refreshments, and asked the first question.

By |January 30th, 2014|meetings|0 Comments