Advocacy

The League of Women Voters Roseville, Maplewood, and Falcon Heights has adopted positions regarding several issues of local importance. By clicking on the link below, you will be directed to a downloadable copy of those position statements.  Click here for link.

League Fall Kick Off Meeting Highlights Affordable Housing Needs

State Representative Peter Fischer, a Director at Avenues for Homeless Youth in Minneapolis and Elaine Carnahan, Senior Career Counselor at Women Achieving New Directions (WAND) at Fairview Community Center in Roseville spoke to over 50 League members and guests about the need for affordable housing Sept. 19.  Fischer works with young people and Elaine focuses on families.

League Observer Corps Documents

The Advocacy/Action Committee has developed documents for use by the Observer Corps.  The first is a list of priorities for League Observers to use as the basis for their observations at city, county and school board meetings.  To view and/or print the list, click here.

The other document is the Observer Corps form, which should be used to document the meeting attended. To view and/or print the Observer Corps form, click here.

Is There A Place For Me? September 19, 2017

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The League of Women Voters of Roseville Area will host a panel of experts who will discuss homelessness and the struggle to find stable housing.

  • State Representative Peter Fischer, a Director at Avenues for Homeless Youth in Minneapolis
  • Elaine Carnahan, Senior Career Counselor at Women Achieving New Directions (WAND) at Fairview Community Center in Roseville
  •  If available, people who have experienced homelessness will also participate.

The Sept. 19 meeting will be from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Little Venetian Restaurant, 2900 Rice St., Little Canada. A social hour and pasta buffet will begin at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $20. Please reserve by Sept. 15 by mailing a check payable to "LWV Roseville Area"  to Mindy Greiling, 2495 Marion St., Roseville, MN  55113. The program is free and open to the public.

Observer Training September 7

Observer Training is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 7 at 3:30 p.m. at the Lexington Park Building (2131 Lexington Ave. N., Roseville).  Participants will receive a League button and learn about the purpose of observing local government meetings (city, school district, county), procedures for being a League observer, topics that we have positions on and how to report in after the meeting.  Everyone is invited – new or experienced! Bring friends.

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