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Time’s Up

Time’s up for mailing in your ballot. Either use a drop box or walk it in to the Douglas County Clerk’s office and drop it off there no later than 8PM on Tuesday, May 19. Note: There’s new procedures at the Clerk’s office, so check out their webpage. Suggestion: Call the office first at (541) 440-4325.

Participate in your Primary Election!

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Community

It’s a wonderful thing when a community comes together in the face of adversity. And that is happening now in Douglas County, Oregon, in the midst of calamity and invisible disease all around.

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Thank you to Oregon Serigraphics owner Stephanie LaFleur, and League of Women Voters member, who is providing a link between the community and the medical community. She has arranged to provide mask materials to sewists — like the Umpqua Sewing Warriors — to produce much needed medical masks for our warriors on the frontlines — doctors, nurses and everyone else working in healthcare to help those in need. Read about this endeavor in The News-Review account published on 3/25/20.

We thank all those who are tackling the coronavirus outbreak daily to help our county, state and nation to get through this. As for the rest of us — STAY HOME — if at all possible! And Sew!

Please sign up with the Oregon Health Authority to get daily updates.

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Roseburg #Climate Strike

On September 20th, the League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley, Douglas County Global Warming Coalition, and Umpqua Watersheds are joining the Climate Strikes Coalition and 350.org partners from around the world to activate thousands of people around the country who want real solutions to the climate crisis.

FC_CS_Social-09-6%Hundreds of Climate Strike events are being planned across the country. People of all ages will come together in the streets all over the world on September 20th as part of a Global Climate Strike. And Roseburg citizens will be among them.

Join us on Friday, Sep. 20 at Noon to 1PM in front of Fred Meyer on Garden Valley Blvd. Bring your signs! Take photos! Be a participant. Be able to tell your children that you did something about this planetary emergency.

There’s no denying the climate crisis is already here. Over the years, we’ve watched storms, floods, fires and heat waves devastate communities from Puerto Rico to Portland. In the meantime, our elected officials have
continued to protect the oil, coal, and gas billionaires responsible for this crisis.

It doesn’t have to be this way. We know what the solutions are, and we have the means to implement them.

Together, we have the power to take our destiny out of the hands of fossil fuel billionaires and their corrupt enablers. Join us on Garden Valley Blvd. on September 20th for the Global Climate Strike.

Our communities, our planet, and our future depend on a climate movement that reaches all corners of this country. To change everything, it takes everyone — and with your help we can build a sustainable world for generations to come.

Please stand with us!

In Solidarity,

League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley, Douglas County Global Warming Coalition, and Umpqua Watersheds.

For more information email the Umpqua Valley LeagueDouglas County Global Warming Coalition, or Umpqua Watersheds

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#ClimateStrike
Demand Action!
Act like the House is On Fire!
No On LNG!
Time to Act!
Climate Justice Now!
One Planet One Future
There is No Planet B
Save the Planet!
Save the Children!
Fighting for our Future!
Winter is Not Coming!

 

Climate Strike Links:
U.S.Climate Strike Map We’re on the map!
Climate Strike Oregon
350.org
League of Women Voters of Oregon Climate Strike

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Garden Tour Flowers

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Thank you to all Gardeners for sharing your amazingly beautiful settings
with the community!

Thank you to all Artists and Musicians for making each garden even more beautiful, melodic and memorable!

The Spring Garden Tour 2019 held on Sat., June 15th and sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley was a great success thanks to all the people who come year after year.

We are seeking gardens for next year right now, too! Let us know if you have a garden you’d like to share or a lead for us. We’re looking at the Hucrest to Del Rio Road area. Please contact us at lwvuv.info@gmail.com.

A few photos from this year’s Tour ~

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Garden Tour Tickets Sale

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The eighth Spring Garden Tour 2019 tickets are on Sale Now!

    • Sat., June 15, 2019

    • 10AM – 5PM

Purchase your tickets here!

Enjoy gardens, landscaping, food, treats, coffee at the Nonchalant Cafe, the work of artists and the melodic sounds of many musicians performing in the gardens.

Join us for a lovely day!

For more information see our Garden Tour 2019 web page.

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Redistricting Forum Round 2

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You are invited to an educational forum about Redistricting, AKA Gerrymandering.

If you would like to know more about this important subject that affects every election, please attend.

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019
1:30 to 3:30 PM
Roseburg Public Library
1409 Diamond Lake Blvd, Roseburg, OR
South Umpqua Room

Here’s a link to a PDF that will fill you in about how/why it’s done in Oregon.

Link to why we do redistricting all over the country. It’s all about the national census that will take place in 2020, making the next census critical to redistricting done in the following year, 2021.

Here’s a great link to the Brennan Center information on the subject.

Please plan on attending this interesting meeting. The state League of Women Voters of Oregon will present a compelling case. Let’s hear from you, too!

This meeting is open and free to the public. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, email lwvuv.info@gmail.com or call [541] [672] [6982].

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Redistricting Meeting Nov. 13

Redistricting-Matters-Social-Graphic-300x300Now that you’ve voted, here’s a subject we need to delve into — Redistricting or AKA Gerrymandering.

Join us on — 
Tuesday, Nov. 13th
7PM to 8:30PM
at the Holiday Inn Express in Roseburg
(375 W. Harvard Blvd)

Please join the League of Women Voters as we tackle a big issue: gerrymandering. With the 2020 U.S census coming so is the 2021 redistricting process. Come learn about our current redistricting process, how it impacts elections here in Oregon, and what reform could look like. There will be a time for Q & A as well. This is a space to talk about how we can move forward in advocating for fair representation, competitive districts, and a system that prevents abuse. Because we believe that voters should choose their representatives, not representatives choose their voters.

See our web page for more information.

Print and pass out a flyer – download it here.

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Your Civic Duty – VOTE!

Deadline: 8PM Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018

Get your ballot in! Every vote counts!

Do your part to keep our democracy going! Vote!

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Ballot Drop-off box locations.

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House & Senate Candidates Fair Video Now Online

Video Now Online: Oregon House Districts #2 & #7 and Oregon Senate District #1 Candidates Fair

The Candidates Fair was held in the evening on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Holiday Inn Express in Roseburg, Oregon. Thank you All for attending!

Candidates include:

Megan Salter Senate House District #2
Christy Inskip House District #7
Cedric Hayden House District #7
Shannon Souza Senate District #1

Also see The News-Review report on Oct. 17.

Thank you, Frosland Photography, for the video!

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Roseburg Council Candidates Video is Up

The video of the League of Women Voters Candidate Forum for Roseburg City Council Wards 2 & 4 is now online. See below. paul-dufour-500191-unsplash

And don’t forget to check your registration to vote! Tomorrow Oct. 16 is the last day to register to vote in Oregon. Register here.

See Vote411.org – this is the League’s online voting information service that covers the whole country.

Also on Tuesday, Oct. 16, we will hold the last candidates’ forum before the Nov. 6 election. Please attend this Candidates’ Fair for Oregon House Districts 2 & 7 and Oregon Senate District 1 candidates.

Photo by Paul Dufour on Unsplash.

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