Learn about the Deschutes County Ballot Measures!

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This election there are 10 ballot measures in Deschutes County! Four are for all of Oregon and the others include two county-wide measures and one each for Sisters City, Redmond Parks, the City of La Pine, and Bend-La Pine Schools. We will be offering a virtual presentation on each of the 10 measures on October …

League of Women Voters Deschutes County First Thursday Event SINGLE PAYER IN OREGON

Free Public Informational Meeting SINGLE PAYER IN OREGON Speaker: SAMUEL METZ, MD  VP-Physicians for a National Health Program - OR  Thursday December 1, noon - 1 pm ZOOM ONLY Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/2141001920?pwd=OG8wRVhKdjVhbEdLN3NmdUk1QWQ1Zz09   Meeting ID: 214 100 1920 Passcode: LWVDC

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League of Women Voters Deschutes County First Thursday Meeting: OSU-Cascades Innovation District

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd,, Bend, OR

Adam Krynicki, Executive Director, OSU-Cascades Innovation Co-Lab, and Jarrod Penttila, Associate Director of Capital Planning and Construction, OSU-Cascades, will discuss how these programs work with the university and the community to help innovators turn their ideas into reality. The speakers will also discuss business partnerships as well as development and building plans at OSU Cascades.

Restorative Justice and Equity in Bend-LaPine Schools

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd,, Bend, OR

BETH HOOVER, Co-Chair of RESTORATIVE JUSTICE & EQUITY GROUP will discuss how this volunteer group uses restorative justice practices to raise academic and social engagement and retention in Bend-LaPine schools.

GUN SAFETY AND MEASURE 114 UPDATE

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd,, Bend, OR

CAROLINE FITCHETT, Founder and Emeritus Partner, The Oxalis Group, will discuss gun safety and measure 114, including an update on the measure's status. With over 20 years of experience rooted in community organizing, Caroline Fitchett has run dozens of local candidate and ballot measure campaigns, legislative campaigns and, statewide ballot measures.  

THE HISTORY OF POLITICAL PARTIES. SPEAKER: Judy Stiegler, JD

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd,, Bend, OR

Judy Steigler (JD; Part-time Instructor, Political Science, OSU-Cascades and COCC;  former OR State Representative, 2009-2011) will talk about the history of political parties in the US.

State Legislators’ Town Hall

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd,, Bend, OR

Town Hall with Senator Tim Knopp (Senate District 27), Representative Emerson Levy (House District 53), Representative Jason Kropf (House District 54) Please submit questions by April 13, 2023 to info@cityclubco.org

UPDATE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MEASURE 110 (Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act of 2020)

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd,, Bend, OR

Ron Williams (Health Justice Recovery Alliance and State Oversight and Accountability Council) and Rick Treleaven (CEO of Best Care Treatment Services and Lead for Deschutes County on the implementation of M-110) will discuss the implementation of Measure 110 (the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act)

PANEL OF DESCHUTES COUNTY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd,, Bend, OR

PANEL OF DESCHUTES COUNTY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS  Steve Cook – Bend La Pine Schools Charan Cline – Redmond School District Curtiss Scholl – Sisters School District

The Current State of Housing in Deschutes County

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd,, Bend, OR

Racheal Baker – City of Bend, Affordable Housing Manager Linda Cline - City of Redmond, Housing Program Analyst Scott Woodford – City of Sisters, Community Development Director will discuss the current state of housing in Deschutes County.  Discussion and Q&A to follow. To submit a question beforehand, please go to https://bit.ly/lwvdc-sept

Food Security in Deschutes County

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd,, Bend, OR

Presentation, with Q & A by Carly Auten, Food Program Director - NeighborImpact Donna Burklo, Program Director - Family Kitchen Abigail Gustke, Community Food Access Mgr, High Desert Food & Farm Alliance

MEET THE DESCHUTES COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY: STEVE GUNNELS, JD

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd,, Bend, OR

The League of Women Voters Deschutes County presents its November First Thursday Event, this month featuring the Deschutes County District Attorney, Steve Gunnels.  There will be a presentation by Mr. Gunnels, and then Q & A.  Coffee and tea will be served.  No rsvp needed.

County Government Role in Policy Making . Speaker: Nick Lelack

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Nick Lelack, Deschutes County Administrator, will discuss County Government Role in Policy Making.  Q & A to follow.  Free and open to the public.  No RSVP necessary. This is a Zoom only event.  For access, please visit lwvdeschutes.org, then go to Events.

Learn About the Community Response Team

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd,, Bend, OR

 League of Women Voters Deschutes County FIRST THURSDAY MEETING Free Public Informational Meeting COMMUNITY CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM Speaker: Josh Gage, Crisis Therapist from the Deschutes County Stabilization Center