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 …
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com
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 Steve Cook – Bend La Pine Schools Charan Cline – Redmond School District Curtiss Scholl – Sisters School District
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
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
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.
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.
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