League of Women Voters of Virginia Biennial Convention

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League of Women Voters of Virginia Biennial Convention

Join Us for the League of Women Voters 41st Biennial Convention in Historic Williamsburg!

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William & Mary 200 Stadium Drive Williamsburg, VA 23185

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  • 1 day 18 hours
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The LWV Virginia's Convention will be held from June 2 - 4, 2023 in beautiful Williamsburg, Virginia!

In addition to the important business meetings, we have great speakers and presentations.

Speakers:

• Saturday Welcome Speaker Chief Academic Officer, Provost Peggy Agouris of William and Mary University

• Saturday Lunch speaker Brenda Andrews, President and Owner at New Journal and Guide Newspaper (Virginia’s oldest Black weekly newspaper.)

• Sunday Opening Speaker Kimberley Hundley, Williamsburg James City County School Board

Special Saturday Banquet Speaker

Professor A.E. Dick Howard

Professor Howard rewrote the Virginia Constitution in 1971 to guarantee Black voting rights and was a chief consultant to Governor Terry McAuliffe efforts to restore rights to returning citizens. widely acknowledged as an expert in the fields of constitutional law, comparative constitutionalism, and the Supreme Court, A. E. Dick Howard is the Warner-Booker Distinguished Professor of International Law at the University of Virginia.

Saturday Afternoon Breakout Sessions Presented by:

• The Affordable Housing Issue Group

• The Voting and Elections Issue Group

• Behavioral Health Issue Group

• LWV Arlington and Alexandria City – Oral Histories Program

• Environment Issue Group

• Domestic Violence Issue Group

The cost is $150 per person, and includes a morning break, lunch, an afternoon break, dinner as well as entry to all events. (We are making extra tickets to dinner available if you wish to bring a guest to hear Professor Howard, at a rate of $55.)

A room block is being held at the Embassy Suites, 3006 Mooretown Road, Williamsburg. Our rate is $159 per night - double or single. Call 800-284-3930 before May 10, 2023, and ask for the LWV Virginia Convention rate. The hotel provides free parking and free breakfast daily.

Parking at WM is currently $6 per car per day. That is not included in the cost.

The hotel provides free breakfast and there is a coffee shop on campus. However, if you wish to have breakfast in the Sadler cafeteria on Saturday and Sunday mornings, the fee will be $15.00 total.

Scholarships are available to help defray costs. Contact Debbie at Treasurer@lwv-va.org.

For any non-financial questions, contact Joan at events@lwv-va.org.

Hope to see you all!!!