Welcome to LWV Metro Phoenix

We are a non-partisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. We serve those living in a large part of Maricopa County.

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Please Join Our League Friends for the 2014 LWV Metro Phoenix Holiday Luncheon

The Terraces located at 7550 N. 16th St., Phoenix, AZ in the North Dining Room

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 at 11:30am

  • Speaker Katie Resendiz (bio below the map)
  • Reserve your place! Call Sue Ellen Davis at 602-274-4818
  • Cost: $12.50 ($10 & 15% gratuity) Pay at the door. Cash or check to Sue Ellen Davis.
  • Parking: Onsite and across 16th Street at The Pointe
  • Website and Directions:   http://www.theterracesphoenix.com/

BUFFET MENU

  • Fresh Garden Salad with Berries and choice Ranch and Lite Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Mediterranean Pasta Salad
  • Sliced Ham with Lettuce and Tomato on a Croissant
  • Roast Beef with Lettuce and Tomato on a Croissant
  • Garden Vegetable Wrap
  • Sandwiches cut in half and placed on trays
  • Dessert:  Walnut Brownies with Red and Green Colored Sugar
  • Drinks: All of our beverages available at cash bar including house wines

Katie Resendiz Bio:  Katie Resendiz has been actively working to fight human trafficking in the state of Arizona for the past 8 years. Initially coming to the cause with a background in Conflict Studies she sought to address issues of labor exploitation through education and cross-sector collaboration, she continues this work today in her efforts to end child slavery and create a coordinated response to domestic minor sex trafficking.


LWV Metro Phoenix Teams Study Topics

Phoenix Team

Meets: Usually the second Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at The Terraces, 7550 N. 16th St., Phoenix, AZ. Coffee and treats are served. Contact: Barb Robertson

Is currently studying: Money in Politics (Including dark money & Citizen’s United Act,; Constitutional Amendment  Processes; and Redistricting, ) This is a LWV US national study.

Existing League Positions:

LWV US : Campaign Finance. Improve methods of financing political campaigns in order to ensure the public’s right to know, combat corruption and undue influence, enable candidates to compete more equitably for public office and promote citizen participation in the political process.

Apportionment. Support apportionment of congressional districts and elected legislative bodies at all levels of government based substantially on population.

Charter Home Rule for Maricopa County. The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Phoenix supports charter home rule for Maricopa County. As defined in the Arizona Constitution, an elected charter committee is required to compose a proposed charter. Maricopa County voters would then vote on the proposed charter as well as appointment vs. election of row officers and taxation as additional and separate questions. (Updated May 2014)


East Valley Team

Meets : Usually the third Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m.

Bring your lunch to Marge Thornton’s home the Tempe, 400 E.  Alameda Dr. (480) 966-6053

Is currently studying:  Maricopa County Government (including roles of county officials; money in elections, and potential reforms)

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