April 17                          Fake News,” with T-U Editor Rex Smith, 6 p.m., Troy Public Library, Main Branch

April 22                          Earth Day,  March for Science, AlbanyLWV Table at Troy Farmers Market

April 25                          LWVNY Lobby Day

League of Women Voters of New York State

  Advocacy Training/Lobby Day

Come learn about our advocacy agenda, hear directly from the Issue Specialists about our expected action for the 2017 Legislative Session and lobby your own legislators!

April 25, 2017
10am – 1pm Presentations by Issue Specialists
1 pm – 2:30 pm Members lobby own legislators
(appointments made by attendees in advance)
3 pm – 5 pm Observe Senate and Assembly in Session
Location: Legislative Office Building (LOB) Room 711A 


Presenters will include:
Dare Thompson, LWVNYS President
Sally Robinson, LWVNYS VP for Advocacy
Barbara Bartoletti, LWVNYS Legislative Director
along with LWVNYS Issue Specialists
(election reform, women’s issues, ethics, financing education, 
judicial reform, healthcare and more)


Registration fee:  $15 (includes lunch)
To attend please complete the registration form  and return it with your registration fee
BY April 14, 2017




Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22, 2017

The League of Women Voters of NYS Education Foundation is pleased to announce its co-sponsorship on this educational conference to be held in Hyde Park, New York, in April. League members are encouraged to attend for an exciting presentation and discussion of women in politics and women’s history in NYS.

The Conference is being held on Friday, April 21, at the Wallace Center at the FDR Library in Hyde Park, and on Saturday, April 22, at the Lecture Center at SUNY New Paltz. You can attend just one day, if you wish. Keynote speakers include Dr. Allida Black, George Washington University, at Friday’s dinner, and Barbara Smith, Black Feminist Author & Activist, at Saturday’s lunch. For a detailed agenda of the speakers and programs, please click here.

Register online here or download a registration form here. League members receive a special discount rate (on registration form) IF YOU REGISTER BY FEB. 24.

Special Offer for League Members and Friends

The League has arranged a luncheon and tour of Val-Kill, the home of Eleanor Roosevelt, for League members and friends on Friday, April 21, preceding the conference. Space is extremely limited so register  NOW.

Wylecia Wiggs Harris, Executive Director of LWVUS, will join us for lunch and will be presenting at the Friday conference reception with Dare Thompson, LWVNYS President.

The cost of the luncheon is $50 and includes the tour of Val-Kill. Register online here or download a registration form here.

League of Women Voters of New York State, 62 Grand Street, Albany, NY 12207

Tel: 518-465-4162  FAX: 518-465-0812, Website: