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May, 2024

Thursday
2
Early Voting Begins for Primary Election
Saturday
4
Maggiano’s Little Italy
9:30 AM
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The LWVNCA Board of Directors Invites You to the
2024 LWVNCA Annual Convention
Theme: League Transformation 2024 and Beyond
Monday
6
Hybrid - Zoom / LWVMC Office
7:00 PM
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Monthly meeting of the LWVMC Board of Directors. Open to all members. Contact the LWVMC Office for more information.
Tuesday
7
Deadline to Request Primary Election Mail-in Ballot Delivered by Mail or Fax
Thursday
9
Early Voting Ends for Primary Election
Thursday
9
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The Communications Committee is charged with coordinating the information that goes to LWV members and the public; it also oversees the Speakers Bureau, and public relations. The committee ensures that information on the website, social media, and the newsletter are synchronized so that messages are accurate and consistent. It also focuses on consistent policies regarding communications so that members and the public know what to expect.
Friday
10
Bethesda North Marriott and Conference Center
8:00 AM
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Building the Future: Unfinished Business in Affordable Housing
Friday
10
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The Land Use and Transportation Committee has a rich history of studies and public policy
positions that support comprehensive long-range planning for Montgomery County and the Washington Metropolitan area that concern growth management, zoning, historic preservation, green infrastructure, and all forms of transportation. The committee closely monitors the progress of and advocates for improved public transportation, Ride On buses, MARC rail and Metro. Our land use arena focuses on the implementation of the elements of equity, growth, and changes to plans whether they be master plans, sector plans, subdivision staging policy, or zoning text amendments (ZTAs).
Saturday
11
LWVMC Office
10:00 AM
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Learn about opportunities to volunteer; Share interests over coffee!

For more information, email membership@lwvmocomd.org.
Monday
13
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The Civic Education Action Committee (CEAC) organizes civic education activities. The committee develops events and projects for Montgomery County educators, students, LWV members and the public.
Tuesday
14
Presidential Primary Election
Wednesday
15
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he Agriculture Study committee focuses upon the activity of the county government that affects the Agricultural Reserve as well as state and Federal actions impacting agriculture such as the Census of Agriculture and the Farm Bill. This includes actions to preserve agricultural land such as the Transferrable Development Rights and the Building Lot Termination programs. Current topics include Agritourism, Rustic Roads, solar production and conservation practices. A fact sheet will be prepared and utilized to support Discussion Sessions for members and to update our consensus positions.
Wednesday
15
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Membership Committee monitors new member contacts, plans for New Member Orientations and outreach activities.
Friday
17
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Law Enforcement Study - This ongoing study is a review and update of LWVMC positions on the system of law enforcement in Montgomery County that is directly involved in apprehending, prosecuting, defending, sentencing and punishing those who are suspected or convicted of criminal offenses - both while being detained and once released. The emphasis will be on policing policies in the County. The committee proposes to hold Discussion Group sessions in the spring of 2024 to achieve consensus to update LWVMC‘s current positions.
Monday
20
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The Housing Committee focuses on housing in Montgomery County especially affordable housing, special needs housing, and fair housing and accommodations. The committee studies and supports policies and programs to increase the supply of affordable housing, prevent discrimination in housing and public accommodations, and meet the housing needs of those with special needs, especially the homeless.
Tuesday
21
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The Economic Development study committee will continue to focus upon the activities called out in the recently adopted Strategic Plan for Economic Development in the county. A substantial number of grant programs were implemented and the committee will evaluate the impact of the grant recipients’ activity. The activity of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation will be monitored along with progress in developing a workforce pipeline. Development in the Eastern portion of the county will also be monitored.
Tuesday
21
LWVMC Office and Zoom
7:00 PM
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Members of the Making Democracy Work Committee coordinate voter registration, publication of the Voters‘ Guide and Your Elected Officials, organize candidate forums, monitor the state and county Boards of Elections, and oversee other election activities including the Polling Place Support Program and advocacy for ranked choice voting.
Thursday
23
Hybrid - Zoom / LWVMC Office
11:00 AM
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The Technology Committee coordinates and supports LWVMC’s use of "technology assets," such as the Club Express website. Anyone willing to develop and share technical expertise to support LWVMC‘s use of technology to carry out activities is welcome!
Thursday
23
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The International Relations Committee studies topical global issues and currently is researching democracy in India under Modi.
Monday
27
Memorial Day - LVWMC & LWVMD Offices Closed
Tuesday
28
Voter Registration Reopened

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PHONE:  301-984-9585

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