This is a list of interest categories and the interests within each category. Click on an interest to learn more about that item. If you are logged in, you will also see the members who have declared that interest, with a link to their member directory entry.
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Skills and Experiences
Please check off skills/experiences you have that you could share with the League. These "interests" will be shown in the members-only directory, so that fellow League members can reach out to you for your expertise.
Do you speak and/or write a language other than Spanish or English?
Calling all CPAs and QuickBooks Online gurus!
Type information into spreadsheets and forms from home
Voter Services Committee
Would you like to work with the Voter Services Committee to register voters, teach people about the voting process, publicize voting dates, and publish the printable Voters Guide and online Vote 411.org? Please check your interests area(s) so the committee and your fellow members will know.
Traditionally, staff a booth for 2 hrs. to help people complete voter registration cards and educate them about the voting process.
Join the team to create questions for candidates, to contact candidates for their responses(aka Wranglers), and to produce LWV's signature Voter's Guide/Vote411.org. We also need volunteers to deliver the completed printed guide.
hold a current certificate of appointment for Volunteer Deputy Registrar in Dallas County. For more information, copy and paste https://www.dallascountyvotes.org/training-and-education/volunteer-deputy-registrar-program/
Advocacy on Issues
By checking off an issue, fellow members will be able to connect with you around a shared interest. Also, please check off how you might like to participate.
The census count and the way political representation maps are drawn impact funding and representation.
Fair Park and the Trinity River Corridor are two focus areas for LWV-Dallas.
Health Care for Low Income and Older Texans and Women’s Health
The League needs well-researched and well-written position statements to direct our advocacy on local Dallas issues.
Assist in creating content (written, video) for the website and social media in order to share our position on issues and describe action individuals can take.
Attend local governing and nonprofit meetings as an observer to keep the League informed on issues. (aka The Observer Corps)
Communications Committee manages the LWV-Dallas social media accounts and website, publishes the monthly newsletter (The Voter), publishes the Your Elected Officials brochure, and writes press releases. Please check off how you might like to help, so members can reach out to you.
Assist with gathering information, editing, and producing an electronic and printed newsletter
Jessica Montoya Coggins
Submit articles/press releases to local publications and other media
After each election, we need to revise the "Your Elected Officials" (YEO) information on our website and in brochures for distribution. If you are detailed orientated, we need you!
Please mark if you would like to learn more about how to help LWV-Dallas fund raise, including the annual Susan B. Anthony luncheon and silent auction in February.
Join our committee to organize our annual signature event
- a luncheon and silent auction - which is held on the 2nd Thursday in February.
Help promote North Texas Giving Day (September) and organize events to support LWV-Dallas
Identify and meet with current and prospective donors to LWV-Dallas
Help LWV-Dallas apply for grants that fund our work
Membership Committee recruits and mentors members.
Program Committee coordinates speakers and materials for monthly unit meetings and at least 2 general meetings per year.
Help us plan the coming year, so that we cover the adopted programs at large general and smaller monthly unit meetings
Plan and prepare for large general meetings for members and the public
Enlist speakers, assemble materials, and create activities for the monthly unit meetings based on topics from the official league program calendar.
Shannon D Long
Organizational Committee assists with administrative support tasks in the office or from home.
Help with filings, mailings, and additional administrative tasks at the office during business hours.
During election season and before our February luncheon, we need help returning calls and emails to answer questions from the public.