2019 Directory of Government Officials Now Available

The League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County is pleased to announce the release of They Represent You, the League’s directory of government officials.

The directory, known as the “TRY,” includes contact information for local, state, and national officials. It also includes contact information for school boards and districts, the Whatcom Conservation District, judges, Port of Bellingham, public utility district, and many more.

The Racial Generation Gap: Implications for Our County and Our Democracy

The Racial Generation Gap: What does it mean for Whatcom County? What does it mean for democracy?

This educational program offered an exploration of the changing demographics our country is experiencing, specifically the opportunities and challenges that face Whatcom County and our League as we address issues of equity, diversity and inclusion, as all of us strive to make democracy work. The program video is available thanks to the Center for New Media.

Dark Money - A Political Thriller Concerning Impacts of Untraceable Money in Politics

The League is co-presenting showings of this film at the Pickford on September 18 at 6:30 pm and September 22 at 3:00 pm.  Tickets & Trailer are available here:   LWV Member Jill Bernstein will moderate a panel discussion following both screenings to provide an opportunity for attendees to ask questions and talk about the film and it's relevance to our local and national political scene. Panelists include local attorney Phil Buri, and educators Kay Wolsborn and Michou Yenokida.