Voters Rights Network of Wyandotte County Information
From: Connie Brown
The next VRNWC meeting is Thursday 10/13 at 6:00 pm. If you recall, we changed to an earlier time to avoid conflicting with the UG Commission meeting. Also, there are several GOTV events scheduled at 7:00 (see below).
Our speakers so far will be the following: 6:10 - Judge Timothy Dupree 6:25 – Lynn Melton? Alana Cloutier? 6:40 – Atty. Steve Grieb; Atty. Janis Harwell – Discussing Justice Retention We will also discuss the constitutional amendments, Voter Protection Program, Voter to Voter, and other upcoming GOTV events. Agenda and Zoom link will be coming. As always, feel free to hit me up if questions/comments. Please confirm your attendance. GOTV EVENTS/ACTIVITIES: TOMORROW! JoCo NAACP Coffee and Donuts with the Candidates Forum (statewide candidates)
Saturday - Oct. 8, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Speakers – Incumbent Congressional Representative, Sharice Davids, Attorney General Candidate, Chris Mann, Secretary of State Candidate, Jeanna Repass and others.
Location: Shawnee Mission Park, Shelter #1, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee, KS; limited seating, please bring a lawn chair
Servicing LIPPS (Legislative Interactions Producing Positive Solutions) – Candidate Meet and Greet
Tuesday – Oct. 11, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 500 Nebraska Ave., KCK. 66101
Mainstream Coalition – Justice Retention and the November 8th Election – Panel Discussion
Thursday – Oct. 13, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. (In-person and streamed online) – Johnson County Community College, Evelyn Hudson Auditorium at the Regnier Center, 11190 Quivira Rd., Overland Park, KS 66210
Hear from three of the six Supreme Court justices: Chief Justice Marla Luckert, Justice Evelyn Wilson, and Justice Melissa Taylor Standridge of the Kansas Supreme Court
Click below to register:
FB Live Event: https://fb.me/e/1PPE3dAl4
KIFA (Kansas Interfaith Action) - Faith & Public Policy Forum Series Begins
Thursday, Oct. 13, 7:00 p.m. (virtual event)
Featured Speaker: David Pepper, author of "Laboratories of Autocracy;” Mark McCormick, ACLU of Kansas; Heather Ousley, Shawnee Mission School District - Moderator: Rabbi Moti Rieber, KIFA
Unity with a Purpose and KCK NAACP – Meet and Greet your Candidate
Saturday Oct. 15, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Beatrice Lee Community Center, 1310 N. 10th Street, KCK 66101
Visit with candidates and share concerns
Poll Observer Trainings – ACLU, Loud Light, et.al.
Poll Observers needed! Very important to have poll observers in WyCo and other counties. Volunteers can enter the pipeline to be poll workers. Registration Sign Up Links below:
Polli Sip and Chat – Wyandotte County DCC
Tuesday, October 18, 6:30 p.m. – John’s Java and Jazz 2003 N. 5th Street, KCK 66101
Doors open at 6:30, program starts at 7:15
Join us for some pre-Halloween treats in the form of GOTV training, postcards, pizza. JEANNA REPASS will be joining us to let us know how she's going to defeat Scott Schwabb and be the first Black Woman to become the Secretary of State in Kansas. She will talk about how Wyandotte County Democrats can help!! Keep an eye on your inbox and our Facebook page because the October edition of the WCDCC PoliTea newsletter will be dropping soon!!
MORE2 GOTV Phone Banking
Starts 2 weeks before General Election, possibly 10/18. Shifts will be 2-1/2 hours each. There will be a training the day of each shift. Shifts pay $20 per hour or $50 per shift and an orientation will be provided for paid phone bankers. Volunteer phone bankers are also welcome.
Registration form for the MORE2 GOTV Phone Banking Program: https://actionnetwork.org/forms/ks-gotv
For Those Who Could not Attend:
Link to League of Women Voters of Johnson County Oct 1 program, “All The Extra on Your Ballot”