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Combat Climate Change in Your Own Backyard
Native Plants, Pollinators and Water Conservation

Create more resilient landscapes in the face of climate change to maintain both a healthy environment and healthy communities.

Environmental scientist David Dods will share simple ways we each can make a difference in our own backyards. He will also discuss land use planning, urban sprawl, climate change and other important environmental issues so we can make more informed decisions at the polls.


Saturday, April 7
Coffee and social time at 8:30 a.m.; program at 9 a.m.
Atonement Lutheran Church, 9948 Metcalf, Overland Park, KS

Event Recap

March 3, 2018: Path to Citizenship

Our panelists spoke about the challenges of the journey to citizenship.
It is a long process with many requirements and Immigration Speakersassociated costs.


  • Catholic Charities Citizenship Program Manager Tracy Fuller Forbush
  • Angela Ferguson, immigration attorney
  • Hilary Cohen Singer, of Jewish Vocational Services.

View this program on YouTube,  Browse photos on Facebook.

Three photos showing LWVJoCo members at various group activities


LWVJoCo serves Johnson County, Kansas, a part of the greater Kansas City metro area. We are a community-based organization focused on engaging citizens in the voting process. We believe hands-on work safeguards democracy which leads to civic improvement. Members gain knowledge and experience, discover new interests through the study and discussion of timely and important issues and topics. As you meet others who share your interests, you will make professional contacts and develop lasting friendships.

Through participation in League activities, members contribute valuable services to the community. The League does not endorse or oppose candidates or political parties.

You can make a difference! Joining LWVJoCo also provides membership in the state and national LWV.

What does the League do?

  • We educate citizens about issues, legislation and candidates.
  • We encourage individual participation in the political process.
  • We inform through in-depth, objective study.
  • We monitor local, state and national government bodies and activities.
  • We register voters.
  • We sponsor candidate forums and public issue forums.

Join us to Make Democracy Work!

You can make a difference! Join LWVJoCo and start making a difference in our community. League membership is open to all women and men from age 16.

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