At National Convention we re-launched the Leadership Fund as the Fund for Local League Growth, which solely supports the Membership and Leadership Development Program. As part of this Convention, we also honored the volunteer state and national coaches who help make this program successful!
Panel moderated by Elisabeth MacNamara, LWVUS President
Panelists: Eleanor Clift, Newsweek Political Reporter and The McLaughlin Group Panelist; Mickey Edwards, Director of the Aspen Institute-Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership and former Congressman (R-OK); Trevor Potter, President and General Counsel of the Campaign Legal Center and former Chair of the Federal Election Commission
On Monday, June 11, 2012, Attorney General Eric Holder spoke to the League of Women Voters 50th National Convention in Washington, DC about the challenges to voting rights, protecting all voters and strengthening America's elections systems.