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  • Fort Collins Candidates Forum for City Council and Mayoral Candidates
    Thursday March 5, 2015, 7-9 p.m.
    Fort Collins Council Chambers
    300 Laporte Avenue

    At this time, there are two announced candidates for the office of Mayor, and two candidates apiece for Council seats in Districts 2, 4 and 6.  All eight candidates have agreed to be a part of the forum.  If additional candidates announce before the filing deadline, they will also be invited to participate.

    Questions for the candidates will be submitted in written format by members of the audience and by the League of Women Voters.  Audience members are asked to arrive by 6:45 p.m.

    The Fort Collins Candidates Forum is made possible through the cooperation of the City of Fort Collins.

    Information concerning the forum is available by calling 970-227-7437. 

    Watch CrossCurrents'
    Standardized School Achievement Tests: Are They Doing Their Job?

    Click here to watch
    Hosted by the LWV of Larimer County and the City of Fort Collins

    Great Decisions 2015
    Great Decisions 2015

    Great Decisions is a discussion group focusing on various topics related to U.S. foreign policy. It meets on the first Monday of each month (Feb.-June and Oct.-Dec.) at 11:30 at the Plymouth Congregational Church, 916 W. Prospect Rd., Fort Collins in the Choir Room. The International Relations team of the LWVLC has lead Great Decisions discussions since 2003. See the Calendar of Events for topic dates.

    There is a book that provides background information on each of the topics discussed and each discussion includes viewing a short DVD followed by a facilitated discussion. The 2015 Great Decisions briefing books are available and can be picked up by contacting Carol Leweling at 970-207-9318.  Cost this year is $22 and can be paid by cash or check. If writing a check please make the check out to the LWVLC and in the memo field put Great Decisions. 

    To pick up a book in the Loveland area, please contact Carol for details. 

    Watch CrossCurrents: GMOs in Our Food Supply-Risks and Benefits

    LWV and City of Fort Collins hosted panel discussion on December 4, 2014

    Click here to watch

     Invitation to a New League Study

    Money in Politics: Developing a Common Understanding of the Issues is an important new League study that was adopted at the League's national convention in June. 

    Watch LWV of Larimer County's panel discussion on Transparency in Local Government: Why it is Essential to Democracy

    March 24, 2014

    Panelists: Peg Perl, Ed Otte, Jeff Stahla, Bob Bacon

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg5ASi1hQeQ (22 minutes long)

    The LWV of Larimer County held a panel discussion on: 

     Income Inequality:
    Loss of the American Dream?
    Listen to part 1 and part 2:

    For Information on Bills being Introduced in the Colorado Legislature go to:  www.leg.state.co.us
    Comcast Channel 165 provides live streaming video coverage of the House and Senate in action.

Calendar of Events ‎‎‎‎‎‎(* go to Calendar of Events page)‎‎‎‎‎‎

January 1, 2015   INFO@LWVCOLORADO.org 1410 Grant Street, Denver 
March 2, 2015 11:30 am to 1:30 pm PUBLIC INVITED International Relations Team presents the Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions: "India Changes Course". Plymouth Congregational Church Choir Room, Prospect, Fort Collins 
March 3, 2015  Climate Change Group  
March 5, 2015 7 pm PUBLIC PROGRAM. The League moderated forum is broadcasted live on Channel 14. Audience members are asked to arrive by 6:45 p.m. http://www.fcgov.com/cityclerk/elections2015apr.php CANDIATES FORUM for Mayor and Council Members. Questions for the candidates will be submitted in written format by audience members and by the League of Women Voters.  Fort Collins City Council Chambers, 300 Laporte. The forum will be rebroadcast multiple times prior to the April 7 election. 
March 10, 2015  Civil Liberties Team WORKING MEETING Information on this team is on the 'about us' page. 
March 11, 2015  Public Relations Team WORKING MEETING Information on this team is found on "about us" page. 
March 11, 2015  Voter Service Team WORKING MEETING Information on this team is on 'about us' page 
March 16, 2015  Affordable Housing Team WORKING MEETING Information on this team is found on 'about us' page. 
March 23, 2015 7 pm PUBLIC INVITED Civil Liberties Team Panel, Topic, "Comprehensive Immigration Reform: What Should it Look Like?" Panel speakers: Professor Steve Mumme, CSU Political Science; Albert Snyder, Fort Collins immigration attorney. Harmony Library Community Room, Fort Collins 
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