Stop by after work for our happy hour alternative. Please BYOB and food to share, or donate to help offset our costs. Start your Labor Day Weekend off with your progessive friends and colleagues. For more information, call 304-346-5891.
Come to Hough Park in Mannington, Marion County from 12 - 4PM for a Labor Day picnic hosted by the Marion County Labor Council. Congressman Mollohan will be there and Governor Joe Manchin is the event's keynote speaker. WV-CAG and our coalition partners on health care reform will present Mr. Mollohan with petition signatures from his constituents who support health care reform. There will be food, music, and activities for the kids.
September 10: A Symposium on Community and Law Enforcement Relations. 6:00 PM. WV State University Student Union, Room 131. Panel will discuss overall state of relations between communities and law enforcement, law enforcement policy and practice, and racial profiling. Moderated by Charleston Gazette editor James Haught. The audience will have the opportunity to ask questions after the panel discussion. Sponsored by the ACLU of West Virginia.
WV-CAG is gathering information and trying to identify voters who experienced problems with electronic voting machines and want to share them with the legislature. If you have a personal testimonial to share or know someone who does, please contact Julie ASAP at (304) 346-5891 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A legislative committee will be hearing from voters at a hearing on September 14, 2009 from 4PM-6PM, Room 410M, State Capitol, Charleston. Although this is not a public hearing, we encourage everyone interested in the integrity and verifiability of our elections to attend. Read on for more information.
Please send in your registration as soon as possible and be sure to get there Friday night in time to meet Jim Hightower, nationally renowned progressive columnist. He will be hosting a book signing Friday evening and will be Saturday's keynote speaker.
Lodging includes bunk beds in cabins ($10 per bed each night), and unlimited camp sites ($5 per tent each night). Meals: Saturday & Sunday breakfasts, $5. Saturday & Sunday lunches, $5. Saturday night pot luck - please bring a dish to share. Highlights: 20th Anniversary of WVEC Celebration & Program, setting 2010 legislative priorities, workshops on enviro issues, silent auction, live music, booths, nature outings & recreation. Please visit WVEC website: www.wvecouncil.org for complete agenda and registrations!