During the past year the Justice Committee has solidified its activity from “what shall we do?” to “here are our three primary targets”. Our group is still small and welcomes new League participants at any time! First, we’re exploring local responses to
Scott McKown and Suki Sennett were designated to serve as our League’s delegates for the LWV Bay Area Virtual Council Meeting. It has a convention every other year and a meeting to approve its budget on the off years.
The board ratified the following actions approved by the executive committee:
- A letter was sent to Congress supporting the couny’s acquisition of the Coast Guard Housing Site for affordable housing at Pt. Reyes Station in West Marin.
- A letter was read by Elizabeth Moody to the Mill Valley city council commending them on their January 27 vote to adopt the goals, policies and programs in the draft 2015-2023 Housing Element.
- A statement was read by Margaret Jones commending the Board of Supervisors for declaring May as Mental Health Awareness Month.
Read about other happenings in the League in the Summer VOTER.
More Constructive Community Conversations about Contentious Local Issues
A small team of local leaders is undertaking a nonpartisan pilot project with the Kettering Foundation, a research organization in Dayton, Ohio. The goal is to explore if the Kettering approach to “reframing” issues can help create the conditions for more civil and productive dialogue in Marin County about local topics that have been particularly contentious, such as affordable housing and how to plan for population growth. with Susan Stuart Clark of Common Knowledge
11:30am - noon coffee, conversation and bring a bag lunch if you like.
The full meeting is 12-1:30 PM.
Conference Room F138, 4340 Redwood Hwy, San Rafael