LWVision EBR Metro Council District 11 Forum

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Leaders With Vision’s EBR Metro Council District 11 Public candidate forum.
The following candidates have agreed to participate in this public forum:
Bonnie Budyach,
         David Vincent,
       Matt Watson
When: on Sunday, October 09, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Where:At the Fellowship Hall of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2021 Tara Boulevard.
Doors will open at 6 p.m. for meet and greet with the candidates.  The forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. The forum will be videotaped for social media and posted on the LWVision website.
Question from the floor must be submitted in writing to the chair of the question committee, Bill Bryan Esq..

Personal Attacks on candidates and/or their families are strictly prohibited.
Campaign materials may be handed out since all three of the candidates are participating.

Kindly alert your campaign supporters, neighbors, and friends of this event.

This forum will be posted on the www.LWVision.org , Hopefully by Oct. 10th

You can learn more about our organization by visiting our website http://www.LWVision.org and/or Facebook page.
You are also cordially invited to join our organization. Application are available on our website and annual dues are modest.

If you have any questions, you are welcome to call the LWVision Office (225) 927-2255 during normal business hours between 10 a.m. and 5 p..m.
Building a better informed and more engaged community,

Jean Armstrong, C.P.C., C.E.D.. President
   Leaders With Vision
Leaders With Vision is a non-partisan, political organization to address the needs of the all citizens to build a strong, more secure, inclusive, informed electorate and to create a better quality of life for All Citizens.

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Louisiana 2016 Special Session “HotWash” Luncheon

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Leaders with Vision will host a “Legislative Hotwash, the immediate after-action”
evaluation of the state legislature’s performance and discussion of Louisiana’s
needs and expectations for the  2016 Regular Session which opens Monday.

Confirmed panelists at press time are:

Jeremy Alford, Political Analyst;
Regina Barrow, LA State Senator;
Louis Reine, President, AFL-CIO
Dawn Starnes, State Director, National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB);
Invitations have been extended to Senator
Dale Erdy, Senator Bodie White,
and Representative
Steve Carter to fill the one Republican position on the panel.
No response by Press deadline.

Where:  Drusilla Place, 3482 Drusilla Lane, in the Audubon Room.
When:   Thursday, March 17, Doors open to press and audience at 11:15 a.m.
and lunch will be served at 11:45 with the
forum beginning promptly at noon.

Come hear the experts’ views on the issues, to broaden your understanding
of what happens with these legislative challenges
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Reservations can be made on-line at WWW.LWVISION.ORG or send a request
for reservations by e-mail  to 
LWVision@LWVision.org or call 927-2255.
Reservations are recommended.
Reservations are honored before walk-ins.
Tickets are: $25.00 General Admission.  $20.00 For Members in Good Standing
Payment Options are:  ON-LINE  PAYMENT OPTION:  www.LWVision.or
Registration:  Checks or cash.
Net proceeds support the Leaders With Vision projects and education/voter service
programs in Louisiana. If you have any questions, please call     225/927-2255 or
send an email to:LWVision@LWVision.org

Kindly share this email with your family, friends, and business associates.
Louisiana needs informed voters.

If you change your email address, please notify us of your new e-mail address and
contact information.

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Flood Impact on Louisiana Now & in the Future

“The Great Flood of 2016 Impact on LA Now and in the Future.”

On Thursday, Sept.15, Leaders With Vision
held a public policy forum offering different views
from speakers with expertise on the region impacted by
The Great Flood of 2016

The panelists are:
Dietmar Rietschier, Amite River Basin Commission;
James Steze, Capitol Region Planning Commission;
Jeff Taylor, Livingston Parish Assessor;
Jeannie Dodd or her representative, LA Home Builders Assoc.
Dawn Starnes, National Federation of Independent Business
Scott Richard, LA School Board Association

 

 

What did the Legislature do to US/ for US this year? Find out just 12 hours after the last Special Legislative session closes !!

Leaders With Vision is proud to host the 21th Annual Reality Check Luncheon,
the 1st legislative review on June 24th at Ralph & Kacoo’s Restaurant,
6110 Bluebonnet Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70809.
Bring your questions and join us,  just 12 hours after the close of the Sessions.
Doors open at 11:00 a.m., Lunch served at 11:45 a.m.  Program at 12 Noon.

A sterling panel will feature speakers from different points of view:

Speakers are:
Jeff Crouere, Host of Ringside Politics and political analyst
Jim Engster, President, LA News Network
Steven Procopio, Policy Director, Public Affairs Research Council
Albert Samuels, Political Science Chair, Southern University
Lamar White, J.D. CenLamar Blogger, civic activist,

Seating is limited and will be available on a 1st come,
Prepaid Reservations are required and payment
must be received by Noon on Tuesday, June 23. 2016.

Tickets are: $40.00 per person. Payment Options are:
On-line payment(plus processing costs) at
www.LWVision.org
or
Checks made payable to the Leaders With Vision,
Mailed to: P.O.Box 4244, Baton Rouge, LA  70802

(with your e-mail address and your phone number.)

Net proceeds support the Leaders With Vision projects
and educational/voter service programs in Louisiana.
If you have any questions, please call    225/927-2255.

“Are LA Sunshine Laws adequate in today’s 21st Century World?”

The May 26th Leaders With Vision public policy forum at Drusilla Restaurant will discuss LA Sunshine laws, which cover Open Records and also discuss the concerns for individual privacy in the electronic age of drones, cell phones, etc.  Confirmed panelists at press time are:  Senator Dan Claitor; Representative Dee Richard; Former Executive Editor of The Advocate-Carl Redman; & Transparency Advocate and Louisiana Voice Editor-Tom Aswell. 

Invitations have been extended to the Attorney General, Secretary of State, and the Manship School of Journalism to send a representative.
The Legislative Auditor has supplied information to be distributed to the audience on current law.

Where:  Drusilla Place, 3482 Drusilla Lane, in the Audubon Room.
When:   Thursday, May 26, 2016. Doors open to press and audience at 11:15 a.m. and lunch will be served at 11:45 with the forum beginning promptly at noon.

Come hear the experts’ views on the issues, to broaden your understanding of what happens with the challenges of transparency in government. the potential of secrecy using electronic devices in government decisions and the invasive potential of electronic devices in citizens lives.


Reservations can be made on-line at WWW.LWVISION.ORG or send a request for
reservations by e-mail  to 
LWVision@LWVision.org or call 927-2255
Reservations are recommended. 
Reservations are honored before walk-ins.

Tickets are: $25.00 plus tax General Admission
Tickets are: $20.00 plus tax for Members in Good Standing
Payment Options are:  ON-LINE  PAYMENT OPTION plus
handling fees & tax:  www.LWVision.or
Registration:  Checks or cash.
Net proceeds support the Leaders With Vision projects and education/voter service
programs in Louisiana. If you have any questions, please call 225/927-2255 or send
an email to:LWVision@LWVision.org

Kindly share this email with your family, friends, and business associates.  LA needs informed voters.

If you change your email address, please notify us of your new e-mail address and contact information.

If you do not wish to receive future notices, Please reply to this notice with REMOVE in the subject line .

Lunch With Leaders Forum on How Safe is Louisiana’s Drinking Water

How Safe is Louisiana’s Drinking Water?

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Everyone needs safe drinking water

On National television Erin Brockovitch raised questions about the safety of America’s drinking water due to chemical infiltration and neglected infrastructure and identified New York, Ohio, and Louisiana specifically. Leaders With Vision’s monthly public policy forum on Thursday,February 18, 2016, will address those concerns from all points of view with a knowledgeable panel. Confirmed panelists are: Patrick Credeur, Executive Director, Louisiana Rural Water Association; Jimmy Guidry, M.D., Louisiana State Health Officer; Amanda Laughlin, Chief Engineer of the Drinking Water Program;n; Pat Kerr, CEO & President of the Baton Rouge Water Company. A representative of the LA Chemical Association has also been invited.

Where: Drusilla Place, 3482 Drusilla Lane, in the Audubon Room.
When: Thursday, February 18, 2016. Doors open to press and audience at 11:15 a.m. and lunch will be served at 11:45 with the forum beginning promptly at noon.
Come hear the experts’ views on the issues, to broaden your understanding of this issue with this community challenge.

Reservations can be made on-line at WWW.LWVISION.ORG or send a request for
reservations by e-mail to LWVision@LWVision.org or call 927-2255.
Reservations are recommended.
Reservations are honored before walk-ins.
Tickets are: $25.00 General Admission. $20.00 For Members in Good Standing
Payment Options are: ON-LINE PAYMENT OPTION: www.LWVision.org
Registration: Checks or cash.
Net proceeds support the Leaders With Vision projects and education/voter service
programs in Louisiana. If you have any questions, please call 225/927-2255 or send
an email to:LWVision@LWVision.org

Kindly share this email with your family, friends, and business associates. LA needs informed voters.
If you change your email address, please notify us of your new e-mail address and contact information.
If you do not wish to receive future notices, Please reply to this notice with REMOVE in the subject line .

Healing the Political Divide – Moving Louisiana Forward

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Have a Merry Christmas and a Safe and Healthy 2016 New Year from the Board & Members of Leaders With Vision

Have a Safe & Happy Holiday Season for All

Have a Safe & Happy Holiday Season for All

Leaders With Vision wishes to Congratulate our newly elected Governor, John Bel Edwards

Congratulations to our newly elected
Governor  John Bel Edwards

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OUR newly elected Governor John Bel Edwards

Leaders With Vision (LWVision) looks forward to working with each of you
Lt. Governor, Billy Nungesser and Attorney General Jeff Landry
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and Secretary of State Tom Schedler and
State Treasurer John Kennedy and
Commissioner of Agriculture Mike Strain
as Louisiana moves forward into the 21st Century

“Student Discipline at a Crossroads: Maintaining Safe schools and a positive school climate”

Link to LWVision 2015 Voters Guide

Nationally, the newspapers are filled with stories about the breakdown of discipline in our schools. Student Discipline & Effective Intervention are the topic of the Leaders With Vision public forum. The need to re-establish a positive school climate is essential for both learning and for developing sound social skills in our children.

Looting Louisiana ?? – Hiding in Plain Sight ALSO Checkout our alternate weg site: http://www.BatonRougeJJ.net

Sex and Violence Video of October 15th Luncheon/Forum

SEX and VIOLENCE in Louisiana

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Sex-and-Violence

The focus of Leaders With Vision (LWVision) monthly public policy
luncheon will be “Sex and Violence in Louisiana” featuring panelists:

Sheriff Sid Gautreaux;
Lynne Medley Long, Exe.Director, Iris Domestic Violence Center of BR;
Rebecca Marchiafava, MPP, VP Social Change, “STAR”;
Hiller Moore,EBR District Attorney.

The panelists will address the cause, effect, resources,
and prevention of domestic violence and rape.
Where:  Drusilla Place, 3482 Drusilla Lane, in the Bayou Room.
When:   Thursday, October 15, 2015.

Doors open to press and audience at 11:15 a.m.
Lunch will be served at 11:45, forum beginning promptly at noon.

Reservations are recommended. 
Reservations are honored before walk-ins.
Tickets are: $25.00 General Admission.  $20.00 For Members in Good Standing
Payment Options are:  ON-LINE  PAYMENT OPTION:  www.LWVision.org
 
Registration/Payment at Door:  Checks or cash.
Net proceeds support the Leaders With Vision projects and
education/voter service programs in Louisiana.
If you have any questions, please call (225)927-2255 or
send an email to:
LWVision@LWVision.org
Kindly share this email with your family, friends, and business associates.
LA needs informed VOTERS.
If you change your email address,
please notify us of your new e-mail address and contact information.

If you do not wish to receive future notices, Please reply to this notice with “REMOVE” in the subject line .

View the LWVision EBRPSS BESE Board Forum for Districts 6 & 8 Candidates

ALL Parents, Teachers and Citizens concerned with the direction of Public Education in Louisiana

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See & Hear the LWVision Lt. Governor’s Forum

Join LWVision for a luncheon Forum on Thursday, September 17th with All of the announced Candidates for Lt. Governor

Make your Reservations Today

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How does Campaign Finance affect YOU, the Voter and Candidates?

How do Super Pacs, Campaign Financing and Citizen United decision by the U.S. Supreme Court impact YOU, the Voter and Candidates?

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Join US in 2015-2016 and become an Informed Citizen

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Save your place at the 20th Annual Reality Check Luncheon at Ralph & Kacoos

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Is there Equality in the Louisiana Criminal Justice System ??

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When will Louisiana have 3 branches of Government, Listen and Educate yourself !!

IS it time for Legislative Independence?? If not Now, When??, make your reservations now to hear what they have to say!

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Video – Leaders With Vision forum on how Louisiana handles Mental Illness for OUR Veterans and Homeless

Can Baton Rouge afford to Abandon OUR Mentally ill VETERANS and Homeless citizens ??

Don't ABANDON OUR Vets- Mental Illness in the Capital City

How will the Capitol City deal with Mental Illness for OUR Veterans and Homeless

How do we deal with Mental Illness in the Capital City

LWVision’s 2015 Lunch With Leaders March Forum on Louisiana’s Budget