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Leaders with Vision will sponsor the Public Service Commission candidates forum this Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Drusilla Place in Baton Rouge, LA so that the public may become informed about the candidates and issues in this election.  The Louisiana Public Service Commission oversees and regulates the consumer utility rates, our power grids, hard wired telephone industry, and trucking industry.  The next commission could be a key vote on decisions that impact economic development and job creation in Louisiana.  In addition to panel, relevent questions may be submitted by the audience.                                                                                                                                   

All Candidates in this race are Republican.   Damon J. Baldon and Lenar Whitney have confirmed.  The third candidate Craig Greene is scheduled to perform surgery,

When:   Thursday, September 21, 2017. Doors open to press and audience at 11:15 a.m. and lunch will be served at 11:45. The forum will begin promptly at noon and end @ 1 p.m.

Where:  Drusilla Place, 3482 Drusilla Lane, in the Bayou Room.

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 
On site 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

              

 

2016 Mayoral Runoff on 11-17-2006 CANCELLED

As you all were made aware, invitations were sent to the candidates for
the Mayor-President prior to the primary, as announced at the October
20th LWVision luncheon.

On November 10th after 2 pm, Bodi White declined to participate in next week’s mayoral debate. As a non-partisan organization, Leaders with Vision cannot host a debate forum and/or town meeting with Sharon Western Broome ALONE, who DID accept the LWVision invitation. Forum 35 has decided to host Sharon Western Broome, since Bodi White cancelled on them as well.

Because of the late notification by ONE of the candidates and the fact that planning an effective alternative event with interesting speakers takes a lot of time, therefore, given such short notice the LWVision regrets that the November 17th debate luncheon must cancelled.

Our next event will be in January. If you have any ideas or suggestions for a topic for that public policy forum, please email them to lwvision@lwvision.org

Enjoy your holidays as we have much for which to be thankful and don’t forget to VOTE on DECEMBER 10th and to mail in your Annual Membership DUES.
See www.lwvision.org for details.

Together, we are…..
Building a better and more informed community,
Jean Armstrong,CPC,CED
LWVision President

Be Part of the Solution!!

Leaders with Vision will host a public policy forum luncheon
on the topic of Community Policing and the use of deadly force.
Citizens need to participate as LWVision seeks to find practical
solutions to address this issue.  Collectively, the citizens and
the practitioners, can our community a better and safer place
to live for everyone when we all work together.
Confirmed panelists at press time are: 

Carl Dabadie, Baton Rouge Chief of Police,
Wesley T. Church II, Ph.D.,  LSU Director of Social Work,
John Nosacka,  Capital Area Human Services District,
                             Director of Emergency Response and Training,
Michael “AV” Mitchell, Community Activist,
Mike Mitchell
, Executive Director, Public Defenders office.

Where:  Drusilla Restaurant, 3482 Drusilla Lane in the Bayou Room.

When:   Thursday, October 20, 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 these challenges
and help find the solutions for our community.
ASK your questions of these knowledgeable experts.


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.  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 .

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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Healing the Political Divide – Moving Louisiana Forward

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“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.

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

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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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Is there Equality in the Louisiana Criminal Justice System ??

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Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District Candidates Forum was on 10/23/2014. Click Here for Re-broadcast Dates & Times

 

Web-pageJean Armstrong CPC, CED, President
Leaders With Vision, Inc. 
225/927-2255 

LWVision’s Annual Fundraiser:  2014 Reality Check Luncheon

Louisiana: Get the final score….

What did the Legislators and Governor do to or for the people of Louisiana!!! Lunch, Listen and question the pros as they present their analysis of the 2014 Legislative session.

Get yours early and be in the know for your family, friends, and business associates!!!! 

WHERE:  Drusilla Restaurant, 3482 Drusilla Lane, Baton Rouge, LA

WHEN:  Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at Noon (doors open at 11:00am)

Reserve your seat today!

Not a member of the ‘Leaders With Vision‘? <= (click there to join)

For as little as $60/yr (that is only $5.00 a month). You will have access to great events, be a part of a unique non-partisan organization dedicated to building a city, state, and nation, and receive a 20% discount for the luncheons (that is a savings of $45/yr=75% of Dues)!

Any questions, Contact: Jean Armstrong, President, (225) 927-2255 orEmail LWVision@LWVision.org

 

Save The Date! May 15, 2014 Lunch With Leaders Policy Forum

P R E S S  R E L E A S E 

Contact:  Jean Armstrong, President, (225) 927-2255

How will Louisiana financing of the privatization of former LSU (Charity) Hospital system impact the taxpayers?”

Leaders With Vision’s (LWVision) public policy forum luncheon will focus the financing of the privatization of the LSU (former Charity) Hospital System after the Feds turned down the controversial plan submitted by the Jindal Administration.

WHERE:The luncheon will be held in the Ball Room at Drusilla Restaurant, 3482 Drusilla Lane.

WHEN:Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Noon (doors open at 11:00am).

Panelists with different perspectives are invited to the luncheon.
The public is invited.

Confirmed Panelists in alphabetical order are:

  • Representative Regina Barrow, House Health & Welfare Committee
  • Don Gregory, Public Affairs Research Council
  • David Hood, Former LA Secretary of Health & Hospitals
  • Jan Moller, LA Budget Project

Also Invited :
A Representatives of: LA Dept. of Health & Hospitals, and LSU

Doors open at 11:00am. Lunch will be served at 11:40 am and the program will begin promptly at 12:00 noon.

After the presentations by the panel, the audience is invited to submit questions in writing relative to the issue.

Reserve your seat today!

Not a member of the ‘Leaders With Vision‘? <= (click there to join)

For as little as $60/yr (that is only $5.00 a month). You will have access to great events, be a part of a unique non-partisan organization dedicated to building a city, state, and nation, and receive a 20% discount for the luncheons (that is a savings of $45/yr=75% of Dues)!

Any questions, Contact: Jean Armstrong, President, (225) 927-2255 or Email LWVision@LWVision.org

What does the Common Core Initiative bring to the table?

P R E S S  R E L E A S E 

Who: Community Leaders, Parents, & Taxpayers interested in the future of Louisiana The public is invited.

What: Lunch With Leaders offers an interactive dialog about a controversial national education program the Common Core Initiative being implemented in Louisiana.

Confirmed Panelists in alphabetical order are:

  • Lee Barrios, Information coordinator for Save Our Schools, Board Certified Teacher
  • Wiley Brazier V, Stand for Children Parent Leader and Educator All Star
  • Stephanie Desselle, Vice President for Public Policy, Council for a Better Louisiana
  • Mercedes Schneider, PhD in Applied Statistics and Research Methods, High School Teacher, Education Blogger

After the presentations by the panel, the audience is invited to ask questions relative to the issue.

Where: Drusilla Place Restaurant, Audubon Room, 3482 Drusilla Lane, Baton Rouge

When: Thursday, November 21, 2013, from 12:00 until 1:00 PM

Doors open at 11:00am. Lunch will be served at 11:40 am and the program will begin promptly at 12:00 noon.

Tickets are $20.00 for members and $25.00 for non-members includes lunch and the program. Reservations are recommended for this Public Policy luncheon and may be purchased at WWW.LeadersWithVision.org by credit card with the ticket handling charge or payment by check and/or cash at the door.

Why: To empower Community Leaders, Parents, & Taxpayers by providing information from different points of view so that they can make an informed decision.

Contact: Jean Armstrong, LWVision President (225) 927-2255

Reservations are recommended for this Public Policy luncheon and may be purchased ONLINE by credit card or payment by check and/or cash at the door.

Reserve your seat today!

March 14, 2013: Lunch With Leaders offers Perspectives on: “Education”

You are cordially invited to participate in the Leaders With Vision, Perspective Series focusing on some of Louisiana’s most challenging topics in the Ball Room at Drusilla Restaurant, 3482 Drusilla Lane, Baton Rouge, on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Noon (doors open at 11:00am).

March’s Perspective is on Education:
“Reflections on Reform: For Better or Worse?”

  • Dr. Diane Ravitch,  Education Historian and former Assistant U.S. Secretary of Education (Accepted)
  • Chas. Roemer, President, LA Board of Elementary & Secondary Education
  • Doors open at 11:00am. Lunch will be served at 11:45am and the program will begin promptly at 12:00 noon. Prepaid Reservations are recommended as approximately 1/3 of the seats have already been purchased.  Cost of the lunch including transaction fees are $22.00 for members and $27.00 for non members. Tables of eight may be purchased for $210.00

Payment at the door, if seating is available, will be by cash or check only.

February Lunch With Leaders: “Louisiana Tax Reform”

P R E S S   R E L E A S E

Contact:  J. Armstrong, President – 225-927-2255

Leaders With Vision, a new civic organization without borders, will hold its 1st public event in the Audubon Room at Drusilla Restaurant, 3482 Drusilla Lane, Baton Rouge, on Thursday, February 21th, at Noon (doors open at 11:00am) introducing the Perspectives series of public forums at “Lunch With the Leaders.”  

February’s Perspective is: “Louisiana Tax Reform”,  Leaders who have accepted the opportunity to offer their different perspectives are in alphabetical order:  

  • Jason Decuir, LA. Department of Revenue and Taxation;
  • John Bel Edwards, LA. House of Representatives;
  • Jan Moeller, The Budget Project;
  • Jim Richardson, LSU Economist;
  • Joel Robideaux, Chair, LA House Ways and Means Committee.

Doors open at 11:00am. Lunch will be served at 11:45am and the program will begin promptly at 12:00 noon. Reservations are suggested. Cost of the lunch is $20.00 for members and $25.00 for non members at the door. Reservations may be made and tickets purchased on the Leaders With Vision web site below or by emailing a Reservation Request to: LWVision@LWVision.org. Payment at the door is by cash or check only.