Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Get involved!

Two events on Thursday offer citizens the chance to share ideas and learn from elected officials how they are using our ideas to improve our community.

From 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Mayor Kabat will host a "Coffee with Kabat" at the Southside Neighborhood Center, 1300 Sixth St. South. "Meet the mayor, learn about city business, and offer your thoughts and ideas on how to improve our city. Coffee will be provided."

Beginning at 6 p.m. the Sustainability Institute will host a Relience Think Tank at the La Crosse Public Library, 8th and Main. "Help us develop community projects that can focus in on community resilience here in La Crosse.  Join community leaders like Grow La Crosse and other organizations to develop projects based on the needs and ideas spun from the Resilience Symposium in November. If you were unable to attend, no problem! simply review and layout the ideas that came from the symposium and then allow time to build on those ideas."


Driftless Voter Coalition is looking for people who would be willing to get training in May on helping people register to vote. You may also sign up to volunteer at upcoming events to make sure everyone eligible is registered and ready to vote in the August primary and November elections. "If you are interested in training and volunteering at events with us this summer and fall please send an email to info@everyonevote2018.org with your name, organization, and phone number. Training sessions will be in May, please indicate if you prefer weekdays, weeknights, or weekends. Please send us an email by April 24, 2018."


The La Crosse County Democratic Party will begin canvassing in our area to build upon growing support for Medicare for All legislation. Join their Medicare for All Canvassing Kickoff at noon on Saturday, May 19. In fact, if you really want to have some say in the candidates we vote for, JOIN THE PARTY! and get involved.

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