Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge

The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge, a nonpartisan political organization for men and women, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League neither supports nor opposes any candidate, party, or political appointee.

The League works to bring about constructive change by:

  • registering voters and defending voting rights,
  • informing citizens about their rights and responsibilities,
  • informing the public through our in-depth issue analyses,
  • sponsoring candidate debates and public issue forums,
  • taking action through lobbying for change.
Event Date: 
Oct 25 2020 - 4:00pm
Event location: 

Zoom webinar

"Race, Wrongful Conviction and the Death Penalty," a virtual community forum, will be held at 4 pm on Sunday, October 25.  The forum is hosted by several Oak Ridge organizations.  Instructions on how to attend the forum are at the end of this arti

Public Statement

If you would like to view the Zoom webinar "The State of the Oak Ridge Schools during a TIme of Pandemic" with Dr.

Lunch with the League
Event Date: 
Nov 3 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event location: 

Zoom webinar

Professor Valorie Kay Vojdik, from the UT-Knoxville College of Law, will discuss discriminatory efforts in the United States to limit access to the polls, at a Zoom webinar.

Lunch with the League
Event Date: 
Nov 17 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event location: 

Zoom webinar

Dr. Emily Schilling, Assistant Professor of Political Science at UT-Knoxville will speak at a Zoom webinar about women running for office.

Suffragettes, with signs
Public Statement

February 14, 2020, is the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote. The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge plans to celebrate the centennial with regional events this summer and fall, in conjunction with the Suffrage Coalition, a nonprofit group in East Tennessee.