Making Democracy Work

Mississippi Gulf Coast League of Women Voters


The Mississippi Gulf Coast League is an active and growing Local League including the counties of Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson. The Mississippi Gulf Coast League meets to listen to speakers from the community, to study local issues, to develop policy positions, to advocate for League positions, and to conduct voter service projects. Check out our Calendar for upcoming meetings and events.

MGCLWV Programs


Our past events have focused on the following issues:
2011: Transparency in Government
2010: Environmental concerns of the Richton Salt Domes
2012, 2016: Making Democracy Work

MGCLWV Events

LWV LUNCHEON - CONSTANCE SLAUGHTER-HARVEY
7th Annual "Making Democracy Work" Luncheon Thursday, March 23, 2017, 12:00 Noon, the IP Casino Resort Spa in Biloxi.

Guest Speaker, State and National Civil Rights Champion The Honorable Constance Slaughter-Harvey, will bring her personal story and perspective on how to "Make Democracy Work." Ms. Slaughter-Harvey broke a number of barriers including being the first female African American to graduate from the University of Mississippi Law School and the first female African American to be appointed as a Judge in Mississippi.

We expect an enthusiastic turn out and suggest ordering tickets early. Also, please forward the invitation to others you believe would like to attend.

Tickets should be ordered by Monday March 20th. They are $30 per person and may be picked up at the door if paid for in advance by:

Using Pay Pal

OR

Sending a check payable to LWVMGC directly to:

Christopher Friedley, Treasurer
3612 Point Clear Drive
Ocean Springs MS 39564

We look forward to seeing you.

Roberta Avila, President
228 229-8552
avila.roberta2016@gmail.com

P.S. You may call Karlyn Stephens at 228-282-3263 (C) or 228-818-9062 (H) for more information.

MGCLWV Officers

Roberta Avila, President
avila.roberta@gmail.com

Paige Roberts, First Vice President/Programs

Christopher Friedley, Treasurer
christopher.friedley@gmail.com
(228) 229-4817

Christy Wheeler 2nd Vice President for Voter Services
Phone: 228-497-0341
e-mail: christyjane13@yahoo.com

Aletha Burge, Secretary

Nancy Wilson, Board Member at Large

Shirley Phipps, Board Member at Large
(228) 875-7270
phippsshirley7@gmail.com

Karlyn Stephens, Board Member at Large
kmsbbm@aol.com
228-282-3263