Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE
Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE

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A sticker that says Future Voter over the American flag
Thank you for a fantastic month of feedback, best practices and resources shared through our state-wide regional training sessions. It made Nick and me extremely proud to work alongside each of our local leagues and continue to inspire our youth. All your hard work will allow other leagues to help reach more students across the state through...
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Diversity Equity and Inclusion Team
It was gratifying to get the messages of how folks had looked forward to the DEI workshop that had been scheduled with new author, Kimberlee Yolanda Williams and best-selling author, Debby Irving, for April 21st. Unforeseen circumstances required that the workshop be postponed. However, both authors are eagerly looking forward to the rescheduled workshop come...
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Youth and Civics Committee Crystal Joseph, campus@lwvnyc.org, and Nick Doran, ndoran33@gmail.com, Co-Chairs The Youth Committee (photo on left) is pleased to be compiling a list of all youth programs organized by Leagues in NYS. The list and descriptions will be shared with all local Leagues for possible replication. Each month, the Committee will highlight one...
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happy world peace day with hands of all colors
LWVNYS DEI (Diversity Equity and Inclusion) Task Force Regina Tillman, rmt371@live.com and Crystal Joseph, campus@lwvnyc.org, Co-Chairs A small but committed group of Leaguers from across NYS participated in the second round of workshops by Debby Irving, conducted on October 19th. The info was intense and engaging for the 80 or so that participated for 4...
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Vintage Schoolhouse Rock Image from the 1970s that says Vote
The Youth Committee met for the first time on September 28, 2021, to discuss the Committee’s role and goals over the next two years. Co-Chair Crystal Joseph provided an introduction to the Committee. She discussed identifying regional leads and how the Committee should be used as a resource to hear and engage youth. She emphasized...
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Diversity Equity and Inclusion Team
The DEI Task Force met with a LWVUS Board member and representative of the National LWV DEI Committee, at her request on September 9, 2021. Ms. Lali Watt wanted to gain a better insight into what was transpiring at our State’s local chapters relative to DEI. We were thoroughly complimented after the meeting. A written...
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