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

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The LWV of Emporia, KS is tracking lawmakers’ votes on bills related to “gun legislation, Medicaid expansion, voting rights, K-12 and higher education, climate change, LGBTQ issues,” and other topics. The Newport, RI LWV hosted a vigil to commemorate the January 6 insurrection, pay respect to those who lost their lives, and encourage civic involvement in safeguarding democracy. Several...
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New York Legislature passed constitutional amendment in second consecutive legislative session   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT: Arianna Fishman, afishman@nyclu.org, 212-607-3372 Emma Corbett, emma.corbett@ppesacts.org, 518.852.0146 ALBANY, NY – Today, the New York legislature passed the Equal Rights Amendment in its second consecutive session, officially bringing the amendment to New Yorkers for ratification...
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Rochester Metro Area The Rochester Metro League recently hosted an educational webinar panel titled Mental Health Crisis Response: How Has It Changed Since Daniel Prude? In the wake of Daniel Prude’s death at the hands of the police, the city of Rochester established the Person In Crisis team (PIC) to handle 911 cases that involve...
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Joy Rosenzweig, joyrose6@gmail.com, and Kathy Stein, kstein1@twcny.rr.com, Co-Chairs The Committee has decided to initiate a program to revive a regional approach to League communication and collaboration. The new Regional Directors’ meetings, discussed at the most recent Presidents’ Call on January 19, will provide the opportunity for local Leagues to support each other, share ideas, and more....
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Regina Tillman, 3rd Vice President for DEI, rmt370@gmail.com, and Crystal Joseph, DEI Task Force Co-Chair, campus@lwvnyc.org On behalf of the entire DEI Task Force, we wish a Happy New Year to all. We had a slew of holidays we just passed through, the most recent being the Chinese Lunar New year that began on January...
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Want to learn more about Vote 411 – or even be trained on this important program? This is an important program to educate the voters about the candidates on their ballot. We always need people to help work on this program. Join the LWVUS VOTE411 staff to learn about the VOTE411 website and how you...
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Nancy Rosenthal, VP for Voter Services, nancyrosenthal9@gmail.com February 14th — Valentine’s Day — of each year is the final day for voters to change their party registration before a primary election (this June). Voters wishing to change their party affiliation, as with any new voter registration or address change, can use the online voter registration form...
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Sally Robinson, VP for Issues and Advocacy, Sally.s.robinson@gmail.com Erica Smitka, Deputy Director, Erica@lwvny.org State of the State The Governor gave her annual State of the State on Tuesday of this past week and we were watching from the overflow room in the Legislative Office Building. Governor Hochul started off by reviewing several accomplishments from the...
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