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

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LWV of Tompkins County The Tompkins County League joined Planned Parenthood of Greater New York, who organized rallies in Corning and Ithaca, for the Bans Off our Bodies rally. People gathered in opposition to the potential overturning of Roe Versus Wade and Planned Parenthood versus Casey on the Ithaca Commons at Bernie Milton Pavilion. LWVTC...
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Joy Rosenzweig, joyrose6@gmail.com, and Kathy Stein, kstein1@twcny.rr.com, Co-Chairs Welcome to the new LWV of Great Neck MAL Unit! The Local League Support Committee is happy to report that the LWVNYS Board approved the establishment of the LWV of Great Neck MAL Unit. Leaders of the new MAL Unit include Beth Friedmann, Marni Schlesinger, and Nancy...
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On Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2021, the League of Women Voters of NYS (LWVNYS) announced it has received an anonymous $1 million donation to expand and strengthen its fight to defend democracy and voting rights for all. The donation, the largest ever received by LWVNYS, comes during a time of great transformation for the organization...
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Voter Registration – No Experience Necessary When: August 6, 2019, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Where: Cow Meadow Park, Freeport, NY This is an opportunity to do voter registration and educate people about early voting. Ability to speak Spanish would be a big help but is not required. Contact Barbara Epstein, epsteinb1@gmail.com, 516-221-1948.
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For the first time in the history of NYS, New Yorkers will be able to vote early. What does that mean? It means that Nassau County voters will be able to vote in person at any one of fifteen different voting sites around the county from October 26th through November 3rd, as well as at...
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The photo above shows the high school students from all over NYS who attended the LWVNYS Students Inside Albany conference in May 2019. Our local League has been sponsoring students to attend this amazing conference since its inception. Every one of the students who attended told us how wonderful the experience was, and how meaningful...
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Because of Her Story “Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence” is part of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative, “Because of Her Story.” The initiative is one of the country’s most ambitious undertakings to research, collect, document display and share the compelling story of women. It will deepen our understanding of women’s contributions to...
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Written By: Joan Johnson and Barb Thomas LWVNY asks every NYS League to participate in a statewide visibility event.  What:  All you have to do is recruit a member read the Declaration of Sentiments on July 4, 2019 at an appropriate location in your area. We ask your reader to wear white and wear the...
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When: Wednesday, April 17th, 7:15 pm Where: Levittown Library Who: NYS Senator Kevin Thomas and NYS Assemblymember John K. Mikulin Why: As New Yorkers, we pay among the highest taxes in the country, yet most of us know very little about the State budget, how it is determined, where the money goes, etc. Join us...
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Deadline: May 31, 2017 Before They Were Our Mothers: Voices of Women Born Before Rosie Started Riveting seeking first-person, present-tense TRUE stories giving voice to the author’s mother or grandmother born before World War II. Review specific guidelines:https://journalartspress.com/before-they-were-our-mothers/.  Email:b4theywereourmothers@gmail.com
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