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Vote 411.org election Information you need
VOTE411.org is live for the August primary election! VOTE411.org provides election information and what will be on the ballot Election Day.  Using the QR Code on postings provides many with greater access to VOTE411.org. If candidates in your area have not yet responded on Vote 411, please nudge them to do it – contact their campaign and...
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Nancy Rosenthal, VP for Voter Services, nancyrosenthal9@gmail.com NY State has one more primary: August 23 Primary: candidates in races for US Congressional seats and NYS Senate seats Up to date and accurate information on the primaries and deadlines for the primaries, and for the general election, can always be found on the state League website...
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Local Leagues are reminded to update the LWVUS database with their new officers. If you go onto your local League page and scroll down, you can then click on tab, “Current Leadership” and list your current officers and make “inactive” any former officers. You can click on the tab, “Leadership/Staff History” to see former leaders....
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LWV of the Rochester Metro Area  The Rochester Metro Area League recently collaborated with several community groups to host a discussion of the NYS parole system. Participants viewed a short film, “The Interview”, which shows what coming up for parole is like and how it changed during the era of mass incarceration. Two 2022 legislative...
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2022 State Budget Wins! The state budget officially passed on Saturday, April 9th. We are pleased that this year many of the League’s budget priorities were included in the final budget proposal. Through our lobbying efforts the League was able to secure: $5 million in TAP funding for incarcerated individuals $4 million for local boards...
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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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June 28 – Primary Election (as of April 2022) June 3 – last day to postmark Voter Registration application or register in person at BOE June 8 – last day for Change of Address June 13 – last day to apply via letter, fax, or email for Primary Election Absentee Ballot (MUST apply first) to...
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Equal Pay Day 2022 was March 15, but equal pay isn’t enough to provide the economic stability needed in today’s economy. Fair pay must be added to the mix for women’s economic recovery from Covid and to thrive in New York State. View Kathy Stein, President of LWV of St. Lawrence MAL Unit, speak at...
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