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

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We want to give a special shout-out to the following members for contributing their time and talents for our candidate forums and voter registration activities: Dania Smith Michele Greenblatt Jeany Beir Mary Price Barbara Josepher Fran Weiss Ginny Carew Grace Felicetti, and last, but certainly not least, Barbara Epstein We are counting on their continuing...
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Dear Readers, It has been more than 20 years since I became editor of the LWVEN VOTER. When I began, I was not very experienced with computer programs (Excel is still a challenge for me), however I have learned a lot just by doing. I was actually the first editor in our League to produce...
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Annual Meeting Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 12:30 pm Paddy’s Loft 1286 Hicksville Road, Massapequa, 516-798-8760 There will be a business meeting at which we will approve the budget for 2022 – 2023   and elect Officers and Directors for 2022 – 2024.          After the business meeting, we will enjoy a delicious lunch and excellent...
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Two volunteers are needed to do voter registration on Sunday May 22 at Temple Bnai Torah in Wantagh from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Additional voter registration times and dates are possible. If you are willing and able to assist with voter registration, please contact Barbara Epstein: epsteinb1@gmail.com or 516-221-1948.
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Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law The Voting Rights Act (VRA) was signed into law 56 years ago. Since its passage in 1965, the Lawyers’ Committee has used the VRA as a basis to challenge discriminatory voting practices like racial gerrymandering, strict voter ID laws, voter purges, and other attempts to prevent Black voters...
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This country has waited too long for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to become part of the U.S. Constitution. Over 100 years later (some) women gained the right to vote, women and nonbinary people are still not guaranteed equality under the law. The League has been committed to the ratification of the ERA since it...
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2021 Voters Guide Part II
We all know that there will be candidates for various offices on our ballots in November – but candidates for which offices? Since this year is a year for electing local officials, the ballot will contain the names of candidates for Nassau County Executive, District Attorney, Comptroller and Clerk, as well as for the candidates...
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The Democracy Defense Fund is designed to protecting voting rights and advance a more equitable democracy through advocacy and voter protection efforts. Our efforts to register, educate, and mobilize voters in the New American Majority must be accompanied by work to protect their voting rights and expand their access through persistent advocacy for a more equitable...
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Grace Felicetti and Ginny Carew at Voter Registration Drive
LWV East Nassau members Grace Felicetti and Ginny Carew spent a beautiful day at Cow Meadow Park helping people register to VOTE! Although you missed them, you can go to Vote411.org to register. For more information on how your voting rights in New York State, click here.
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