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

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Volunteering
There are three major areas of focus for League and Leaguers. Voter Service, Education, and Advocacy.  All are important, but we tend to focus on different parts at different times of the year. With the election coming up in November, a lot of our time is spent on Voter Service and Education. The focus for...
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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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As most of our members know, the Leagues in Nassau County sponsor and/or provide moderators for many candidate forums throughout the county during election seasons. These include school board elections and other local elections in addition to the primary and general elections in November. We are now in need of additional moderators from among our...
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Volunteers needed to canvass locally for November Election in Nassau County. You do not need to be a LWV member to participate!
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Here are the three ways that you can help our educational and community endeavors: Join Us in Our Work. Click “Join Now!” to begin your membership. New signups get a Starbucks gift card. We can always use help to spread the word. Become a sponsor. We’ve rolled out a brand-new classifieds ad center on our...
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Ruth Radow, a longtime Atlantic Beach resident and environmentalist, and a League member, who helped preserve the village’s beaches and its water supply, died on July 23. She was 88.  Ruth was truly an advocate in the very sense and meaning of the word. As I look at her efforts  that date back to the days...
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The Nominating Committee is looking for a member who would like to fill the office of Secretary for our League. This position involves attending each monthly Board meeting and taking the minutes for the meeting. The secretary will disseminate these notes  to the other Board members one week prior to our monthly meeting . Computer...
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On December 5, 2013 the League of Women Voters of Southwest Nassau held a well attended meeting on “Hidden Hunger on Long Island” at the Hewlett-Woodmere Library. Speakers from each of two organizations, “The Island Harvest and the Interfaith Nutrition Network” (The INN), were there to give us some hard facts about the people in need that are...
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September 24th was National Voters Registration Day. Our league setup our registration table at the Stop and Shop in Inwood under the direction of Peter Rosenthal. Our efforts that day were rewarded with 12 new voter registrations. We were so pumped up that on Sunday, September 29th  we were registering voters and handing out absentee...
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