Every eligible voter deserves to have their vote counted -- that’s the cornerstone of our democracy. Our nation suffers when eligible, registered voters are turned away from the polls, unable to find their polling place, or are ... READ MORE
MEET DR. CORINNA BALDERRAMOS ROBINSON,
THE NEW SPEAKER BUREAU CHAIR By Dr. Corinna Balderramos Robinson
As the newest Chair for the PBC Speakers Bureau inclusive of 70+ members, I’ve hit the ground running and am overwhelmed by the warm welcome and support by so many LWV members. Most recently, I ...READ MORE
L to R: Renata Shier, Cecile Scoon, Ken Thomas, and Corinna Balderramos Robinson
PALM BEACH COUNTY
CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT
Palm Beach County and seven of its southeastern coastal cities have agreed to...READ MORE
GUN SAFETY WALKS AGAINST VIOLENCE
The Gun Safety Committee members Betsy Pickup, Kristen Murtaugh, Rosalie Almborg and Arlene Ustin participated in Delray Beach's "Against Violence Delray Community Event". They handed out , 48 gun locks, a lot of Gun Safety, voting, and League information, collected 34 BAWN petitions and updated voting records.
L to R: Arlene Ustin, Kristen Murtaugh, and Betsy Pickup
FIGHTING POLLUTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE
by Richard W. Emory, Jr.
The Environmental Issues Group, held its first meeting of the new year on January 4, 2020. Richard Emory an EIG member and author of ... READ MORE
WOW -- 1,912,394
That’s the number of people in Florida who enrolled in an Affordable Care Act Health Insurance plan for 2020. The enrollment period ... READ MORE.
L to R: Marcia Halpern, Christine Pelaez-Pena from Epilepsy FL, Catherine Lowes, Joe Goldberg, Nancy Gau, and Janet Chaikin
ONLY ONE WEEK LEFT TO SIGN UP FOR ORIENTATION!
Learn about immigration, the environment, the census, health care, voting rights, national popular vote, gun safety, affordable housing and other issues! Attend the League of Women Voters Orientation on Saturday, February 8. Registration, coffee at 9 am. Orientation is 9:30 am-12:30 pm.
Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth Center for Bachelor’s Programs Building—Room CBP-103
RSVP Darlene Kostrub at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message at (561) 852-0496.
We look forward to having you with us!
WELCOME TO THESE NEW LEAGUE MEMBERS:
Ann Albersheim, Lake Worth; Elisa Eisenman, Delray Beach; Michele Gitu, Delray Beach; Lilia Goldstein, Palm Beach Gardens; Andrea Kline, Boynton Beach; Susan Krause, New York, NY; Harriet Langford, Adamstown, MD; Rachelle Lipman, Delray Beach; Ronald Lovell, Boynton Beach; Veronica Maitinez, Palm Springs; Seyril Siegel, Boca Raton; Grace Sterrett; Palm Beach Shores.
For contact information, go to the Member Directory at lwvpbc.org.
THE OBSERVER CORPS NEEDS YOU
Local government actions affect us all, and many of us will be voting in upcoming local elections. The Observer Corps needs volunteers to keep League members informed. Observer Corps members attend (or view online) city commission, Palm Beach County Commission, or Palm Beach School Board meetings and write reports for the LWVPBC News. If you are interested in joining the Observer Corps, contact Serena Lurie at email@example.com or (305) 586-9291.
ELECTION SEASON IS ALMOST HERE
LWVPBC is the place to go for reliable voter information and resources for the 2020 Election. We need your ideas on ways you and your issue groups can assist in providing information and promoting:
Election-related Hot and Cool Topics
Speakers Bureau presentation
Civics Education in the schools and communities
We need your ideas, so please contact us to see how you can help promote this effort to educate people and get them out to vote in 2020.
The NEWS is looking for help. The position of editor will be open in April. If you are interested in this position, let us know. If you have experience or interest in publishing, or questions about the position, contact Debra Chandler at firstname.lastname@example.org or (561) 254-4441. Please consider joining this crucial part of the League & see the NEWS first. We need you.
Do you enjoy writing?
If you would like to submit an article pertinent to the League for consideration, please send it to Debra Chandler at email@example.com a word document. It may be published in the NEWS.
Our Media Team Needs You!
Do you enjoy taking pictures and shooting video? There is a media volunteer position available. We live stream every Hot and Cool Topic and need a second media person to make sure we are there 100% of the time. Equipment and training is provided. Email KenHorkavy@gmail.com for details.