Hot Topics

Hot Topics

Hot Topics
  • A series of luncheon meetings with a speaker at each, discussing one of our Key Issues.
  • There is a $25 fee to attend and you must pre-reserve.
  • Held at Atlantis Country Club.
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News Links for September Hot Topics

News Links for September Hot Topics
Nancy Abudu, ACLU

Nancy Abudu, ACLU

League of Women Voters of PB County Invites Public to 2 Thought-Provoking Events in September

 

AmericanTowns.com Article

Organiste.net Article

PRLog.org News Release

Whofish.org Article

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Hot Topics-PB County’s Tallahassee Wish List

Hot Topics-PB County's Tallahassee Wish List

Wednesday, November 15, 2017- 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Atlantis Country Club, 190 Atlantis Blvd, Lake Worth, FL 33462, USA

Speakers: Kelly Quintero, Vern Crawford, Rebecca DeLaRosa
Contact persons: Karen Wilkerson, karenwilkerson4475@comcast.net and Keeter Martinson,  keetnpb@aol.com

Register HERE.

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Why Courts Matter 2017

Why Courts Matter 2017

League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County Invites the Public to Thought-Provoking Events on Two Wednesdays Next Month


Nancy Abudu, ACLU

Hot Topics Luncheon

Wednesday, September 20 in Atlantis

WHY COURTS MATTER

‘The Impact Federal Court Decisions Have on Daily Lives’

The main speaker is Nancy Abudu, Director of Legal Operation for ACLU of Florida. This luncheon event will be held from 11 am to 1 pm at the Atlantis Country Club, 190 Atlantis Boulevard in Lake Worth. The cost to attend is $25 before September 10, and $35 afterwards.

Register online HERE or call Estelle Friedman 561.968.4123.

Link to Nancy’s Bio

 

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Nancy Abudu- Bio

Nancy Abudu, ACLUNancy Abudu joined the ACLU of Florida as the Legal Director in 2013.  Prior to becoming Legal Director, Nancy served as senior staff counsel with the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project where she litigated civil rights cases in federal and state courts, and provided legal advice to ACLU affiliates around the country, cooperating attorneys, and others seeking assistance and information on issues such as felon disfranchisement, redistricting, challenges to photo ID and proof of citizenship laws, and general enforcement of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

She began her legal career as an associate with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York in the Products Liability/Mass Tort department. During her time with the firm, she was also a Skadden Extern with the Legal Aid Society of

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Hot Topics- Why Courts Matter

Hot Topics- Why Courts Matter

Why Courts Matter: Nancy Abudu, Director of Legal Operations, ACLU of Florida:

The Impact Federal Courts Decisions have on our daily Lives

 

  • Wednesday, September 20th
  • 11 am-1 pm
  • Atlantis Country Club, 190 Atlantis Boulevard, Lake Worth
  • Nancy Abudu’s Bio

 

Decisions of the federal courts have an enormous impact on so many aspects of our daily lives, from the civil rights we experience, to our right to health care, to our religious freedoms.

Voting rights issues remain in the forefront, as we continue to discuss allegations of voter fraud and voter suppression, launch efforts to repeal felon disfranchisement laws and gear up for the 2020 redistricting cycle.  Recent federal court decisions regarding roll backs to early voting, the rejection of absentee ballots and the ID laws have …

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Sell-Out Crowd Learns About Opioid Crisis

By Marsha Vinson

Although Karen Wilkerson, President, in her introduction, was proud to announce the new  LWVPBC partnership with JFK Medical Center and Palms West Hospital, sponsors of the July Hot Topics, she warned the sell-out sized audience that they were about to get “depressing news.”  Why would the League present a depressing Hot Topics? To implement a positive change in understanding the Opioid Crisis — affecting our neighbors, our families.

Palm Beach Post’s Investigative Reporting

The first speaker, Christine Stapleton, Palm Beach Post reporter and lead investigator of the corruption in South Florida’s drug treatment industry, shared that she is an alcoholic with 19 years of sobriety.  Her personal experience with addiction extends to personally housing young recovered opiate addicts.  Christine is astounded by the corruption …

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It includes upcoming events  like the one below and more!  

August Cool Topics

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What does the Health Care District do?

What does the Health Care District do?

Inspiring to learn what the Health Care District of Palm Beach County does!

Thanks Rick Roche! Here is a link to their facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/healthcaredistrict/?ref=br_rs

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July Hot Topics Luncheon

July Hot Topics Luncheon
July 19, 2017

11:00 am is the time to register and chat with friends.
11:30 am- Lunch is served
1:00 pm- Meeting is concluded.

Atlantis Country Club, Atlantis, Florida

 

Topic: Sober Homes and Substance Abuse

Speakers: Christine Stapleton
Reporter at The Palm Beach Post

AND

Al Johnson
Chief Assistant State Attorney

 

To attend the luncheon you should reserve online or call Estelle at 561-968-4123

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June Hot Topics Luncheon

June Hot Topics Luncheon

June 21, 2017   

11:00 am is the time to register and chat with friends.
11:30 am- Lunch is served
1:00 pm- Meeting is concluded.

Atlantis Country Club, Atlantis, Florida

RICHARD ROCHE, DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES FOR THE HEALTH CARE DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

Rick Roche
Chief Administrative Officer and Hospital Administrator

Featuring Rick Roche

To attend the luncheon you should reserve online or call Estelle at 561-968-4123

Rick Roche is the Health Care District of Palm Beach County’s Chief Administrative Officer and Hospital Administrator for Lakeside Medical Center. Rick is in his fifth year at the Health Care District, and has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare operations.

Prior to joining the Health Care District, Rick served as Vice President for Human Resources and Support Services at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Ga. Prior to that, he was the …

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