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Raisin Cane Sugar Tour

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National History Day

National History Day Judges

Left to right:
Phyllis Goldenberg, Christene Campbell-Gabor, Cindy Sheehan-Hartwell
LWV Palm Beach County National History Day Judges
Missing from photo – LWVPBC Intern Faith Maniti

Palm Beach County School District National History Day

The LWV PBC is happy to be involved in PBC school programs and activities. On February 16th at Park Vista High School, four members of the Civics Education Committee team volunteered to judge 185 students from 15 different middle school and high schools in Palm Beach County for National History Day. What an exceptional event it was. The projects were fascinating and the students did an amazing job preparing and presenting their projects.

Projects were based on this year’s theme “Conflict and Compromise”. Students had an opportunity to display their knowledge through a historical paper, …

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Follow Up from Sadowski Affiliates Webinar- February 16

Sadowski Affliates

Follow Up from Sadowski Affiliates Webinar-
Legislative Update – February 16, 2018

Thank you for participating in today’s webinar- Sadowski Affiliates Webinar- Housing Trust Funds Appropriation Update- Call to Action, CS/HB 987.
For additional reference, you can download the Webinar’s PowerPoint Presentation and view the Recorded Webinar below.

Legislative Update on State and Local Trust Funds- Feb. 16, 2018

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact the Florida Housing Coalition at info@FLHousing.org or 850-878-4219.



Membership in the Sadowski Affiliates is free thanks to support from JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Copyright © 2017 Florida Housing Coalition, All Rights Reserved.

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Crossword Minis Booklet

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Government Bee 2018

PALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT’S 3RD ANNUAL

GOVERNMENT BEE

SATURDAY APRIL 7TH, 2018

 

The Government Bee will start at 10:00, finals will be held at 1:00 (after lunch)

The LWVPBC is delighted to sponsor the Palm Beach County School District’s 3rd annual Government Bee again this year. This year’s event will be held on April 7th at Seminole Ridge High School.

The Government Bee is an academic style competition that encourages teams of students to become engaged in the Civics Education. Similar to a spelling bee, participants go head-to-head answering questions about their government. The finals are exciting and great fun to watch.

There will be many volunteer opportunities available for those who want to participate. Contact Christene Campbell-Gabor, Chair, Civics Education at cgabor5@gmail.com , if you …

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The LWVPBC Minis Have Arrived

The minis have arrived!The FIRST MINI CROSSWORD PUZZLE BOOKLET is ready and waiting on our Website and in hard copy format.  A fun, interesting learning tool for all ages.  Booklet #1 has questions from the U.S. Citizenship Test.

IF YOU GET ALL THE QUESTIONS RIGHT, YOU CAN PASS THE TEST!

 

CHECK IT OUT  to see how much you know about the United States Government and don’t forget to share with your family and friends.

Send your comments and/or requests for hard copies to Christene Campbell-Gabor, Chair, Civics Education cgabor5@gmail.com

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Hot Topic- Rising Sea Level

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Rising Sea Level

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Housing Benefits Slashed

NHC call to action

President Trump Proposes to Slash
Housing Benefits

Urge Congress to Reject these
Harmful Proposals Today!

Housing benefits are under attack.

President Trump’s FY19 budget request — unveiled today — slashes federal housing benefits that help millions of low income seniors, people with disabilities, families with children, low-wage workers, veterans, and other vulnerable people afford their homes. The proposal includes severe funding cuts, as well as harmful rent increases and arbitrary work requirements that would leave even more low income people without a stable home, undermining their ability to live with dignity and climb the economic ladder to achieve financial security.

Background

Overall, the Administration proposes to cut HUD by an astounding $8.8 billion or 18.3-percent compared to the 2017 enacted levels. In an addendum stemming from the bipartisan

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Annual Meeting & April Hot Topic

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April Hot Topic

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Cool Topic- Civics Education in PBC & Florida

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March Cool Topic

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