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100th Anniversary Campaign

In just a few short years, the League will celebrate our centennial and we are excited to kick off the League’s 100th Anniversary Campaign: Creating a More Perfect Democracy.

As League leaders, we wanted you to be among the first see our 100th Anniversary Tool Kit.

100th Anniversary Campaign Tookit

Getting Started

The 100th Anniversary Committee developed this Tool Kit to help every League participate in our centennial campaign as we approach 2020. This Tool Kit includes anniversary logos, social media graphics, messaging guidelines and more to help you get started with the celebration.

This is just the first piece in the collective campaign  – so stay tuned for more tools and tricks to celebrate in the months ahead.

Sharing Your Stories

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Immigration Video- The Role of the Courts

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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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A Good Day for Solar in the Sunshine State

Solar Amendment 4 We Did ItIT’S A GOOD DAY FOR SOLAR IN THE SUNSHINE STATE!

Amendment 4, which voters approved with a 73% vote last August and which the Florida Legislature unanimously voted to implement this Spring, has officially been signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. This is a major victory for Florida and would NOT have been possible without all of your hard work. Whether you volunteered at the polls, made phone calls, sent emails, distributed yard signs, made your OWN yard signs, or any of the other amazing, creative efforts we saw, YOU made a difference. Floridians will enjoy lower energy costs as burdensome taxes on solar energy systems are reduced beginning January 1, 2018.

Here’s what just a few of the Floridians for Solar Choice coalition members had to …

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Voting Rights Updates- June 2017

Voting Rights Updates- June 2017

Lots of great articles about so many voting rights issues.  Don’t miss the Times article about Kris Kobach, the inspiration for the Voter Fraud inquiry.  -Nancy


Automatic voter registration-

https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/democracy/reports/2017/06/07/433677/votes-automatic-voter-registration/

 

Increasing Voter Turnout for 2018 and Beyond-

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/13/opinion/increasing-voter-turnout-2018.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region®ion=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region&_r=0

 

Hiring people with criminal records is good business-

https://www.citylab.com/crime/2017/06/the-case-for-hiring-ex-offenders/529896/?utm_source=atldaily061517-2&utm_source=nl-atlantic-daily-061517

 

Follow up to our recent Why Courts Matter presentation on Immigration: Denaturalization threat-
League Joins Amicus in Maslenjak v. United States

The League joined an amicus in Maslenjak v. United States. The case will be argued at the U.S. Supreme Court on April 26, 2017. The brief argues that the Sixth Circuit’s holding—that any knowing false statement or omission can be grounds for denaturalization and criminal prosecution—would have dire consequences for naturalized citizens, significantly discourage lawful immigrants …

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State Convention Civics Education Workshop

LWV 2017 Florida Convention

Civics Education Workshop Summary

June 10th 7:30-8:30 am

Submitted by Nikki Descoteaux

Speakers

PBC Chair Civics Education, Christene Campbell-Gabor and intern Faith Maniti

Visuals/Tools

Power point, Citizenship Flash cards, handouts, Magruder’s US Government textbook

Notes

  • Approximately 25 attendees
  • Interest is high, currently 42 members on the PBC Civics Education Committee which started in December 2016.
  • PBC Civics Education Committee Mission: To support the LWVPBC to meet its mission and vision by providing reliable information on elections and public policy issues to schools and a diverse PBC population using innovative educational approaches.
  • Civics is currently taught in Florida in grades 7 and 11
  • 115th Florida House Representative (Miami) Michael Bileca wants civics education in grades K through 12. Christene supports this plan, plus a
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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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Delray Putting Cimate Change at Forefront

Delray to put climate change at forefront: ‘The waters are coming’

Lulu Ramadan

Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
3:06 p.m, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Southern Palm Beach County

delray climate changeDELRAY BEACH

President Donald J. Trump may not be prioritizing climate change, but Delray Beach city leaders are.

Mayor Cary Glickstein joined more than 300 mayors nationwide in signing a vow to uphold the Paris Climate Agreement for environmental action to combat global warming, despite Trump’s recent controversial withdrawal of the United States from the agreement.

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National Popular Vote Convention

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Directory of Elected Officials

Please scroll down to download and print this Directory as a PDF.

 


DIRECTORY OF ELECTED OFFICIALS


Palm Beach Seal Palm Beach County 2017 – 2018

 

Prepared by

LWVPBC


The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate.

lwvpbc.org


Underwritten by

Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches

PALM BEACH COUNTY MUNICIPALITIES  
 
ATLANTIS
BELLE GLADE
BOCA RATON
BOYNTON BEACH
BRINY BREEZES

CLOUD LAKE
DELRAY BEACH
GLEN RIDGE
GOLF
GREENACRES
GULF STREAM
HAVERHILL
HIGHLAND BEACH
HYPOLUXO
JUNO BEACH
JUPITER
JUPITER INLET COLONY
LAKE CLARKE SHORES
LAKE PARK
LAKE WORTH
LANTANA
LOXAHATCHEE GROVES
MANALAPAN
MANGONIA PARK
NORTH PALM BEACH
OCEAN RIDGE
PAHOKEE
PALM BEACH
PALM BEACH GARDEN
PALM BEACH SHORES
PALM SPRINGS

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