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Super Green Heroes

Learn How to Live Green From This Solar-Powered Couple

Get tips to protect the planet and save money.
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AAA Member Jody Finver and her partner, Simon Rose, have been committed to green living for more than 30 years.Photography by Josh Ritchie

What if you could conserve energy while doing laundry? Cut out carbon when you run the A/C? Save money while you save the world?

Jody and Simon changed the way they live to make a positive impact on the environment—not to mention their bank account. From something as simple as drying your clothes outside to more involved endeavors like converting your home to solar power and charging your electric car with the power of the sun, get some advice from this green-living couple.

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Homelessness among U.S. military veterans

A promise not yet fulfilled: the end of homelessness among U.S. military veterans

By Sammy R. Alzofon

LWV Housing Issue Group

Each year Palm Beach County participates in the Homeless Point-In-Time Count. This is a nation-wide program undertaken to measure persons staying in emergency shelters, transitional housing and “places not meant for human habitation.” The county is in the last year of a ten-year plan to defeat homelessness, planning also for the future using insight and experience from the 10-year plan, which was detailed at a day-long workshop last year.

Overall there was a decrease in homelessness in the county. The disappointment: a 73.3 percent increase in sheltered and unsheltered homeless veterans in the 2018 count. The Obama administration had pledged to end veteran homelessness in the United …

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Get Sun Sense- video

Don’t pay the power company, let them pay you!

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Earth Day 2018

Earth Day 2018EARTH DAY

APRIL 22, 2018


Earth Day is the world’s largest environmental movement and the Earth Day Network is working to secure a future free of plastic pollution. Earth Day 2018 is dedicated to providing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior about plastics. From poisoning and injuring marine life to disrupting human hormones, from littering our beaches and landscapes to clogging our waste streams and landfills, the exponential growth of plastics is now threatening the survival of our planet.

Events are being held across our community at Palm Beach State College, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Palm Beach Zoo, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, and many more.

Check for details.

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BBC article–What if Guns Disappeared

Recently, Tom Gabor advised journalist Rachel Nuwer who publishes a fascinating series for BBC Future called “What if?”  In this series, she leans on experts to envision a world in which something was radically different.  In her most recent article, Nuwer imagines a world in which guns disappeared.  It becomes apparent that, while guns have uses, humans would do much better without them, especially those living in more urban environments.  To read this excellent article, please visit:

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Young Leaguers Meeting

Young Leaguers meeting

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Broward Getting Homeless Off Streets

Broward opens its doors to new ideas for getting homeless off streets – Sun Sentinel
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By Larry Barszewski
MARCH 30, 2018, 8:30 PM

People who are drunk or high would be allowed into homeless shelters under new plans being considered by Broward County.

It’s part of an effort to get more homeless people who have spent years on the streets into shelters and, eventually, into a permanent place to live.

“We’re doing it on some of our overnight beds,” said Michael Wright, who oversees the county’s homeless efforts. “Now we want to operationalize it for all of our crisis shelter beds.”

People won’t be allowed to bring drugs or alcohol to a shelter and there would be zero tolerance for violence, but officials said …

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Why Courts Matter: Weakening the Courts

Ellen Freidin will speak at our May 6th Brunch, 1:00 pm.

  Third Branch? How politicians are systematically trying to weaken the courts and what we can do about it.

Ellen Freidin, driving force behind Florida’s Fair District amendments and past chair of 11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee, will discuss Federal court judicial qualifications.

Atlantis Country Clubregister-here
190 Atlantis Boulevard
Lake Worth, FL

$35 if register by April 26, $40 thereafter.

Click here to Register online or call Estelle Friedman 561.968.4123

Sunday Brunch- Why Courts Matter page 1

Lawyers, judges, legislators, and the public are deeply concerned with the quality of candidates being nominated to the federal courts by this administration. This is raising difficult questions about what it means to have an independent judiciary and the importance of judicial integrity to the vital …

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May Hot Topic- Politics and Stuff

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Cool Topic- Gun Control

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