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The League of Women Voters of Louisville and Jefferson County believes that decent, suitable, desirable, and affordable housing should be available for all in our community without discrimination as to economic status, race, color, creed, ethnic origin, familial status, sex, age, or physical or mental handicap. 
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Event Date: 
Feb 9 2019 - 9:30am
Event location: 

Peace Lutheran Church

Nevada County has a thriving and valuable presence statewide in providing medical cannabis to patients.  Regulatory and economic developments in recent years have brought the future viability of the medical cannabis model into question

LWV VC at Ventura City Council for International Women'd Day
Event Date: 
Sep 12 2019 - 11:00am
Event location: 

Ventura College of Law, Classroom #1 located off the courtyard

Open to all members or anyone interested in learning more about the League.  

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Photo of 2015 Fluker Award recipient Sandy Praeger

Since 1999, the League of Women Voters of Lawrence-Douglas County has honored a fellow citizen with the Helen Fluker Open and Accessible Government Award. The award is given in honor of the late Helen Fluker, who was a long-time League member serving on its board and twice as its president. Her career included working for Department of Army and the Department of State. In 2019, Sonja Czarnecki was honored at a luncheon in Lawrence on Sunday, March 24. 

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At its January 2019 meeting, the LWVUS Board approved a position statement on climate change, to be included in an updated edition of Impact on Issues, due to be published in Spring 2019. Since the LWVUS Natural Resources positions pre-date the public's general awareness of climate change, we did not have a position explicitly mentioning climate change. Now, in recognition of Leagues' increasing engagement in climate action, the LWVUS board has added the following position language supporting climate action:

Event Date: 
Aug 27 2019 - 11:30am
Event location: 

Four Points by Sheraton

You are cordially invited to a presentation by Kristina Lindborg, speaking on "From Argentina to Teaching to Reaching out for Climate Solutions" at the Lafayette Noon Rotary Club Tuesday, Aug.

Event Date: 
Sep 21 2019 - 1:00pm
Event location: 

Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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