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  • The Speakers Bureau 2016 Report

    By Ethelene Jones, M.D., Chairperson In the 2016 Presidential election year, the referendums and constitutional amendment proposals on the primary election and general election ballots generated a lot of interest and many questions. Our Speakers Bureau was in great demand to help voters understand the issues. We filled 73 speaking engagements, reaching an audience of Continue Reading

  • Observer Corps February Report

    By Joyce Smookler and Carol Stender, Co-Chairs Allocations of funds, environmental concerns, traffic control, expenses imposed by presidential visits. These topics–and more–were discussed at various municipal and county meetings.  Members of the LWVPBC Observer Corps were in attendance. We are becoming a consistently visible presence throughout the county. Join us and help “make a difference” Continue Reading

  • Young Leaguers January Report

    YOUNG LEAGUERS IN THE K(NOW) By Darlene Kostrub On January 30, an interested group of Young Leaguer members and friends met at Dorrian’s Red Hand in West Palm Beach for an evening of networking. The group concurred that they were very concerned about immigration issues and hope that LWVPBC will restart an Immigration Issue Group. Continue Reading

  • March Membership Meeting Report

    LWVPBC GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING By Ellen Norman The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County held a General Membership Meeting on March 1, 2017.  The almost 70 attendees heard an informative presentation on the Electoral College.  Karen Wilkerson, President, welcomed everyone and urged anyone present who was not already a member to join the Continue Reading

  • Explanation of March 6 Executive Order

  • Thank You to MJ

    The Speakers Bureau In the 2016 Presidential election year, the referendums and constitutional amendment proposals on the primary election and general election ballots generated a lot of interest and many questions. Our Speakers Bureau was in great demand to help voters understand the issues. We filled 73 speaking engagements, reaching an audience of 2,893 persons. Continue Reading

  • Water, Water, Everywhere

      The League of Women Voters of Broward County, Environmental Issues Committee presents: WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE, BUT IS THERE ENOUGH? Wednesday, March 15th 6:15 – 8:00 pm Broward County West Regional Library Free and open to the Public Download the flyer.

  • EAA Reservoir by Audobon

    Senator Negron’s Everglades Agricultural Area Reservoir Proposal: A Key Component of Restoration Now is the Time to Revisit the EAA Reservoir Florida’s coastal waters are now experiencing an unprecedented ecological collapse, making the urgency of constructing an EAA reservoir lear. With an abnormally rainy winter in early 2016, in order to protect the aging Herbert Hoover Dike, Continue Reading

  • Ethics and the Conversation Project

    Register today! Click the flyer image to go to the registration link. This is a free event, but advance registration is required. Let’s get social and talk about our event on social media! We’ll be using  hashtag #PBSCEthicsConvo to share your thoughts on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram with friends and family! For more information: email ethicscenter@palmbeachstate.edu or Continue Reading

  • You Be the Judge Event

    You Be the Judge On February 21, members of the League, NCJW, ACLU, and Palm Beach County citizens gathered at Compass Community Center to experience what it means to be a judge, to deliberate on a religious freedom case, and to learn why it is so important to have good judges on the federal bench. Continue Reading