Covid Is A Long Term Reality – Answer the Census Now To Help Us Keep Fighting It

Even after a vaccine joins the fight against Covid 19, the long term health effects and costs will remain in your community. It will take long term health resources, such as Medicare, Medicaid and community health centers to continue our response. And the way to secure those resources is to answer the Census NOW. Ask all your friends, organizations, congregations and neighbors to respond by going to www.2020census.gov for information in your own language. It takes just a few minutes to respond by phone (1-844-330-2020) or on line. And every response will bring over $30,000 to Florida during the next decade. The majority of that money will be for health programs.

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Immigration Committee ZOOM Meetings

Immigration Committee ZOOM Meetings

During these unprecedented times, the immigration committee is holding its meetings via Zoom but our hearts and minds continue to gather in support of all members of our community, regardless of country of origin or current immigration status. In fact, the COVID-19 pandemic reminds us all that cultural differences are meaningless in the face of our humanity and vulnerability, and that we will only overcome challenges through responsible and collective efforts. As such, we are responding to this crisis by issuing a call to action in support of immigrant communities. We condemn xenophobic statements and we stand in bold opposition to all and any who intend to use this crisis to divide our communities or to instill hate by pinpointing an infectious disease to one population or culture. We support all workers, regardless of immigration status. We demand appropriate protections to immigrants who are on the frontline against COVID-19, such

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December Cool Topic: Florida’s Immigration Crisis

December Cool Topic: Florida’s Immigration Crisis

Florida’s Immigration Crisis The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County is pleased to announce an event on the Immigration Crisis and its impact on all Floridians. Join us on Saturday, December 7th at 10:30 at the Vista Center, located at 2300 North Jog Rd in West Palm Beach. This event is free and open to the public. Our panel is: Dr. Miriam Potocky, from the Florida International University’s School of Social Work, who specializes in refugee resettlement; Maria Rodriguez, Executive Director of the Florida Immigrant Coalition; and Cheryl Little, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Americans for Immigrant Justice. Our panel moderator will be Barbara Eriv, co-Chairperson of the Immigration Committee of the League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County. Florida is an immigration state with a large population of documented and undocumented immigrants. Immigrants are an integral part of our social fabric and economy. Similar to what

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