Finding the Menu

Finding the Menu

Have you visited the website and wondered “Where did the menu go?” When you visit the League site, you may notice a difference in how the menu looks when you are using your mobile phone or tablet. Sometimes you may see a different menu on your laptop or desktop when you zoom in and change your screen size. Here’s a

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PBC Green Schools

PBC Green Schools

PALM BEACH COUNTY GREEN SCHOOLS RECOGNITION PROGRAM by Kathy Panko   The Environmental Issues Group of the LWVPBC is proud to support The Green Schools Recognition Program (GSRP), a program conducted by Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Pine Jog Environmental Education Center, in collaboration with the school districts of Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The GSRP encourages both public and private schools

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Inmates Give Rousing Applause to League of Women Voters!

Inmates Give Rousing Applause to League of Women Voters!

The Reason: Our Positive Actions Helping Inmates Regain Their Rights   By Pam Maldonado   On March 12th, I had the pleasure of giving a brief presentation on Amendment 4 for about 175 inmates at the Sago Palm Re-Entry Center in Pahokee. This was my second visit to this prison that houses men who are within three years of completing their sentences. The inmates

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Outreach

Focus: The Outreach Committee is an important element of the League of Women Voters Palm Beach County’s commitment to engage with diverse individuals and organizations to reach eligible populations who are under-represented at the polls.   Outreach efforts include: Providing well researched and unbiased information so that all Palm Beach County residents will become better-informed voters Increasing language-appropriate and culturally

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Speakers Bureau February 2020 Report

By Dr. Corinna Balderramos Robinson       In an effort to boldly and pragmatically work toward diversifying our Speakers Bureau, with more underrepresented members who will not shy away from visiting non-traditional locations, we are hard at work doing so.  In February, we visited churches, public libraries, high schools, city town halls, and community centers. As a “Call for

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Voter Services Targets New Citizens, Graduating Seniors

Voter Services Targets New Citizens, Graduating Seniors

By Pam Maldonado   Marc Bruner’s Naturalization Ceremony voter registration “corps” has really hit their stride with USCIS (U.S. Customs and Immigration Service,) with an outstanding February total of 382 registrations.   For the last few months, they have been averaging four or five USCIS events, netting about 59% of the attendees each time.  The action is frenzied once the

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2020 Voting Schedule

2020 Voting Schedule
IMPORTANT: Florida is a "closed primary" state. That means that only the voters registered within that political party may vote in that party's Primary Election, unless a Universal Primary Contest (UPC)* occurs. You can change your party affiliation by submitting an updated Voter Registration Application at any time, but the change must be made 29 days before a Primary Election in order to be validRead more

2020 Matters – Strengths of Diversity

Guest Speaker: Cecile Scoon, First Vice President, LWV of Florida January 15, 2020 Marsha Vinson, Reporter LWVPBC began the League’s Centennial Year with an outstanding presentation by the League’s own Cecile Scoon. Cecile revealed the many ways Leaguers must work to make a difference in the workplace by encouraging diversity and increasing understanding, learning, and inclusion. She urged the large

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Former LWVPBC Interns Stay Connected

By Pam Maldonado Christene Campbell-Gabor and I had lunch with former interns Faith Maniti, Naya Payne and Dayalis Zamora, who were back in town for Christmas break.  Not surprisingly, they are all majoring in Political Science.  Faith and Dayalis are both currently student senators at the University of Florida and NYU, respectively.  Naya was elected senator in his first term as

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