101 Books About Where and How We Live

101 Books About Where and How We Live

101 BOOKS ABOUT WHERE AND HOW WE LIVE Recommended reading from urban experts and Curbed contributors By Alissa Walker, Patrick Sisson, and Sara Polsky  Updated Nov 25, 2019, 9:30 am EST Illustrations by Paige Vickers   SHARE All sharing options This story is part of a group of stories called Because loving where you live is just the beginning—it’s about making it better, too. Vox

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November Cool Topic: Civics Trivia

November Cool Topic: Civics Trivia

LWVPBC says: Nothing COOL about being an ill-informed citizen! November Cool Topic: Civics Trivia Marsha Vinson, Reporter   5 REASONS CIVICS TRIVIA IS  COOL AND SHOULD BE 2020 HOT TOPIC: Adults and children alike who attended the very entertaining and educational evening at the Stem Center created and presented by Christine Campbell-Gabor, LWVPBC Civics Education Chair, will be the first

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Leadership Institute Announces Training Dates

Leadership Institute Announces Training Dates

Marion Frank, one of the speakers at October’s Hot Topic told us about training for candidates and others interested in working on campaigns hosted by the Leadership Institute. The date, January 31, 2020, has just been announced. The cost is $50 and the link for registration and information is: https://www.leadershipinstitute.org/Training/school.cfm?ID=46805

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Push for Voter Registration- article

Groups fan out to churches in push for voter registration By Abraham Mahshie Special to The Post Posted Nov 17, 2019 at 6:42 PM Read the article online at the Palm Beach Post   Volunteers were at five local churches Sunday to register voters and provide checklists for former felons, often called returning citizens, to get their voting rights restored. They also gathered signatures in

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October Hot Topic Report

October Hot Topic Report

HOT TOPICS OCTOBER 2019 Marsha Vinson, Reporter   TWO LEAGUERS WHO WANT YOU TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!   Take a look now at the October Hot Topics (see online LWVPBC Facebook Video Archives) to learn how two Leaguers saw a need and did something about it! What do the two October Hot Topics Speakers have in common?  It’s not a trick question.  

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Make 2020 Matter for Every Voter

Make 2020 Matter for Every Voter

WE NEED YOUR IDEAS AND YOUR ENTHUSIASM Please send us your ideas on how our LWVPBC Committees can work together. We look forward to exchanging views on how to: Reach diverse groups & get them involved – i.e. translating presentations to Spanish, having more diverse speakers, etc. Use social media to reach more people Educate people, register them, and get

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September Hot Topic Report

September Hot Topic Report

HOT TOPICS SEPTEMBER 2019 Marsha Vinson, Reporter Another large LWVPBC luncheon audience greeted Dr. Donald E. Fennoy, the new 26th Superintendent of Schools for the Palm Beach County School District plus School Board members and District personnel.  Dr. Fennoy was asked prior to his impressive talk (video available on the LWVPBC website): What should Leaguers really grasp from Dr. Fennoy’s

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August Hot Topic Report

August Hot Topic Report

LWVPBC NEWS September 15, 2019 HOT TOPICS: PALM BEACH COUNTY ELECTIONS Guest Speaker: Wendy Sartory Link August 21, 2019 Marsha Vinson, Reporter A record-breaking August crowd (130+ attendees) found the new PBC Elections Supervisor (appointed only 8 months ago), Wendy Sartory Link, to be very knowledgeable, articulate, and personable.  The efficiency of the Election Office under this new Supervisor was demonstrated by

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