Young Leaguers

Latest from the Blog Young Leaguers Stay Connected By Rebecca Freeman Amid this crisis, during the coronavirus, the Young Leaguers have found creative ways to stay connected digitally. Through the popular video chat platform Zoom, we had a great session last week. We checked in with those on the call and made sure to discuss how everyone is doing health-wise, etc. To make things fun despite the circumstances... Read more → Young Leaguer Feature Kim Stokes Written By: Rebecca Freeman Stokes felt a personal responsibility to better our society. She was disappointed in our country’s current state and began looking for a way to make an impact in our community. As a result, she decided to join The League of Women Voters. Kim has been with the organization for two years and loves how they focus... Read more → Young Leaguer’s Feature Kevin Baker ... Read more → Young LeaguersRead more

Special Events

Focus:  Plan events for the membership and coordinate Hot Topic Luncheons and evening/weekend Cool Topics.  Plan and carry-out all Fundraisers.  Plan and run all Daytripper events. Chair: Keeter Martinson, keetnpb@aol.com,  561-844-3713 Meetings: 1st Friday of each month at 10 am at Compass Community Center, 201 N Dixie Hwy, Lake Worth

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Speakers Bureau

Renata Shier, Cecile Scoon, Ken Thomas, and Corinna Balderramos Robinson (L-R) Focus: Makes presentations to local civic clubs, colleges, community organizations and residential groups, educating the public on state and local issues.  Training and materials are provided. The Speakers Bureau offers presentations on The Electoral College; Restore the Vote  Your Florida Government, Your County Government, Constitution Revision Commission and Gun Safety. Chair: Christene Campbell-Gabor, christene.lwvpbc@gmail.com 561-271-4648 RECENT ARTICLES 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... Read more → Newest Chair for the PBC Speakers Bureau By Dr. Corinna Balderramos Robinson As the newestRead more

Candidate Forums

Focus: Conduct, moderate and assist with candidate forums for local positions. Training is provided. Chair: Catherine Emihovich, cemihovich@gmail.com, 352-316-4519 Mission: Conduct and moderate candidate forums, Legislative Previews and Wrap up Sessions with County Legislators. Training is provided. Meetings:  TBD

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Advocacy

Focus: Advocate League positions by working with League issue groups and programs, as well as governmental actors including legislators, commissioners and board members at national, state, and local levels. Organize “Observer Corps” to monitor the County Commission, School Board and Municipal Commissions  (Palm Beach Gardens, Riviera Beach, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Lake Worth, Wellington, West Palm Beach) and be a visible representation of the League. Advocacy also produces two forums per year, Legislative Preview and Legislative Wrap-up where State Senators and State Representatives from Palm Beach County address their constituents and answer questions pertaining to the upcoming or just completed legislative session. Chair: Jim Eisenberg, bigjimlaw@aol.com, 561-371-2386 Mission: Advocate League positions by working with League issue groups and programs, as well as governmental actors including legislators, commissioners and board members at national, state, and local levels. Meetings:   TBDRead more