Focus:

  • To provide reliable information on elections and public policy issues to a diverse PBC population through innovative educational approaches;
  • To develop innovative voter education modules including a civics curriculum;
  • To work with PBC Schools to provide civics in the classroom.

Chair: Christene Campbell-Gabor, cgabor5@gmail.com561-271-4648

Meetings: Tuesdays, every second meeting will be in the evening. See Calendar for dates, move cursor over date to reveal time and location.

2019-2020 LWVPBC Intern Luisa RinconWelcome 2019-2020 LWVPBC Intern

Luisa Rincon

Vice president of her class and a member of student council, ranked #1 on the tennis team and a volleyball player for the varsity team, Luisa is already a leader.  Keenly interested in criminal justice, she completed the Justice Literacy internship with the Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller’s office this summer. Luisa is hard working, patient, detail-oriented, analytical and bilingual (English/Spanish). Luisa wants to learn more about how she can help her generation understand why voting is so important.

2019-2020 LWVPBC Intern Aspen HoughWelcome 2019-2020 LWVPBC Intern

Aspen Hough

Aspen is a senior at Atlantic Community High School, but she’s already a student at Palm Beach State College, having completed four courses (with a 4.0 average). This summer she completed a Justice Literacy internship with the Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller’s office while working as a shift leader for Chick-Fil-A. Aspen is passionate about voting advocacy, participation in local government, and mass incarceration prevention.

Simpson_Gabor_Mancusi testimonial

“WOW! This is amazing! The crosswords are going to be such a powerful tool come time for our EOC (End of Course) Civics assessment in May. It’s a fun interactive teaching tool that every student will benefit from.” – Sari Simpson

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    Dear Fellow League Members, I just wanted to congratulate all of you who successfully nominated teachers for the August Harvard Civics workshop! Professor Moss and the Harvard Case Method Project team have been very complimentary about the caliber of teachers selected. I thought you would like to know that we have nearly 80 teachers attending from 21 different states nominated by 50...
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    Congratulations to the two PBC teachers who were accepted for the extraordinary opportunity to attend a Harvard Civics Program this summer. How much and what kind of power should the federal government have over the states?  This foundational question will be the focus of the August 2019 event being hosted by the League of Women Voters of Greenwich, Connecticut, Greenwich High School Social...
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    Christene, Students are actively working in their Crossword Puzzle books this week. Our countdown is on for the Civics EOC Exam! We test on Monday- May 13th. I can’t begin to tell you how much we are loving the books. It is the ultimate review! THANK YOU!!!!!! Sari Simpson Palm Springs Middle School 7th Grade Civics Social Studies Department Instructional...
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  • Civics Education Meeting Minutes April 2019
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    LWV of PBC Civics Education Committee MINUTES April 16th, 2019 Attendees: Phyllis Goldenberg, Claire Press, Nikki Descoteaux (via conference call), Karen Wilkerson, Keeter Martinson, Steve Perell, Liela Brode, Lori Dool, Rebecca Freeman, Sandy Hendrick, Karen Leader, Christene Campbell-Gabor. Guests from Lynne University Project Civitas – Robert Watson, Jerry Hildebrand, Reagan Fox Note: Items requiring follow up before our next meeting...
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