Saturday, September 19, 9:30 am, Online Webinar
Exchanging the Baton of Political Leadership From Him to Her
Speaker: Thelma A. Sias
National Voter Registration Day: September 22, 2020
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
How Can We Ensure a Safe, Fair, and Accessible November Election? A Virtual Forum (Zoom)
Retired WPR talk show host and LWVWI board member Joy Cardin will lead a Q&A about election and voting issues with Barry Burden, Director of the Elections Research Center at UW-Madison, and Eileen Newcomer, Voter Education Manager for the LWVWI, as well as representatives from community groups working on get out the vote (GOTV) efforts.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2020 AT 2 PM – 3:30 PM
A Celebration of Voting
Mark your calendars for a powerful, packed afternoon online! From 2-3 PM, Odyssey and Odyssey Junior students will share brief “Why Vote?” essays and poems, Theatre Professor Baron Kelly and actors from the American Players Theatre will deliver short passages on voting from Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King, Jr., and John Lewis, and invited speakers Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Judge Everett Mitchell, Dr. Ruben Anthony, and Rep. Sheila Stubbs will add their thoughts on voting. From 3-3:30 PM, The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and Dane County will share practical information about voting and answer your questions.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM EDT, Facebook Live
Racism and Redistricting: How Unfair Maps Impact Communities of Color
This free event is broadcast live on the League of Women Voters of the United States Facebook page.
Message to Area Voters
The Covid-19 Crisis has thrown us into a life-threatening situation. We must be diligent if we truly care for the people around us and for our own health. That said, the League of Women Voters continues to work towards our mission goals and will follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read a blog written by Sarah Courtney titled “Voting in a Time of Coronavirius.”
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