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The Grand Jury System:
Who, What, Where, When, Why and How?

Exploring the Grand Jury in its historical context and present-day usage in order to better understand proposed legislation.

Our distinguished moderator:
Rev. Lawrence Hargrave, Pastor for Outreach Ministries at
Asbury First United Methodist Church

Our expert panel includes:
Sandra Doorley, Monroe County District Attorney
Roger Brazill, First Assistant Public Defender,
Monroe County Public Defenders Office

Monday, March 23, 2015
7:00 - 8:30 pm

Asbury First United Methodist Church
1050 East Avenue, Rochester

Handicapped accessible/Parking in the rear

Pre-registration is appreciated. Please register by clicking here or calling 585-262-3730

Our panelists will be guests on Connections with Evan Dawson on WXXI-1370AM. Click here for more information when it is available.

Our February Forum

School to Prison:
Alternatives to Incarceration

was previewed on Connections with Evan Dawson on WXXI-1370AM. Two of our panelists, Elaine Spaull (Director of the Center for Youth) and Edward Minardo (Director, Genesee Justice) were the guests. You can listen to the WXXI program here and view the forum on YouTube here.

Our own YouTube channel

The League of Women Voters of the Rochester Metropolitan Area proudly announces that we have our own YouTube channel where you can view our past forums.


The League celebrates Women's History Month

In celebration of Women's History Month, please take a few moments to look over this timeline. We think you'll discover a heroine or event you didn't know!

As Black History Month ends and Women's History Month begins, we wonder, "How much do you know about African-American women and their role in the suffrage movement?" We have some very interesting answers! Please visit the National Women's History Museum website.

An Explanation of Instant Runoff Voting

Steve Pond of The Wrap Explains It All: How the Oscars Voting Process Actually Works


The League is a nonpartisan, political organization which encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League is NOT limited to women — men can join in the fight as well.

League of Women Voters of New York State February Voter is now available.

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