Please join us for our March forum,
a collaboration between LWV-RMA and LWV-Wayne County
Putting Food on Your Table:
Linking Food, Farms & You
Each of us has a stake in making sure our food supply is adequate
and its quality and safety are maintained.
Monday, March 31, 2014
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Brighton Town Hall
2300 Elmwood Avenue
Click here for speaker list and additional details
Please register by clicking here or calling 585.262.3730
A Consensus meeting for members will follow on Monday, April 7.
Rochester has been selected as the location for one of the four Regional Workshops being organized by the League of Women Voters of NYS.
The interactive and essential networking and training workshops in Rochester will be held on Saturday April 5. Hear from League specialists, as well as members from other Leagues. Ask questions, discuss the pros and cons and effectiveness of various strategies, and share our League's stories. You'll find that there is a wealth of knowledge, skill, and enthusiasm just waiting to be shared!
Come network with other area League members, learn more about the League and see how you can get more involved!
Session topics include: Vote 411, Membership, Leadership, Advocacy and Issues, Fundraising, Visibility, and Candidate Forums.
Registration deadline is Friday, March 28. There is a $10 fee per person to cover lunch and materials.
Click here for more information and click here to register.
Campaign Finance Reform in New York State may Happen this year!
The 2014 - 2015 Executive Budget calls for:
Creation of and funding for an independent Division of Election Law Enforcement within the State Board of Elections
Implementation of a public financing system modeled on New York City’s system, but no funding included in the budget
Lowering of limits on campaign contributions, including housekeeping accounts
and, still more!
For more details on Campaign Finance Reform in the Executive Budget, click here.
LWV members attending the Susan B. Anthony Annual Birthday Luncheon enjoyed viewing the video Bad Romance: Women’s Suffrage with a flash mob dancing in front of the screen. The video isa parody paying homage to Alice Paul and the generations of brave women who joined together in the fight to pass the 19th Amendment. Soomo Publishing created Bad Romance: Women’s Suffrage.
League of Women Voters of NYS February Voter is now available.