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14
Jul

March For Our Lives Rally

On Saturday, June 24, 2023, LWVCN’s own Student Intern Dahlia Solomon was a leader in her Syosset High School rally for March for Our Lives, an antigun movement. Students from several High Schools and advocacy groups collaborated in the effort, including the Allegiance of Youth Leadership in the United States AYLFUS, Moms Demand Action. We...
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10
Jul

Students in Albany

The League of Women Voters believes that educating and empowering the youth of our country is vital to maintaining democracy. Each year, leagues from all over New York State select High school students interested in civics and government to participate in the students in Albany Program. It is a four-day training experience in which students attend...
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01
Jul

2023 State Convention Summary

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07
Jun

Voter Services

Nancy Rosenthal, VP for Voter Services June 27, 2023 Primary Election Mark the date: Tuesday, June 27 Primary Election for county and local races. Log on to Vote411.org to find out if you have a Primary in your county or town.   Note the following dates and deadlines: Saturday, June 17-Sunday, June 25: Early voting. Check your...
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06
Jun

Local League News

St. Lawrence County St. Lawrence County Board member Donna Seymour is the recipient of the 2023 Rachel Somers Grant Social Action Award. Awarded by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Canton, the award recognizes a person in the wider North Country community who is an advocate for social justice, and who has been actively involved in...
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03
Jun

Issues and Advocacy

Sally Robinson, VP for Issues and Advocacy, Erica Smitka, Deputy Director, New York State Budget Passed On May 2, the NYS budget was finally passed. What we were glad to see: State Board of Elections: Funding of $14.5 million in administrative funds and $25 million in matching funds for the public campaign finance program Inclusion...
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02
Jun

League’s Spring Auction

There is only one week to bid in our spring auction! By participating, you can directly support the League’s educational efforts. Plus, you have the chance to win some fantastic prizes! From a few days on Martha’s Vineyard or in the NH near the Mascoma State Forest to baskets of goodies from the NYS archives...
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02
Jun

President’s Message

Judie Gorenstein This is my last message as LWVNYS President. Serving as president for the past two years has been an honor. Previously I have written about our challenges, our goals, and our accomplishments. We were only able to accomplish all we did because of you as members. I thank each of you for your...
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Diversity Equity and Inclusion Team
01
Jun

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)

Regina Tillman, 3rd Vice President for DEI Crystal Joseph, DEI Task Force Co-Chair It is indeed a pleasure that we are welcoming you to yet another DEI education piece that was developed by an NYS League in conjunction with a local partner. Beginning on June 1st, if you want to learn a little more about...
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