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National Voter Registration Day at Bryant Park

September 24, 2013 from 11am to 3pm
CELEBRATE NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY in Bryant Park (9/24) With fewer than one in five eligible New Yorkers casting a ballot in the last Mayoral election, this year’s National Voter Registration Day event in Bryant Park is intended to maximize voter turnout in the 2013 city-wide election, and to emphasize the importance of maintaining a healthy democracy by exercising the right to vote in every election. Millions of Americans will vote in important elections this November. Nationwide, more…See More
Sep 19, 2013
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Lunch with the League! at 4 West 43rd Street, 1st Floor, New York, NY 10036

April 4, 2013 from 11am to 2pm
Lunch with the LeagueThursday, April 411:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Affordable HousingHow will we preserve and increase affordable housing?With new zoning regulations and stricter building codes,where will New York City’s low and middle incomeresidents live?Gregory Floyd has discussed housing issues with cityleaders and the public on his Public Affairs programand as a featured columnist for the Amsterdam Newsand The Huffington Post. He created a task forcewithin his union to plan expedited repairs in…See More
Mar 26, 2013
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Lunch with the League! at 4 West 43rd Street, 1st Floor, New York, NY 10036

February 7, 2013 from 11am to 2pm
What will health care look like when the AffordableCare Act takes effect? Do you have questions about Medicare, drug costs, State Budgets, Mandates, hospital costs and Medicaid. Our speaker Joe Baker, has been President of the Medicare Rights Center since 2009. Mr. Baker is a member of the Institute or Medicine's Board onHealth Care Services. He also serves on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education. And Mr. Baker is an adjunct professor at New…See More
Jan 25, 2013
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DEMOCRACY FOR SALE: A Case for Fair Elections in New York State at The Community Church of New York

December 12, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
A discussion of election reform sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU. Speakers will include:Barbara BartolettiNew York State League of Women Voters, Legislative DirectorMichael MalbinCampaign Finance Institute, Executive DirectorLawrence NordenThe Brennan Center, Deputy Director of the the Democracy ProgramMiles RapoportPresident of DemosSean ElderidgeFounder of Protect our DemocracySee More
Dec 17, 2012
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Hydro-fracking Committee meeting at Midtown, The League Headquarters

August 13, 2012 from 12:15pm to 2:15pm
The Importance of Civic Action by LWV Members on NYS Hydraulic Fracturing: When your water, your air, your land and your health are at stake, you can't just wait and see.  Join us as we strategize our efforts to protect New York City's drinking water. New members welcome! Please RSVP by calling or emailing our office: 212-725-3541 or office@lwvnyc.orgSee More
Oct 10, 2012
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Primary Election Voter Guide Is Now Available at New York Cty

June 21, 2012 to June 26, 2012
"League members are rolling up their sleeves and doing the hands-on work to engage voters and to ensure that everyone who is eligible has the opportunity to vote this election. For more than 90 years, League members have worked to break down the barriers to voting - and this election season is no different," said Ms. Urban. "We want to engage all New Yorkers in the political process.""The League's online voter guide VOTE411.org is another…See More
Jun 21, 2012
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Lunch with the League: Crisis in State Governments at League Headquarters

May 16, 2012 from 11am to 2pm
42 states are struggling with deficit budgets. Can states meet their obligations to public pensions, to rising health care costs, and to quality public education? Is there a crisis in state funding?Richard Ravitch will speak to these issues at the League’s membership meeting on Wednesday, May 16th.No one is more superbly qualified to do so. The New York Times has called him “Mr. Fix it”.  For good reason.  Richard Ravitch has come to the rescue of New York State time and time again.  He was…See More
Apr 23, 2012
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Voting Registration Training Session at League Headquarters

May 5, 2012 from 11am to 1pm
The League of Women Voters of the City of New York is offering a Voter Registration Training Session on Saturday, May 5th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  With the 2012 *June 26 Congressional Primary, the *September 11 NYS Senate and Assembly Primary, and the November 6 General Election on the horizon, now is an excellent time to learn how to organize and conduct your own voter registration drives in your communities. Join us and learn about the revised voter registration form, significant changes…See More
Apr 20, 2012
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Lunch with the League: Checkbook Politics at 4

April 18, 2012 from 11am to 2pm
Is Democracy for sale?  Have the Super Pacs taken control of the electoral process?  Can the onslaught of monies that have come to dominate elections since the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United be reversed? The Brennan Center thinks so.In a collection of essays entitled Money Politics and the Constitution, the Brennan Center presents a way forward on campaign finance reform.Mimi Marziani, Counsel to the Brennan Center's Democracy Project, will address these issues at the League's…See More
Mar 26, 2012
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Lunch with the League: Women' s History Month at 4 West 43rd Street

March 14, 2012 from 11am to 2pm
Barbara Winslow will speak on the 40th anniversary of Shirley Chisholm's Historic presidential run, and on her life long legacy. Barbara Winslow is a Professor in the Secondary Education Department and in the School of Education at Brooklyn College. She also teaches in the Women's Studies Program and is the founder and Director of the Shirley Chisholm Project of Brooklyn Women's Activism, 1945 to the Present. She writes about women's suffrage in the United States and Britain. She is now…See More
Mar 13, 2012
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Lunch with the League: The Importance of Civic Action by LWV Members on NYS Hydraulic Fracturing at 4 West 43rd St.

February 15, 2012 from 11am to 2pm
When your water, your air, your land and your health are at stake, you can't wait and see. Come hear Elisabeth Radow, Chairman of the LWVNY’s Lobbying Committee on Hydraulic Fracturing, speak on what Leaguers across New York State have done and what has been accomplished through independent research and networking.  Elisabeth wrote the cover article for the Nov/Dec 2011 New York State Bar Association Journal entitled “Homeowners and Gas Drilling Leases:  Boon or Bust?”  She will also update us…See More
Jan 23, 2012
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Meet the President of the LWV, Elizabeth MacNamara at 4 West 43rd Street, Suite 615

December 14, 2011 from 11am to 2pm
   HOLIDAY LUNCH WITH THE                     LEAGUE WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14TH11:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. Does the League Make a Difference? What is the League's Role in our Nation's Capitol?Are we an Effective Advocate?What is the Role of the Local League in the National Advocacy Agenda? On December 14th, Elisabeth MacNamara, LWVUS President, will answer your questions about the League.Elected at the League's National Convention in 2010, President MacNamara said in her acceptance speech, "The…See More
Nov 23, 2011
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"Meet the President of the #LWV, Elizabeth MacNamara in NYC 12/14/11 http://conta.cc/uCXmTE"
Nov 22, 2011
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