Observer Training September 7

Observer Training is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 7 at 3:30 p.m. at the Lexington Park Building (2131 Lexington Ave. N., Roseville).  Participants will receive a League button and learn about the purpose of observing local government meetings (city, school district, county), procedures for being a League observer, topics that we have positions on and how to report in after the meeting.  Everyone is invited – new or experienced! Bring friends.

Brews and Book Reviews - July 25

The League of Women Voters Roseville Area will host a Brews and Book Reviews event on Tuesday, July 25 at 7:00 p.m. at the Bent Brewstillery, 1744 Terrace Drive, Roseville. 

Attendees are encouraged to bring a recommended book for summer reading to share with others in attendance.  Craft beers and non-alcoholic drinks are available.  The event is open to the public.  Join us for a relaxing evening sharing your favorite summer read and a beverage.  

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13th (film) - Viewing and Discussion on August 15

13th is a documentary by director Ava DuVernay.  Nominated for a 2017 Academy Award for a feature documentary, 13thexplores race in the United States criminal justice system.  Titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which outlawed slavery, the firm director argues that slavery is being effectively perpetuated in the U.S. through mass incarceration.  Join us fora viewing and discussion of this critically acclaimed film.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 6:00 - 8:45 p.m.  Roseville Library Community Room, 2180 Hamline Ave N. at County Road B.

Free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by LWV Roseville Area, Roseville Library and Do Good Roseville.

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June 2017 Voter

This issue of the Voter includes these articles:

  • A message from Rita Mills that contains an outline of a typical League year
  • A schedule of presentations to local cities of the local Affordable Housing Study and related recommendations
  • An article by League member Florence Sprague about the new, bright voice of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a women's rights advocate

Ann Berry Dedication

A program commemorating long-time League of Women Voters member Ann Berry will be held Sunday June 18, 3 p.m., at the arboretum in Roseville Central Park. A newly-installed walkway brick will be dedicated in her honor.  Speakers will be: Ramsey County Commissioner Mary Jo McGuire, League president Rita Mills and Georgeann Hall.

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