“A three-year, 54,000-mile journey reveals surprising sources of strength.” By James Fallows
Save the date…..and join in some thought provoking conversation!
- Wednesday, November 16 @ 1:00 – 2:30
- Home of Carolyn Cushing
- Magazine title: Can America Put Itself Back Together” by James Fallows, Atlantic Monthly, March 2016
- link http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/03/how-america-is-putting-itself-back-together/426882/
- pdf version will be sent out via email to League members
Ramsey County elections manager Joe Mansky spoke at the September 6 meeting of the League of Women Voters Roseville Area. The meeting was co-sponsored by the Ramsey County Library. Mansky's talk was titled "All You Ever Wanted to Know About Ramsey County Elections."
To see a vimeo of the presentation created by CTV North Suburbs, click here.
LWV Roseville Area is conducting candidate forums in local races.
To view the CTV video of the Little Canada Candidate forum, click here
To view the CTV video of the Lauderdale Candidate forum, click here
To view the CTV video of the Roseville Candidate forum, click here.
To view the GTN16 video of the ISD 622 Candidate forum, click here
To view the CTV video of the District 66 Candidate forum, click here
“Two hundred years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.”
Save the date…..and join in for lots of thought provoking conversation!
Wednesday, September 21 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Beginning in summer 2015, our League conducted a year-long study of police services and trainings in our five cities. The officer trainings studied were those educating officers to avoid racial profiling and how to handle crises involving people with mental illness and domestic abuse situations.
Florence Sprague, LWV Roseville Area member, has written timely articles about racism and implicit bias. In the February 2016 issue of the Voter, she addressed ways that white people can participate in solutions to the problems in relevent and meaningful ways. To read the article, click here.
In the March 2016 Voter, Florence gives more ideas on becomingn an ally. Click here to read that article.
The August 2, 2016 issue of Lillie Suburan Newspapers published an article about how the League Police Study came about, and its relevance in light of the death of Philando Castile. The article includes interviews with League member Mindy Greiling and League president Rita Mills. Read the entire article here.