Events

Hope In The Struggle - Dr. Josie Johnson - September 16

Our April meeting featuring Dr. Josie Johnson and her co-author, Carolyn Holbrook, has thankfully been rescheduled to September 16.  Their talk is part of our year-long celebration of 100 years of the League of Women Voters and features Dr. Johnson’s book, Hope in the Struggle.

Dr. Johnson’s remarks will feature stories from her book that include her role in the League and elsewhere advocating for voting rights, including making brave trips to the South to register voters during the heat of the Civil Rights Movement.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020.  6:30 - 8:00 pm.  Ramsey County Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N, Roseville, MN  55113.  Co-hosted by Ramsey County Library.  Free and open to the public.

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Civic Literacy 101 - Judicial Branch - March 10

Civics affects us every day, but its mechanics is often ignored or forgotten. Educating (or re-educating) yourself on the structure and rules of the government gives you the ability to become part of the decision-making process and create a positive impact on your government. Join us for the third part of this series which covers the Judicial Branch of our government.

The United States is renowned for having one of the most sophisticated judicial systems in the world. Everyday thousands of people, including law enforcement officers, lawyers, judges, and government officials take part in this system, hoping to settle disputes and work for justice.

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How Are Our Cities Addressing Environmental Issues? - March 24

How will cllimate change put stress on both city infrastructure and resident needs?  Do our cities have specific enrironmental review processes? How do 2040 Comprehensive Plans address climate change?  These and other questions will be addressed by Mayors or City Council members from Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Maplewood and Roseville.  Tuesday, March 24, 6:30- 8:00 pm,  Roseville Library Community Room, 2180 N Hamline Avenue, Roseville.  Co-sponsored by Ramsey County Library.  Free and open to the public.

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Electoral College - Is There Another Option? - February 18, 2020

The slide show is now available for viewingClick here to view.  Electoral College/National Popular Vote Compact—Is There Another Option for Choosing a President?  Karen Schaffer, LWV Roseville Area member and president of the Council of Metropolitan Leagues of Women Voters (CMAL) will present.  Co-hosted with the Roseville Public Library; 6:30-8 p.m.; Roseville Public Library Community Room, 2180 N. Hamline Ave., Roseville.

To view the brochure with reasons why the Electoral College should be abolished, click here.  To view the proposed resolution to abolish the Electoral College, click here.  

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CMAL Meeting: Our Region * Our Quality of Life * Our Future - January 11

Todd Graham, Met Council Principal Forecaster, provided a copy of his presentation shared with members on January 11, 2020..  You can view it by clicking here.

Council on Metropolitan League of Women Voters (CMAL) invites you to a meeting where Todd Graham, Met Council Principal Forecaster, will set the table for a prioritization activity led by our Committee to Review CMAL Program for Action.  Come and learn from Todd Graham and the Committee to Review CMAL Program for Action, and then make your priorities  known for CMAL's future studies!  Todd knows all about the future in terms of employers, employees, workforce, household formation, land use, housing - etc. etc.  His information will help us find our CMAL forward.  And our CMAL Committee will carry the ball forward!

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