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September 2020 Voter

This month's Voter is full of useful information:

  • For anything and everything that you need to know about voting in the November election, see the Voter Services articles
  • Priscilla Morton's article "Silent Spring - In a Good Way" is a reflection on how COVID-19 has had an effect on our air and sound pollution
  • Florence Sprague's article "After John Lewis"  encourages us to embrace discomfort in discussions about race
  • In "Getting to Know You,"  Rita Mills has put together a pictorial of our 2019 new League members
  • Don't forget to check out Future League Events on page 11

July - August 2020 Voter

This issue of the Voter is so full of information, that it's difficult to do it justice in a summary.  

  • Two upcoming LWVRA (virtual) events Brews and Book Reviews on July 15 and Voting in Time of COVID-19 with Secretary of State Steve Simon on  August 18
  • President Barb Barany's message that outlines the focus of our League for the coming year
  • An essay from Florence Sprague rich with recommendations for doing our own work and informing ourselves about the many aspects of racism
  • An article from Barb Luck that suggests that a greater reliance on a plant-based diet will improve both our health and the planet
  • Karen Lake gives updates on Absentee Voting and Vote by Mail
  • A recap of the June environmental field trip touring the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District

May 2020 Voter

The May/June issue of The Voter is attached.  Many of the articles make reference to keeping safe and learning how to do things differently in order to be effective and relevant.

  • Several articles about protecting the environment, and notice of the annual environmental field trip on June 23 to learn more about the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District
  • Ways that you can encourage and participate in increasing self-responses to the U.S. Census
  • Information about how to vote by absentee ballot and avoid the crowds of the polling sites
  • An essay from Florence Sprague who contemplates the isolation of stay at home at compares it with that of the incarcerated

April 2020 Voter

The April 2020 Voter contains information about LWV events and other information:

  • President Sherry Hood's message about postponement of the LWV Annual meeting and cancellation of other events
  • Mary Peterson's recap of Civics 101 - The Judiciary program in February
  • Florence Sprague's article about the state of our economy and comparisons to that of 30 years ago
  • A spotlight article about lifetime member Carolyn Cushing
  • A request for input from members on a possible League study in 2020-2021
  • A reminder to renew your League membership online.  Use this link: https://www3.thedatabank.com/dpg/601/donate.asp?formid=RosevilleMember
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March 2020 Voter

The March 2020 Voter contains information on events past and future, including:

  • March 10 Civic Literacy 101 - The Judiciary and March 24 event on the Environment 
  • Recaps of February CMAL, Day of Action and Electoral College program
  • Engagement/volunteer opportunity with the Rock What You Got Women's Expo
  • Program calendar for the rest of the year

LWVMN State Council meeting will be Saturday, April 25th in Golden Valley!  The Council will contain an abundance of information to help our local League and its committees and interests. Please register at https://www.lwvmn.org/council-2020  The cost is $75. That includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Also, please let LWVRoseville Area know if you plan on attending! Or email:  sherrychood@icloud.com 

February 2020 Voter

This issue of The Voter contains many articles, including:

  • A message from President Sherry Hood about the LWVUS Fair Maps campaign, and the February 14 Day of Action at the Capitol in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the League of Women Voters
  • An article about why the data collected in the 2020 census matters
  • Recaps of the January programs, both Conversations With Constituents and the Council of Metropolitan Leagues of Women Voters (CMAL)

January 2020 Voter

The January Voter is full of great information and photos.  Included are articles about:

  • A recap of the December Centennial/Holiday party, along with photos
  • An article about the Presidential Nomination primary
  • Several articles on upcoming events, including Conversations With Constituents on January 16
  • An article by Florence Sprague on non-violent demonstrations based on the Letter from Birmingham Jail written by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Novermber/December 2019 Voter

This issue of The Voter contains many articles, including:

  • Information on the November 19 program A Place for Everyone, which includes a panel on affordable housing.  
  • The Dinner Theater celebration: From Seneca Falls to South St. Paul on December 12 at Gulden's Restaurant.  
  • Recaps of two October events: Women in Politics and Why We Can't Afford Not to Have Health Care for All.
  • Florence Sprague's article about the need to assist people who have been incarcerated to reintegrate into society

October 2019 Voter

Some highlights of this issue include:

  • Information about the October 8 program Why We Can't Afford Not to Have Health Care for All.  Please note that the deadline for signing up for dinner is this Thursday (October 3).
  • An article titled Education- Chicken or Egg?  by Florence Sprague  on why education can't solve all societal problems.
  • An article by Donna Peterson detailing the new organics recycling programs in Roseville and Maplewood.
  • League events scheduled for the rest of the program year.

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