A Voice For Citizens, A Force For Change
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization
encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government.
It works to influence public policy through education and advocacy.
2nd Friday at Panera's - Jan. 10 at 9:30 a.m.
COFFEE and CONVERSATION about ISSUES that interest YOU.
Are you looking for someone to talk to about issues like:
- Education *Surveillance Cameras *Health Care
- Traffic*Public Transportation *Housing; Immigration; Voting and Elections *The Economy *Gun Control,*Bicycle Paths
Then come to Panera (aka Jack and Marion's to old timers) on the 2nd Friday of each month. Bring a friend.
Mass Incarceration & Racial Inequality: The New Jim Crow
A very informative panel discussion was held at the Brookline Library on the subject of mass incarceration and racial inequality. The discussions was revolved around the broadly acclaimed book by Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow (©2010 ).
The event was sponsored by MassOccupy/Brookline and co-sponsored by the Brookline Public Library, Brookline League of Women Voters, Brookline PAX and the American Friends Service Committee - N.E. Region.
Please click on this link for a detailed article about this event.
Opening Meeting Forum on Gun Control
The League's Opening Meeting this year featured Dr. David Hemenway speaking on Gun Control as a Public Health Issue. Detective Sergeant Christopher Malinn of the Brookline Police Department also spoke about the issue in specific regard to Brookline.
The link to the TAB article about the Forum can be found here:
Professor David Hemenway speaking at Opening Meeting
Representative Frank Smizik with Board Member Janice Kahn at Opening Meeting
LWV Brookline Elects New Officers and Directors
At Annual Meeting the League of Women Voters of Brookline elected new officers and a new Board of Directors.
The newly elected officers are:
The members of the Board of Directors are:
|Betsy Munzer ex officio
Please check out ( and like! ) the Brookline League's Facebook page about our ongoing projects to provide information about elections, voting and other timely issues.
For more information about upcoming elections, how to register to vote, how to find out if you are already registered and other information for voters, please visit: http://www.votinginformation.org
How To Run For Office booklet
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