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Job Guarantee Teach-in Day at Denison University on Friday, Jan 25th

Friday, January 25, 2019 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM Denison University, Granville, OH Burton Morgan Hall (room 115) Event is Free & Open to the Public Hosted by Fadhel Kaboub Job Guarantee Now! Teach-in for Economic Rights 9:30-10:20: “What’s a … Continue reading

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League of Women Voters Gets Trump Bump Post-2016 Election, Nonpartisan Is Cool

The League of Women Voters oppose partisan and racial gerrymandering that strips rights away from voters (top). Suffragettes parading, April 5, 1917 (bottom). Photo credit: League of Women Voters and Bain Collection / Library of Congress The League of Women … Continue reading

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Race, Protest and Politics: Where do we go from here?

As the first of the 2019 Phoenix Rising Roundtable discussions, we are honored, in partnership with Denison, to welcome Mary Frances Berry. Dr. Berry will be the sole speaker as the keynote speaker for Denison’s Martin Luther King celebrations. Following … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion – Sex Trafficing in Ohio – 16 January 2019

LINK: http://lickingcountyrepublicanparty.org/2019/01/09/lcr-womens-club-meeting-january-16th/

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Advocate article on voting at Denison

Dear LWVLC, Allegations of voter fraud by college students in Ohio elections have a long history and so do allegations of voter suppression. An article in the Newark Advocate today details a complaint from six Granville residents about alleged irregularities … Continue reading

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We have been approved by LWV Ohio as a Local League.

Dear LWVLC It’s official:  We have been approved by LWV Ohio as a Local League.  Hooray! I know that some of you have been awaiting this good news before renewing your membership or joining for the first time.  Wait no … Continue reading

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The League Reflects on the Kavanaugh Hearings

Since its founding in 1920, the League’s core values aim to empower voters and expand participation in our democracy through public education and advocacy throughout the nation. We believe that we must challenge the discriminatory laws in our country and … Continue reading

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Migrant Workers in Licking County: The Hands That Feed Us

The Hands That Feed Us ediblecolumbus.ediblecommunities.com 7 mins read When Marshall Branstool, owner of Branstool Orchards in Utica, steps behind his market table filled with fresh peaches and ripe apples many are quick to notice his shirt does not have the well-known Branstool Orchards … Continue reading

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The furious fight to win US women the vote

‘The Woman’s Hour’ wonderfully recalls the furious fight to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment March 14, 2018 —This year, more than 400 women are considered likely candidates for US Congress, while another 79 are exploring runs for state governorships as of … Continue reading

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Engaging New Voters

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This study evaluates the potential of nonprofit service providers and community-based organizations to increase voting among their younger clients and constituents, while also assessing best practices for doing so. To do this, we tracked 39,000 individuals who registered … Continue reading

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