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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization
encouraging informed and active participation in government.
It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY MARCH
Pictured are several of our members who participated in the March on Monday, January 20th from 24th Street down MLK, Jr. Way to the Fairgrounds.
LWVMC started March on a roll with the LWVUS Ag Update Consensus Meeting, and we aren't letting up all month! Keep reading below and also check our calendar for more details!
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- Our generous donors help make a variety of League activites possible.
LWVMC is pleased to partner with NAMI on Community Dialogue. The purpose of the Community Dialogue is to reduce the stigma and discrimination that is often associated with mental health challenges. Led by NAMI Merced County, the event provides a unique look at mental health and how each of us and our communities are part of
the solution. Attendees will have the opportunity to watch the documentary film, "A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness," hear the stories of local residents, and learn about local resources. This event brings together community leaders, business owners,
health, mental health and social service professionals, elected officials, family members and consumers to discuss how to overcome the devastating effects of stigma and discrimination associated with mental health challenges in their communities. Three cash gifts will be drawn at end of event for attendees in both English and Spanish dialogues.
Lunch will be served.
WHAT UNDER THE SUN IS SUNSHINE WEEK?
Sunshine Week, March 16-22, is a national discussion based on the conviction that "Open government is good government." Our League, partnering with the City of Merced, is joining in a nationwide discussion about the importance of access to public information and what it means for you and your community. Come to the special presentation at the City Council meeting March 17th, 7:00 PM, and continue your support of our Right To Know; and join us Thursday, March 20th, as we continue the discussion and hear the perspectives of guest panelists as we understand how we may exercise this important civic right.
10th ANNUAL CELEBRATING WOMEN IN POLITICS LUNCHEON
This is a "can't miss" event for those who have attended in the past. Come and enjoy the company of awesome people. Networking encouraged. To save or print the Luncheon flyer , click here: Luncheon flyer
LUNCH & LEARN: Fracking - A Research Based Perspective
Join in our conversation with Dr. Roger Aines about this timely topic.
WHEN: MONDAY, March 31st, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (presentation to begin at approximately 12:10pm)
WHERE: Five Ten Bistro, 510 W. Main Street, downtown Merced
$15 includes a buffet lunch, beverage, tax and gratuity. RSVPs to firstname.lastname@example.org ARE REQUIRED BY THURSDAY, 03/27. Cancellations made within 24 hours of the luncheon -- and no-shows -- may result in you receiving a bill from LWVMC.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DAY OF THIS LUNCH & LEARN IS MONDAY, 03/31
To save or print the flyer for this event, click here:
March Lunch & Learn