the League as we celebrate the Holidays with Vivian Faircloth
December 8, 2:00 to 4:00 PM
Finger food and/or wine to share with League friends.
and your guests are welcome! Details here.
Our Speaker for the January
18, 2010 League of Women Voters meeting at the Tryon Branch Library is Dr. Sallie Brown: MÃƒÂ©xico and the
United States: a long, close and troubled relationship
The Latest Newsletter: November 2019 - The Voter
Video of LWV Pensacola Bay Area Meetings
19, 2019 Dr. Paula Montgomery presented
a lecture entitled Saving Futures. She
clarified the many alternatives now available within the Juvenile Justice
System She also explained the
considerable progress and improvements made to Florida's Juvenile Justice
System. Watch the presentation
on YouTube here.
November 16, 2019 The
Gun Safety Committee reported on the League sponsored Lock-It-Up Program. The goal of the program is to promote gun
safety by making the public aware of the dangers of firearms that are not
safely and securely stored. The YouTube
video of the presentation is here and relevant research-based information on gun safety is here.
When Women Vote
The booklet, When Women Vote, was originally produced in 1995 by the League of women Voters of the Pensacola Bay Area. It is a study of the Pensacola suffragist
movement and the founding of the League of Women Voters in the Pensacola Bay
Area and its history. Read it here
Gun Safety Study Committee reports here.
League In Action
Watch the Go See Tour at the ECUA Recycling facility on YouTube here.
Girl Scouts from Troop 838 present the flag at the General Meeting September 16.
In honor of Women's Equality Day, 22 League members held a Silent Protest on Saturday, August 26. Signs with messages of issues of concern to women and equality were displayed. The red robes and white bonnets are a part of the story in "The Handmaid's Tale". Additional pictures are found in the September Voter and on LWVPBA facebook page. There will be additional silent protests in the future. Watch for time and places.
League Statement on Immigration - The League of Women Voters is oposed to deportation of non-criminal undocumented immigrants. Read here.
Take action now! League leads Florida coalition to prevent gun violence. Join us! The Florida Cloalition to Prevent Gun Violence, lead by the LWV Florida, was formed in the wake of the June 12th massacre of Pulse nightclub in Orlano. Read more...
December New Report Tracks History & Impact of Florida's Strict Criminal Disenfranchisement Law. The following link leads to a latest report by the Brennan Center for Justice regarding the restoration of former felons voting rights in Florida.
League in the News
Three Facts About School Arrest in Escambia's Prison Pipeline. Compilied Dr. Amir Whitaker, Skouthern Poverty Law Center Attorney. Source: Florida Department of Juvenile Justice data. Read it here.