Owning Our Bodies â€“ Why it Matters Benjamin James Stevenson, a staff attorney for the ACLU of Florida, and Rosalind Fisher, an instructor of Sociology at the University of West Florida, will speak at the General League of Women Voters meeting on April 27, at the Tryon Branch Library, 1200 Langley Ave. Coffee 10:15 am and program 10:30 am.
69th Annual Meeting at the Pensacola Yacht Club, 1897 Cypress St. Pensacola. The luncheon Speaker will be Ben Wilcox, Research Director of Integrity Florida, Tallahassee. Plan on attending our Annual Meeting, learn about all the continuing work League committees are doing in our community. Registration at 9:30 am, Business meeting at 10:00 am, Luncheon speaker at 12:00 pm. Reservations Form hosted by Google.
The Latest Newsletter: April-May Voter 2019 - The Voter
Gun Safety Study Committee reports here.
League In Action
January 3rd presentation by Dr. Carol Weissert: Overview of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission. watch here
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.