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A Sneak Peek at Some of Our 2019 Convention Speakers

FEATURED SPEAKERS (more details in registration kit)

Civil Discourse: How Can We Achieve That Today?”

Friday, June 7, 6:30 pm

Robert Boatright, PhD, Director of Research, National Institute of Civil Discourse and Professor and Chair, Political Science Department, Clark University

“Action Civics: A 21st Century Approach to Educating Youth for Democratic Participation” 

Saturday, June 8, 12 noon

DeNora Getachew, Executive Director, Generation Citizen

“The Woman’s Hour Has Struck: Winning the Vote”

Saturday, June 8, 5:30 pm

Elaine Weiss, Journalist and Author

Co-sponsored by NYS Archives Partnership Trust

WORKSHOP AND TRAINING SPEAKERS (more details in registration kit)

“The 2020 Census: Is There a Role for the League?”

Friday, June 7

Jeff H. Behler, Regional Director, US Census Bureau

“How to Make the League More Diverse and Inclusive?”

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training for All Attendees

Saturday, June 8, and Sunday, June 9

Greg Owens, DEI Trainer

In addition to these fine speakers, we will be covering topics ranging Election Laws to the history of Women’s Suffrage. Which of these conferences will you attend?

OTHER WORKSHOP TOPICS (see registration kit for details)

  • Election Laws
  • Civics and Engaging Youth
  • LWVNYS Policy of No Empty Chair Candidate Forums
  • Fundraising Tips
  • Proposed Concurrence on Election Process
  • Tackling Food Waste and Food Insecurity
  • Advocacy Training
  • Fact of Fake: Exploring the Role of Media in Politics
  • Reviving Civility
  • Vote 411 Training
  • Youth Programs of Local Leagues
  • Moderating Candidate Forums
  • League Management Options
  • Social Media, Websites and Other Technology
  • Parliamentary Procedures and Plenary Session Discussions
  • Voter Services Q&A
  • 2019-2020 Proposed Budget
  • Proposed New Program Process and Bylaw Amendments
  • Women’s Suffrage and League History Projects
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