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Calendar of events on the Palouse

September 26, 2017
  • National Voter Registration day

    September 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    WSU Compton Union Building

    Volunteer to help the League of Women Voters with National Voter Registration day
    Volunteer to help with the registration table at WSU
    Date: Tuesday September 26,
    time 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    send email to Deborah Olson: olsonbones@aol.com
    Place: WSU Compton Union Building

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  • League Night Out: The Fight for Women's Suffrage

    September 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    1912 Center, 412 E 3rd St, Moscow, ID 83843, USA

    Join the League of Women Voters - Moscow for an evening program on the movement that created our organization.

    Lewis-Clark State College Professor Dr. Amy Canfield will present "'There is nothing complicated about ordinary equality': The Fight for Women's Suffrage," on Tuesday, September 26th at 7pm.

    A no-host bar with beer and wine will be available for those over 21 years of age.

    This event is made possible by the Idaho Humanities Council and its Speakers Bureau program.

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October 4, 2017
  • Candidate Forum - Hosted by League of Women Voters

    October 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    1912 Center, 412 E 3rd St, Moscow, ID 83843, USA

    The League of Women Voters - Moscow, Idaho will host a forum for those candidates seeking seats on the City Council as well as Mayor.

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October 5, 2017
  • Margaret Witt: "Tell"

    October 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    College of Law Courtroom University of Idaho

    Retired Air Force Maj. Margaret Witt challenged the U.S. military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy in federal court -- and won. The Witt case put an end to the cynical Don’t Ask Don’t Tell program that had forced the expulsion of more than 13,000 gay servicemen and women. Maj. Witt will discuss the case and her new book, “Tell: Love, Defiance, and the Military Trial at the Tipping Point for Gay Rights.” Her presentation will be followed by a book sale and signing. Witt’s appearance is sponsored by the UI School of Journalism and Mass Media and co-sponsored by the UI Women’s Center, the UI LGBTQ Office, UI Military Student Services, and the Moscow Human Rights Commission. (Photo: The Spokesman-Review)

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October 7, 2017
  • Legislative Advocacy Workshop

    October 7, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
    Community Congregational United Church of Christ, 525 NE Campus St, Pullman, WA 99163, USA

    Subject: Legislative Advocacy Workshop Oct 7, 2017

    Engaging the Political Power Brokers: A Push for Social Justice
    Learn about the latest legislation and how you can engage and advocate for change with your representatives.

    The Faith Action Network and Congregational United Church of Christ (CCUCC) will hold a legislative advocacy workshop on Sat. Oct. 7, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 2 PM at CCUCC, 525 NE Campus St. in Pullman. Lunch will be provided.

    We will get information on two WA initiatives for 2018: the Deadly Force Initiative and the Carbon Tax Initiative (Alliance for Jobs and clean Energy Coalition). Hear about Eastern Washington issues from local social justice and advocacy groups- poverty, homelessness, food insecurity. We will also cover national issues- refugees, sanctuary, immigration and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Also supported by Simpson United Methodist, Sacred Heart, Trinity Lutheran, and St. James Episcopal churches. This workshop is free and open to the public.

    RSVP to https://fanwa.ourpowerbase.net/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=99

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October 11, 2017
  • Moscow: Sexual Harassment: Law and Perception Panel

    October 11, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Commons Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms, University of Idaho

    Moscow: Sexual Harassment: Law and Perception Panel, 10:30 a.m. to Noon, Oct. 11, 2017, Commons Clearwater/Whitewater Rooms

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  • “It’s Now on Us: Reporting on the Status of Women and Girls”

    October 11, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom, Moscow, ID, United States

    Bellwood Memorial Lecture announces Anita Hill, Women’s Rights Icon; Professor of Social Policy, Women’s Studies and Law at Brandeis University.

    Moscow: Lecture and Reception, 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time, Oct.11, 2017, Bruce M. Pitman Center International Ballroom
    No ticket required

    About Anita Hill

    The youngest of 13 children from a farm in Oklahoma, Hill received her J.D. from Yale Law School in 1980. She began her career in private practice in Washington, D.C. There she also worked at the U.S. Education Department and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. With more than 30 years of teaching law to graduate and undergraduate students, she is currently at Brandeis University where she teaches courses on gender, race, social policy and legal history. Ms. Hill has spoken to hundreds of business, professional, academic and civic organizations in the United States and abroad about how to make campuses and workplaces more fair and equitable places for the people who inhabit them.

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  • How to Stand with Planned Parenthood of the Palouse

    October 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
    Community Congregational United Church of Christ, 525 NE Campus St, Pullman, WA 99163, USA

    Palouse ProActive is pleased to bring Paul Dillon, Director of Public Affairs for Planned Parenthood of Greater WA and Northern ID to the Palouse. Paul will be talking about upcoming legislative issues that affect our local Planned Parenthood. Join us for an interactive discussion on what to expect through the end of the year, 2018, and beyond.

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October 17, 2017
  • League Night Out: Mental Illness & the Death Penalty in Idaho

    October 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    1912 Center, 412 E 3rd St, Moscow, ID 83843, USA

    Shaakirrah R. Sanders will discuss "Severe Mental Illness and the Death Penalty in Idaho" at the League of Women Voters of Moscow forum 7 p.m. Tues., Oct. 17 in the Great Room of the 1912 Center, 412 E. Third St., Moscow. The event is cosponsored by the Moscow ACLU chapter (ACLU of Idaho).

    This presentation will explore the history of the issue and present the legal underpinnings for arguments in favor of a severe mental illness exemption, as well as policy considerations underlying the exception.

    Sanders is an associate professor at the University of Idaho College of Law Boise campus. She teaches constitutional law, criminal procedure, and the First Amendment.

    The Public is invited to attend

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October 19, 2017
  • League of Women Voters: Brown Bag Meeting

    October 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Community Congregational United Church of Christ, 525 NE Campus St, Pullman, WA 99163, USA

    Brown Bag Meeting
    Date: Thursday, October 19, 12:00 noon to 1:00
    Program: Whitman County Commissioners
    Place: Community Congregational Church (525 Campus St.)

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October 26, 2017
  • LWV Pullman Brown Bag Meeting: Whitman Co. Commissioners

    October 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Community Congregational United Church of Christ, 525 NE Campus St, Pullman, WA 99163, USA

    Join us on Thursday, October 26 to meet with the Whitman County Commissioners. More information to come.

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