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December – Dying with Dignity

No Civic Buzz in November. Mark your calendar now for Tuesday December 3rd for an important discussion on Dying with Dignity.  Our speaker, Thaddeus Pope, JD, PhD, Director of the Health Law Institute and Professor of Law at Mitchell Hamline University School of Law is a world-renowned expert on legal issues affecting end-of-life medical care.…
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The Civic Buzz meets the first Tuesday of each month, with new topics and speaker, followed by discussion. 5:30-7:30pm. at the Black Forest Inn, Minneapolis. Click here for previous Civic Buzz programs including video for many of many of our past programs, courtesy of The Uptake.

The Voter Newsletter – October 2019

In this month’s issue: Mark Your Calendars for Gala Celebration, From our Co-President, Anita Newhouse, October’s topic – Immigration, September’s Civic Buzz recap, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, LWV meets with Park Leaders, Meet the new hosts of We the People, Kudos to Joan Higinbotham, Salute to 50 Year Member, Mary Duffy, Farewell to Rosemary Booth…
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The Voter Newsletter – September 2019

In this month’s issue: New co-president Alice Moormann Steps Up, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: What Keeps Us Stuck? Membership Crunch Time! Don’t Let this Moment Pass – stirring words from Annual Meeting Speaker Josie Johnson, Bess Mlnarik Award goes to Dot Lilja, Meet the new Board. The September Voter.
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Mark Your Calendars for 19th Amendment Centennial

Let’s celebrate! Many events are coming up to honor the 100 year anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving most women the right to vote. There will be no Civic Buzz next month. Plan instead to attend LWVMpls’ big fundraiser in November to support our work making sure that everyone has fair access to voting. The Hennepin…
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New Hosts for We the People

As of September 2019, We the People has new hosts, Catherine Shreves and Doris Baylor, and we will continue the tradition of coordinating the show with the LWVMpls monthly topic. In September, the LWVMpls topic is “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.” “We the People” will host James C. Burroughs II, who is Chief Equity & Inclusion…
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