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Beyond Election Day: Young People Getting Invoved in Democracy

With a pivotal Election Day around the corner, the League of Women Voters of the United States held a forum on Thursday, October 28, 2010, to discuss the trends that will impact civic participation among young people.

The forum with national League President Elisabeth MacNamara featured:

Monifa Bandele
Senior Programs and Outreach Manager
National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

Mark Hugo Lopez
Associate Director
Pew Hispanic Center

Women as Office Holders

Part Two of the Educational Forum Series, The Changing Faces of Power: Women in Politics, was held on February 12, 2008 and hosted by the League of Women Voters and Sewall-Belmont House & Museum.

Civic Activism: Past and Present

A Special Program Celebrating 90 Years of Making Democracy Work:  A History of Change. A Future of Hope

Speaker Biographies

Lee H. Hamilton
Lee H. Hamilton is president and director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and director of The Center on Congress at Indiana University.  Hamilton served for 34 years in Congress representing Indiana's ninth district, from January 1965 - to January 1999.

The League and Presidential Debates

After a sixteen year period in which there were no public presidential debates, the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF) sponsored three presidential debates in 1976.

Rebecca Love Kourlis

Justice Rebecca Kourlis, Colorado Supreme Court, addressed convention delegates and attendees on Saturday, June 16, 2008 during the Convention Banquet

Women as Political Leaders - Our History and Experiences

The Honorable Barbara Roberts, First Woman Governor of Oregon, 1991-1995 addressed convention delegates and attendess on Saturday, June 14, 2008 at the start of the plenary session.

The Unfinished Business of the Baby Boom Generation: Health Care for the 21st Century

The Honorable John Kitzhaber, Governor of Oregon, 1994-2002 addressed convention delegates and attendess on Sunday, June 15, 2008 at the start of the afternoon plenary session.

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