The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan political organization open to all, not only encourages informed active participation in government, but also works to increase the understanding of major public policy issues.
Join the League of Women Voters Norwalk for their annual Meet & Greet. The 2021 topic is "Making Our Democracy Safe and Secure," featuring Myrna Perez.
This presentation is co-sponsored by the Norwalk Public Library and followed by an audience Q&A.
Myrna Pérez is director of the Brennan Center’s Voting Rights and Elections Program, and leads the Program’s research, advocacy, and litigation work nationwide. An expert on voting rights and election administration, she is the author of several nationally recognized reports and articles. Her work has been featured in media outlets across the country, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and MSNBC. She has testified before Congress and several state legislatures on a variety of voting rights related issues. She is a lecturer in law at Columbia Law School and has also served as an adjunct professor of clinical law at NYU School of Law.
The Wilton League of Women Voters, together with the Wilton Library, will present a Legislative Dialogue on Saturday, February 13th, at 12:00 pm. State legislators, Senator Will Haskell (District 26), newly elected Representative Stephanie Thomas (District 123), and Representative Tom O'Dea (District 125) will present their priorities for the 2021 Connecticut Assembly session. Constituents will have the opportunity to give their feedback and ask questions about issues facing our town and state.
Online registration, on the Wilton Library events website, is required and a Zoom link for the event will be sent to registrants. Questions may be submitted prior to the event or at the meeting.
The Wilton League of Women Voters will sponsor Michael Vincelli, Director of Emergency Management and Homeland Security at the Westport Weston Health District, and the Emergency Response Coordinator for the towns of Wilton, Darien, Fairfield and Trumbull Health Departments, at its virtual monthly meeting on January 14, 2021 at 7:30 pm. Vincelli, a member of Wilton CERT, brings years of experience and will highlight information on Covid-19 immunization.
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