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League of Women Voters Henderson County
LWVHC UPDATES
January 13, 2019
"Give us the ballot, and we will transform the salient misdeeds
of bloodthirsty mobs into the calculated good deeds
of orderly citizens.”  
-- Martin Luther King Jr., quoted at
the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom, May, 1957
 
State Programming Meeting

Come with your ideas for Program priorities for 2019
 
Don't forget that we will set aside time during our January Program Planning meeting to socialize and celebrate the new year. So bring your favorite holiday treat, along with your children's book for WCCA Head Start Center!
 
January 17th, 11:30 am
Hendersonville Community Co-op
Human Trafficking 101: A Lunch and Learn
Thursday, January 24, 2019
12:00 noon, Grace Lutheran Church
 1245 6th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28791

Human Trafficking happens everywhere, from the smallest of communities to large cities. The League of Women Voters Henderson County, in cooperation with the Justice and Advocacy Ministry of Grace Lutheran Church, is sponsoring a program on this critical issue.  Andrea Firpo, a representative of the FBI’s Victim Services Program, will be the speaker. The issues to be discussed include: defining human trafficking; dispelling the myths about trafficking; how to recognize its potential victims; resources for victims; and responsibilities of a victims specialist.

Bring your lunch and learn about this issue. Beverages will be provided. 
Contact Your Representative about HR1

The League is  proud to support the first piece of legislation introduced in the 2019 session of the House —HR1—a bill that stands to improve American elections by making them freer, fairer, and more accessible to all eligible Americans.

HR1 includes comprehensive reforms, like restoring the Voting Rights Act, improving Automatic Voter Registration, creating a public financing system through small donor matching funds, overturning Citizens United, ending partisan gerrymandering, and more! The League worked behind the scenes to influence the language of this legislation, including a push to include Same Day Registration.

This bill will make our elections fairer, put the power back into the hands of the American people, and it deserves bipartisan support.  We’re asking all of our members and supporters to click here to call their Representative and ask them to vote Yes for HR1.

Program: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Feb. 21, 11:30 - 1 pm, Hendersonville Co-op

Our League has recently adopted a new policy for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Let's begin a discussion of the meaning of these terms to us personally and as a League.  Bring your lunch or pick up something yummy in the Co-op and join us.
 
 

PUT YOUR PASSION INTO ACTION!

Join a LWVHC Team or Committee….

For information on the many opportunities available to you, please check out

lwvhcnc.org  (then links: About Us and Committees)

LWVHC Membership List
 
A link to a draft version of our Membership List is below. To be sure we have your correct information, please review and let us know if changes are needed by contacting us at communications.lwvhc@gmail.com by January 15.  We will send out a final version after changes have been incorporated.

In order to protect the privacy of our members, this list is for your LWV and personal use and not to be shared with any other groups.  Thank you for your cooperation.  

Click here for the Membership List.

Membership Committee

 
Order a Name Badge

LWV - Henderson County members may order a personalized name badge for $15.00. The plastic badge is printed with your name, has a magnetic fastener, and comes with a velvet storage pouch. Use this link LWVHC Name Badge Form for instructions on ordering.

 
 
CALENDAR
 
January
14 - Immigration Team Meeting, 1:00 pm, St. James Church

17 - Program, 11:30 - 1:30, State Programming, Hendersonville Co-op
18 - Silent Vigil for Immigration Reform, 4:00 pm
23 - Voter Services Mtg., 1:00 pm, FCC
24 - Lunch & Learn, Human Trafficking, 12:00 noon, Grace Lutheran


February
7 - Board Meeting, 10:00 am-12:00, WCCA
21 - Program, 11:30 - 1:00, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Hendersonville Co-op

15 -  Silent Vigil for Immigration Reform, 4:00 pm
27 - Voter Services Mtg., 1:00 pm, FCC

March

7 - Board Meeting, 10:00 am-12:00, WCCA
14 - Program, Observing "Sunshine Week"

15 -  Silent Vigil for Immigration Reform, 4:00 pm
21 - Social and update from Observer Team, 4 - 6:00 pm, Appalachian Ridge Artisan Hard Cider

Our mailing address is:
PO Box 2238
Hendersonville, NC 28793

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