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Published On 8/9/2022
Help the League form a team to learn how the housing crisis is being addressed locally and figure out ways the League can best contribute to solutions.
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Help Wanted

Published On 8/9/2022
The Get Out the Vote group is seeking more League volunteers to take part in preparations for National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) on September 20.
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Published On 8/9/2022
Now that the Primary election is past, excitement is building for the midterm election on November 8, 2020. This fall LWVBWC forums will host candidates for US House
District 2 Representative, 40th Legislative District Representative, 42nd Legislative District Representative, Whatcom County District Court Judge, and Whatcom County Public Utility District #1 Commissioner.
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Published On 6/17/2022
Get Out the Vote activities are being planned now, e.g. Birchwood International Market (7/15), Budfest (7/16), Sunnyland Stomp (7/16), Summerfest South Valley (8/20) and others. With these events comes the opportunity for the LWV volunteers to register and inform voters about the voting process. More events are being planned for food banks, libraries, senior living facilities, and under-represented communities.
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Book group

Published On 8/9/2022
Join Us for a discussion of Rebecca Solnit’s book, Orwell’s Roses.
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Civics Education

Published On 8/9/2022
The Civics Education Team is compiling a list of speakers to meet with school students about civics topics. If you know of someone who would be a good at this, contact the Civics Education Team at civicseducation@lwvbellinghamwhatcom.org.
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Climate

Published On 8/9/2022
The Sacred Earth Fair, on July 31, featured activities and entertainment for children and adults. Attendees enjoyed the opportunity to discuss climate with experts, on topics ranging from forestry to solar panels to conservation.
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General

The League of Women Voter of Bellingham/Whatcom County is excited to introduce its new website and member management system. Members are encouraged to log into the new site to complete their registration process.
Take a look around and let us know what you think! Contact the webmaster@lwvbellinghamwhatcom.org with any questions or comments.
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Voting

Published On 8/9/2022
Congratulations to the Primary Election forum team for a job well done! Despite technical issues, the forums came together, and we hosted candidates vying for several offices. The forums were broadcast live via Zoom as well as live on BTV channels and the City of Bellingham YouTube channel. Video recordings were available through our website and watched by 1,476 folks prior to the election.
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Published On 8/9/2022
The League of Women Voters is committed to voter education, voter registration, and efforts to encourage voter participation at all levels. The August primary election set the stage for the mid-term general election in November. In September, emphasis will be on university students as they move back into town.
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