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League Presentations

The Local LWVMesa offers topic presentations related to League of Women Positions. They cover local and state issues of current concerns to the voter. You do not have to be a member to attend, and men and women are encouraged to join our lively discussions!

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2014-2015 Program List

Please note the location of our presentations are not always in the same place

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What’s in our Air?
…what we’re breathing and why it matters…
Monday, September 22
7:00 pm
Whitman Hall
248 S. 4th Street, (corner of 4th & Ute) Downtown Grand Junction.
Moderated by Teresa Coons, Executive Director of the Math & Science Center and former member of the state Air Quality Control Commission,
and featuring panelists
Bennett Boeschenstein, Grand Junction City Council Member, Gordon Pierce, Colorado Air Pollution Control Division, Kenneth Scissors, M.D., Grand Junction VA Medical Center, and Carolyn Hoagland, entrepreneur and CSU PhD candidate.
The evening is free and open to the public.
For more information, call Karen Sjoberg, 970-242-1054 or 970-628-4699.

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Voter Registration at Farmers Market Downtown Grand Junction Sept. 4th and 18th. Students from CMU political science club will be assisting us this year to register voters.

2014 Ballot Issues Forum October 9th at City Hall. 7:00.

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The Following Presentations are available to view on Channel 12 a public access cable channel through Charter Cable

10:30am4:30pm and 10:30pm.

 

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SEASONAL WORKERS AND
MIGRANT FAMILIES—A PANEL DISCUSSION

The CMU Sociology Club and the LWV Mesa County cordially invite interested students, the public and press to attend a panel discussion addressing issues surrounding migrant workers.
Panelists include facilitator Abigail Richardson, PhD, CMU Assistant Professor of Sociology and faculty sponsor of the Sociology Club; Bruce Talbott, owner and operator of Talbott Farms; Molly Greenlee, Migrant Education Program Coordinator; Nicole Bernal Ruiz, Hispanic Affairs Program Director; Tom Acker, Colorado Immigration Rights Coalition board member; Julie Mamo, Executive Director of Grand Valley Peace and Justice; and Jerry Otero, Regional Director, Office of U.S. Senator Mark Udall.

Air Quality Committee

Tune in to channel 12 coverage of the Air Quality Committee Forum held Sept. 23rd.

Dr. Pramenko - Healthcare Reform Update

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monumentThe League of Women Voters of Mesa county is thoroughly dedicated to the fundamental principles of the League of Women Voters and to its activities in support of those principles. The League strives to implement those beliefs at the local - the grassroots  - level in Mesa County and in western Colorado. We assist and encourage voter education, information, and recruitment throughout our area  and we strive to work cooperatively with others with common interests.

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Mesa County League Leadership Team 2014-15

 

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