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LWVBN Events

Thursday, May 3 - 10:00 a.m. to noon

Great Decisions: The Waning of Pax Americana?

Nora Mikes has volunteered to lead our second Great Decisions 2018 topic. "Under President Vladimir Putin, Russia is projecting an autocratic model of governance abroad and working to destabilize liberal democracies. Russia caused an international uproar in 2016, when it interfered in the U.S. presidential contest. But Putin's foreign policy toolkit includes other instruments, from alliances with autocrats to proxy wars with the U.S. in Georgia, Ukraine and Syria. How does Putin conceive of national interests, and why do Russian citizens support him? How should the United States respond to Putin's attempts to spread right-wing authoritarianism?"

More about Great Decisions.

LWVBN League Office, 1272 Delaware, Avenue, Buffalo 14209

Wednesday, May 23 - registration 5:30 p.m., program 6:00 to 8:00 p.m

Perspectives on What Works in Public Education

Come hear our panel of expert educators:

Sherry M. Cleary, Executive Director, New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute

David Mauricio, Chief of Strategic Alignment and Innovation, Bu ffalo Public Schools

John Starkey, Principal, Lafayette International High School

Wendy Paterson, Dean, School of Education, Buffalo State College

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, 641 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202

Tuesday, July 24 - 12:00 noon

LWVBN Annual Potluck Luncheon

Bring a dish to pass. The camaraderie and cuisine are guaranteed to please everyone!

Chelsea Clubhouse at Canterbury Woods, on Downing Lane (off Renaissance Drive), Williamsville, NY 14221