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Health Justice is Racial Justice
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  • Date: Saturday, March 16
  • Time: 10:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
  • Place: Buffalo & Erie County Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo
  • Note: "Metered" parking is free on weekends

This event is free and open to the public.

The Campaign for New York Health will host expert speakers and panelists on a wide range of health equity issues including:

  • reproductive healthcare
  • maternal/newborn health
  • medical debt
  • mental and long term healthcare
  • structural racism and healthcare workers

This all-day conference will provide you with knowledge and connections to others who are also working on these vital health care issues.

Refreshments will be available.

The event is co-sponsored by the LWV New York State, the Coalition for NY Health Plan, LWV Buffalo/Niagara, and many others. For more information, email the office at lwvbn@lwvbn.org or call (716) 986-4898. Help spread the word by downloading and sharing the flyer for this event (PNG format).

Registration for Health Justice is Racial Justice is required (it's free!)

Third Thursday Social

  • Date: Thursday, March 21
  • Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Place: Britesmith Brewing, 5611 Main St, Williamsville

This month and next we will be strategizing our campaign for the NYS Equal Rights Amendment. This informal event is open to members and anyone who just wants to know more about the League’s work. We hope to see you there!

Volunteer opportunities for the new year
Spring 2024

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LWV volunteers work year-round to register new voters, host community forums and debates, and provide voters with election information they need.

Serve on the board

The 2024 LWVBN Nominating Committee is recruiting candidates for the 2024-2026 LWVBN board term. Interested? Contact League President Lori Robinson at president@lwvbn.org

Go to convention

Participate in the 2024 LWV National Convention in person or virtually, as an observer or as a delegate. All League members are invited to attend the convention June 27-30, 2024. Find more information at the 2024 LWV National Convention registration page.
If you would like to be an official delegate of the LWVBN, contact League President Lori Robinson at president@lwvbn.org

There are additional Volunteer Opportunities on our Volunteers page.

Upcoming LWVB/N Meetings


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Resources

LWVNY Criminal Justice Committee

Voting in New York State Jails: A Qualitative Analysis of Access a study conducted by Hazel Weiser of LWVNY. (June 2023)

LWVNY Legislative Hot Topics

See the State League's "Hot Topics" for 2023 (PowerPoint presentation); this information is also available as a YouTube video (LWVNY via YouTube, 01/23/2023)