Education Event: Moore v. Harper
- Date: Tuesdat, November 29
- Time: 6-7:30 p.m
- Place: Zoom. Register online
Join us to discuss what may possibly be the most significant elections case ever presented to the United States Supreme Court.
Arguments begin in Moore v. Harper on Dec. 7, and the Court's ruling could dramatically change election law as we know it.
Scheduled speakers include:
- Richard Rifkin, Legal Director of the Government Law Center at Albany Law School
- Caren E. Short, Director of Legal and Research for the League of Women Voters of the United States
- Michelle Kanter Cohen, Policy Director and Senior Counsel at the Fair Elections
Join us at the Holiday Party!
- Date: Saturday, December 10 2022
- Time: 12:00-2:00 p.m. (registration from 11:30)
- Place: Rizotto’s Italian Eatery & Sweetery, 930 Maple Road, Amherst
Guest Speaker: Kelly Cultrara, a board member for Upward Design for Life, Inc., will talk about their work with the Family Justice Center helping refugees, individuals transferring from shelters, young adults aging out of foster care, veterans and individuals with behavioral and developmental disabilities. Upward Design provides new and gently used donated furnishings and accessories that have been donated, to turn a client’s residence into a home. We will collect cash or checks to support this 501(C)3 non-profit at the event.
Cost: $28. Lunch choices are Chicken Francaise with Risotto and Grilled Vegetables or Eggplant Parmigiana (Note: If a special diet is needed; e.g., non-dairy, gluten-free, etc., please contact the office.) Choices come with Homemade Italian Wedding Soup, Breads and Spreads, and Homemade Gelato. Cash bar.
Registration is due by Friday, Dec. 2. Register online or contact the League office at (716) 986-4898.
Dr. Henry Taylor Speaks on Black Buffalo
Lori Robinson, 2022
Recently, Dr. Henry Louis Taylor Jr., the director of the University at Buffalo Center for Urban Studies gave a presentation on a 1990 study on The State of Black Buffalo at a League of Women Voters Buffalo-Niagara program and discussed ways forward.
You can watch the video on YouTube.
Rural Health Day
Thursday, Nov. 17 is Rural Health Day. Many who work in healthcare in rural spaces see their extraordinary efforts as their duty, calling, and passion for the profession.
To celebrate, and learn about, the #PowerofRural we invite you to the online event, Collaboration Carpool: Conversations with Mission-Minded Stakeholders. Distinguished guests and collaborators will discuss broadband, philanthropy, public health and rural health clinics. The free event runs from 2-3:30 p.m. on Nov. 17.
Upcoming LWVB/N Meetings
Due to the pandemic, most meetings are held remotely. Please use the members calendar to find all upcoming meetings and events and automatically add them to your calendar app.
State League Newsletter
The September edition of the State Voter has been posted. (10/05/2022)
Outer Harbor Waterfront Must Remain Accessible
Read the opinion piece by LWVBN President Lori Robinson published in the Buffalo News (09/18/2022).
Statement on Buffalo shooting
League Condemns Racist Mass Shooting in Buffalo, NY (05/16/2022)