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January, 2023

Tuesday
3
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All members are invited. Allegheny County will hold THREE Special Elections for State Legislative seats for the 32nd, 34th, and 35th – either on February 7 or later. LWVPGH must prepare Vote411.org online Voters Guides and candidate forums. Also, we will reach out to all Sr. Subsidized Housing Building in those districts to inform them of the elections and mail-in ballot opportunities. Hear reports from all committees' voter education activities and find volunteer opportunities that fit your time and talents. Contact Judy Clack, voterservice@lwvpgh.org, to be added to the Agenda Listserv. Zoom link is on the Member Calendar.
Monday
9
Online. Register to receive meeting link.
12:00 PM
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Hear from Democrat and Republican county commissioners and election experts about policies Harrisburg can enact in the 2023–2024 legislative session so elections in Pennsylvania can run more efficiently, avoid potential chaos, and restore trust. Our guests will cover issues including pre-canvassing, codifying standard procedures for mail-in voting, and modernizing the SURE statewide elector database system. This event is sponsored by Business for America, and is cosponsored by LWVPA, Fair Districts PA, and others.
Tuesday
17
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"The Relationship between LWVPGH DEI Policy and “Belonging!” Co-facilitators: Dr. Terrie Griffin, DEI Director and Ms. Cecily Peters. To Telephone In 1-929-436-2866 US (New York). Meeting ID: 836 5861 9639/Passcode: 052590
Friday
20
Squirrel Hill Library meeting room
10:30 AM
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The Non-Fiction Book Club meets on the third Friday of each month to discuss a selected book or topic. The topic for January is "Native Americans." Members can choose their own reading. Some suggested titles are, Crazy Brave - Joy Harjo, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann, An Indigenous People’s History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, In the Spirit of Crazy Horse:The Story of Leonard Peltier and the FBI’s War on the American Indian Movement by Peter Matthiessen, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown, and Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches. New members are welcome. Contact Joan to be added to the mailing list for this group.
Friday
20
Mellon Center
Chatham University, Shadyside Campus
 
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"Ready to Run" is a nationwide program committed to encouraging women to run for office by providing training on the nuts and bolts of running a political campaign. Ready to Run Pittsburgh is hosted by Chatham University‘s Center for Women and Politics. More information is available on the event registration page.
Saturday
21
Mellon Center
Chatham University, Shadyside Campus
 
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"Ready to Run" is a nationwide program committed to encouraging women to run for office by providing training on the nuts and bolts of running a political campaign. Ready to Run Pittsburgh is hosted by Chatham University‘s Center for Women and Politics. More information is available on the event registration page.
Monday
23
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Our monthly Equity Initiative Webinar series covers different related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the League of Women Voters. Our January webinar topic is “Places, Titles, Names: Belonging means Respecting our Differences.” Join us for a deep dive to discover the value names, titles, and places really have to us and to our identities. Register to receive the meeting link.
Monday
23
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Members, Save a Date: At our annual Program Planning meetings, LWVPGH members meet to review, revise and approve our position statements on various issues. These positions form the basis of LWV Advocacy throughout the year. All members are encouraged to participate by choosing to attend 1 of the 3 scheduled sessions - whichever fits your schedule. Zoom links and meeting documents will be available closer to the meeting.
Wednesday
25
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Members, Save a Date: At our annual Program Planning meetings, LWVPGH members meet to review, revise and approve our position statements on various issues. These positions form the basis of LWV Advocacy throughout the year. All members are encouraged to participate by choosing to attend 1 of the 3 scheduled sessions - whichever fits your schedule. Zoom links and meeting documents will be available closer to the meeting.
Wednesday
25
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House Rules Meeting at CMU Wednesday, January 25, at 6 pm in Simmons Auditorium in the Jared L. Cohon University Center of Carnegie Mellon University, 5032 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh 15213 412-268-2107
Wednesday
25
Simmons Auditorium in the Jared L. Cohon University Center
Carnegie Mellon University
6:00 PM
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The "Speaker’s Workgroup to Move Pennsylvania Forward" has been convening to talk about procedural rules in the PA State House. PA House Speaker Rozzi has announced plans for a statewide listening tour to invite public comment on how to heal the partisan divide. The first meeting will be held in Pittsburgh in the Simmons Auditorium at Carnegie Mellon University. This event is open to the public, and public comment is invited.
Thursday
26
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Members, Save a Date: At our annual Program Planning meetings, LWVPGH members meet to review, revise and approve our position statements on various issues. These positions form the basis of LWV Advocacy throughout the year. All members are encouraged to participate by choosing to attend 1 of the 3 scheduled sessions - whichever fits your schedule. Zoom links and meeting documents will be available closer to the meeting.
Monday
30
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The web team will meet for our monthly meeting on Monday, January 30th at noon. (This meeting has been moved from our regular "4th Monday" schedule.) New members are welcome. Technical experience is welcome, but not necessary.
Tuesday
31
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Tuesday, January 31st is the final day to request an Absentee or Mail-in Ballot for the Special Elections for Representative in the PA General Assembly. Visit our "Special Elections 2023" page for information about these races.