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May, 2021

Monday
3
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You may register to vote if you will be 18 by the May 18 Primary. You can register online at VotesPA.com. Link is below.
Monday
3
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Candidates for the magisterial district covering Aspinwall, Blawnox, Fox Chapel, Indiana, O‘Hara, and Sharpsburg will participate in this forum. This event is co-sponsored by the Fox Chapel Area High School AP History classes and LWVPGH. A recording of this forum will premier on Facebook live (www.facebook.com/lwvpgh) on May 3 at 8:00. The recording will be archived on the Candidate Forums page on this website, and on our YouTube channel.
Tuesday
4
Zoom link is below.
12:30 PM
Tuesday
4
Online using Microsoft Teams
3:00 PM
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The Board of Elections will meet at 3 PM on Tuesday, May 4 to discuss the 2021 Municipal Primary preparations via Teams. The agenda is available on the Board of Elections website. Anyone wishing to address the board must submit their comments in writing by 3 PM on Monday, May 3 via email to BOE@alleghenycounty.us and they will be entered into the record.
Tuesday
4
Online event. Use link below to register.
7:00 PM
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An issue-focused discussion among candidates on the May 18th ballot, sponsored by the Mt. Lebanon Public Library, the League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh, and The Denis Theatre Foundation. Use link below to register to attend live. You may submit one question for the candidates when you register. A recording of the forum will be archived on Youtube and linked from our Candidate Forums page.
Thursday
6
Live on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lwvpgh You do not need a Facebook account to view the forum.
6:00 PM
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All candidates for Pittsburgh Public School Board districts 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9; and City Council Districts 2 and 4 will participate in this forum, along with both candidates for sheriff. This event is sponsored by B-PEP, VEEEM, LWVPGH, and other non-partisan co-sponsors. Moderator is reporter Chandi Chapman of WTAE. Broadcast live on the LWVPGH Facebook page (facebook.com/lwvpgh - link below) and available thereafter on all co-sponsors’ Facebook pages. The video will also be archived on our Candidate Forums webpage. No pre-registration is required. Approximate Timing: PGH School Board: 6 - 7:10 pm Sheriff: 7:20 pm PGH City Council: 7:30 - 8:10 pm
Sunday
9
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This mayoral forum, anchored by Lisa Sylvester, will be broadcast on WPXI at 8:00 a.m. The forum is organized by B-PEP, and co-sponsored by VEEEM, the Urban League of Pittsburgh, LWVPGH, and others.
Tuesday
11
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Last day to apply for a civilian mail-in or absentee ballot. Military and emergency absentee ballots have different deadlines. You can apply for a ballot online at VotesPA.com. Link is below.
Tuesday
18
Find your polling place, along with your registration status at the link below.
7:00 AM
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Municipal and Judicial Primary Elections Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday
21
Location to be determined. Contact Joan Cucinotta to be added to the notification list.
10:30 AM
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For our next meeting, we will focus on Economics. Please choose any book on this topic. Here are some suggestions: People, Power, and Profit by J. Stiglitz, Arguing with Zombies by P, Krugman, We Should Have Seen It Coming by Gerald Seib, Breaking Hate by Christian Picciolini, A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren.
Monday
24
Online. Register below to receive Zoom link and Case Study reading materials.
4:00 PM
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Immerse yourself in a Harvard Case Study interactive discussion: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Struggle for Black Voting Rights. Read an actual Case Study written by award-winning Harvard Professor Dr. David Moss, author of the book Democracy: A Case Study. Take part in an engaging discussion that will have participants consider the struggle for voting rights over the course of U.S. History and evaluate strategies.   Online registration required to receive reading and Zoom invitation link. Registered participants will receive an email containing a password-protected link to a free copy of the Case Study and questions to prepare ahead for the discussion.  The Zoom invitation link will be provided the day of the discussion. This virtual event will be moderated by Mt. Lebanon Social Studies teacher, Karina Montgomery and North Allegheny Social Studies Director/Teacher, Joelle Keats. It is co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh and the Mt. Lebanon Library’s Democracy in America Series.
Tuesday
25
Online event. Event is 2 days -- May 25 and 26. Sign up at link below by May 10.
9:00 AM
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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is teaming up with dialogue consultants, Essential Partners, to offer members of the Pittsburgh community the opportunity to attend a free virtual training to facilitate dialogue on May 25 & 26, 2021 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Sign up for this two-day training by May 10. Essential Partners‘ unique approach - Reflective Structured Dialogue (RSD) - was created 32 years ago in Cambridge, MA. Highly adaptable to local needs and culture, RSD is now in use on some of the most divisive issues across the US and in over 25 countries around the world. This training is geared toward those who lead or influence groups of people and want to learn how to hold space for tough conversations in daily life, in your community, at your workplace or during formal dialogues. We hope you will consider applying or pass along to colleagues who may benefit from this opportunity. This community event may be of interest to LWVPGH members.