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Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, March 17, 2018
10am - 12 noon
Michelle Obama Library
5870 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90805

Large Community Room
Women's Health Issues and Care in the Face of Politics. Celebrate Women's History Month by joining The League of Women Voters of Long Beach Area for a special event focusing on the challenges women face in the areas of health care, reproductive rights and equality. A distinguished panel of women scholars will discuss the issues from a legal and constitutional prospective.

The three expert panelists include:

Judith Daar. Former Dean at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, Professor at UCLA/UCI/Loyola and Houston Law schools, author of two law casebooks in the field of assisted reproductive technologies, and committee member on several ethics boards including the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics.

Jennefer Russo, MD, MPH. Medical Director of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties (PPOSBC), clinical oversight on the Melody's Women's Health practice, assistant Professor in the Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UC Irvine. Dr. Russo has also conducted research on several women's health issues.

Michele Goodwin. Chancellor's Professor at UC Irvine, with appointments in the School of Law, School of Public Health, Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies and Department of Criminology, Law and Society. She researches and writes about legal concerns with regard to the human body, and is an acclaimed bioethicist and author of Policing The Womb.

This very informative and timely discussion is open to the public, with an opportunity for questions from the audience. Women of all ages are invited; please bring your daughters, nieces and college students.

Coffee and snacks will be provided. Please RSVP by calling or texting Lisa at (562) 857-1338, as space is limited.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to meet and learn from three leaders who have dedicated their lives to assisting women from all backgrounds get the healthcare and attention they need in order to live long happy lives.

Saturday, March 3, 2018
1pm
TBD LWV Long Beach Board meeting. League of Women Voters Board Meeting
Saturday, February 24, 2018
10am-12noon
Los Altos Library
5614 E Britton Dr, Long Beach, CA
90815
The League of Women Voters of Long Beach Area invites the community to celebrate the League's 98th birthday with cake and food for thought.. Please plan to join us for our February event!

The League of Women Voters of Long Beach Area invites the community to celebrate the League's 98th birthday with cake and food. It is a packed agenda with a highlight on the topic of `Why Become an Elected Official' with 9 speakers: 4 council members, 2 CSU LB student government reps, our very own High School intern, and a prospective candidate for local elections and former Councilwoman, Renee Simon.

At this free event, you can:
--Learn about the League, its goals and activities, and how to get involved.
--Meet local members of the League.
--Watch a video on "Engaging Millennials in our Elections"
--Hear from local elected officials, former elected officials, student government participants, and prospective candidates who will share WHY they decided to run for office and WHAT was the calling to be involved in politics.
--AND of course we can't have a birthday celebration without cake!

Saturday, January 20, 2018
10am-12:30pm
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA
90802-8126
"NEW CHALLENGES OF CLIMATE CHANGE" Symposium. LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS AND AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC TO PRESENT "NEW CHALLENGES OF CLIMATE CHANGE" AT 4TH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM, JANUARY 20 If you missed the event please see on YouTube here. https://youtu.be/iyX0frBWsDw
Saturday, November 18, 2017
10a-12noon
Los Altos Library 5614 E. Britton Dr., Long Beach 90815 Love the LBC? Learn how to be a more influential Citizen. The League of Women Voters, Long Beach Area invite all residents of Long Beach to come learn about ways to get involved in keeping our city great.

If you were not able to attend the event, here is a video posted on YouTube, https://youtu.be/MWVvhzEhACA

Saturday, October 21, 2017
10am-12noon
Los Altos Branch Library
5514 E. Britton Drive
Long Beach 90815
Long Beach Parks and Open Space Accessibility Reports and Discussion. If you were not able to attend, please watch a recording of the event on youtube at https://youtu.be/YNwxcFC6elI
Saturday, September 16, 2017
10am-12noon
Los Altos Library
5614 E Britton Dr
Long Beach CA
90815
Celebrate Constitution Day!. We hope you were able to join this event. If not, please see a recording on YouTube at https://youtu.be/g8hQeJkXmMQ.
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