‘A Conversation on Preserving Transgender Rights in MA’ on October 22 at 7 pm by LWV of Needham

Please join us on Monday, Oct. 22 at 7:00 PM for A Conversation on Preserving Transgender Rights in MA. As you know, LWVMA supports a YES vote on Ballot Question 3 and is a member of the Freedom For All MA state coalition. The Needham Coalition for Transgender Equality, of which Needham LWV is a member, will host Sarah McBride, National Press Secretary for the Human Rights Campaign. Should be a great evening!

For more information, click here for the flyer: Why Yes on Q3?–Needham

Statewide Opportunities to Help with Voter Registration

LWVMA is partnering with MassAudubon to register and inform/educate voters leading up to the November 6 general election.  There are three more opportunities to participate in this initiative:

  • October 13, 4:30 to 9 pm at the Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary, Attleboro
  • October 20, 10 am to 3 pm at the Daniel Webster Wildlife Sanctuary, Marshfield

Please e-mail Judy Zaunbrecher at jzaunbrecher@lwvma.org if you would like to volunteer.

September 27 Forum: Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis

Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis

On Thursday September 27, at 7:30 pm, at the Center at the Heights, 300 Hillside Ave, the League of Women Voters of Needham will welcome guest speaker David Hemenway, Ph.D., Professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center. Dr. Hemenway will present the case for gun violence as a public health issue. He will frame the issue based on data and research, compare the United States to other countries in terms of gun violence, and propose ways to reduce gun suicide.

The event is free and open to the public. Sales and signing for Dr. Hemenway’s most recent book, *Private Guns Public Health*, will be available.

For further information and a flyer visit https://lwv-needham.org/gun-violence-a-public-health-crisis/

September 27 Forum: Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis

Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis

On Thursday September 27, at 7:30 pm, at the Center at the Heights, 300 Hillside Ave, the League of Women Voters of Needham will welcome guest speaker David Hemenway, Ph.D., Professor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center. Dr. Hemenway will present the case for gun violence as a public health issue. He will frame the issue based on data and research, compare the United States to other countries in terms of gun violence, and propose ways to reduce gun suicide.

The event is free and open to the public. Sales and signing for Dr. Hemenway’s most recent book, *Private Guns Public Health*, will be available.

For further information and a flyer visit https://lwv-needham.org/gun-violence-a-public-health-crisis/

LWVMA Voter Registration Opportunities Available Around Massachusetts

From LWVMA:  MassAudubon has asked LWVMA to help with a voter registration and information table at MassAudubon events around the state.  Below are upcoming events in need of voter registration volunteers.  One- and two-hour shifts are available at all of them:

  • Sept. 29, 1 to 4 p.m., Boston Nature Center, Boston
  • Sept. 30, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Arcadia Nature Center, Easthampton 
  • Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Stony Brook Nature Center, Norfolk
  • Oct. 13, 4:30 to 9 p.m., Oak Knoll Nature Center, Attleboro
  • Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Daniel Webster Nature Center, Marshfield

Please contact Judy Zaunbrecher  if you are interested in volunteering.

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