Events

In this time of Covid-19, all public events will be virtual, and as always they are free and open to the public. Current local LWVWBLA members will receive a Zoom link directly. Others who wish to participate need to preregister at www.eventbrite.com. Registrants will receive a Zoom link shortly before the event. NOTE: this does not apply to candidate forums, which will be recorded in closed session and made available for public viewing on our YouTube Channel. Questions for the speaker may be directed to lwvwbla@lwvmn.org.

Answering Election Concerns with Joe Mansky

Are you Ready for November 2020? 

The White Bear Lake Area League of Women Voters invites the public to view an online discussion about elections, election security, and mail-in ballots with former State Elections Director Joe Mansky. Mr. Mansky’s talk took place on September 8. He addressed challenges faced by voters and election officials in the upcoming election, and answered questions posed by members of the audience.

The video can be viewed below:

Assessing Election Implications with Andy Aoki

Andy Aoki, professor of political science at Augsburg University, will wrap up the election for us on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at 6:30 PM. Professor Aoki will help us understand local, state, and national implications of the election results. Aoki teaches courses on American politics, and has published work on immigration, Asian American and other ethnoracial politics, multicultural education, and popular culture and politics. Preregister at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/assessing-election-implications-with-professor-andy-aoki-tickets-118339367233?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch.

Advancing Inclusive Economic Growth

Tawanna Black, Founder and CEO, Center for Economic Inclusion􏰍, the nation’s first such organization, will talk about her work to dismantle structural racism and economic disparities in Minneapolis and St. Paul, on February 4, 2021, at 5:30 PM. Ms. Black’s organization helps equip Twin Cities individuals and institutions with the knowledge, tools, and resources they need to overcome racism and bias, foster accountability, and promote an inclusive, equitable, and healthy regional economy. Preregister at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/advancing-inclusive-economic-growth-tickets-118341220777?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch.

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