League of Women Voters of Saratoga County

book coverBook Club

Wed., Feb. 10, 2016
1:30 pm

Book: The Jefferson Rule: How the Founding Fathers Became Infallible and Our Politics Inflexible
by David Sehat

Videotaped interview with historian David Sehat about "The Jefferson Rule," the unspoken conviction that any proposal or policy must be associated with and justified by the Founding Fathers.

Clifton Park - Half Moon Public Library, 475 Moe Rd., Clifton Park, NY 12065


Common CoreCommon Core: Past, Present, Future?

Sat., February 27, 1-3 pm

Panelists:

  • Jay Worona, Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel for the NYS School Board Association
  • Dr.John Yagielski, School District Superintendent;
  • Maria Neira, Past Vice President, NYS United Teachers, Bi-lingual teacher;
  • Mary Boyd Ratzer, Librarian, teacher trainer, educational author.

Q & A Session follows.

Clifton Park - Halfmoon Library, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park


Doctor and patientFilm Showing of FIX IT: Healthcare at the Tipping Point

Monday, Feb. 29
2 showings: 3 and 7 pm

The film examines in depth how our dysfunctional and inefficient healthcare system damages our economy, suffocates our businesses, discourages physicians, and negatively affects the nation's health while it remains unaffordable for a third of our citizens. Discussion of the film will be facilitated by Dr. David Ray, Chair, Capital District Chapter, Physicians for a National Health Program, and member, Capital District Alliance for Universal Healthcare. Flyer with details.

Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs, NY


Hands-on work to safeguard democracy

You can be part of a grass roots network of women and men in communities across the country. Here in Saratoga, we are actively involved in making democracy work. We conduct candidate forums, provide voter registration information to local High School seniors, produce an online Voters' Guide, and lobby on many important issues in Albany.

Because your local membership dues also enroll you at the state and national League levels only a small portion of the dues stay here in Saratoga County. We work hard to write grants and raise funds to support our events and activities, so we have been able to keep our dues at the same level for the past four years. Join our vibrant group!

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