All posts tagged: LWV

Apr 29 – LWV Meet the Candidates Reception

The League of Women Voters of San Diego invites you to attend a Meet the Candidates Reception for candidates vying for the following local offices on the June 3rd ballot San Diego City Council in Districts 2, 4, 6, and 8 Judges in contested races San Diego Unified and San Diego County Boards of Education San Diego District Attorney and San Diego County Assessor When Tuesday, April 29, 6 – 8 pm Where Hall of Champions in Balboa Park Each candidate will be given 2 minutes to introduce him/herself plus have tables to display their campaign literature There will also be time to network among the attendees in an in- formal atmosphere This forum will be conducted according to the guidelines of the League of Women Voters of San Diego Refreshments will be served Your attendance is very important to help make this a meaningful experience Thank you. Kay Ragan, Co-President Donna Bartlett-May, Co-President If you have questions, please call Jeanne Brown, LWVSD Program Director, at (619) 857-1807.

Mar 20 – League of Women Voters Discuss Affordable Housing

Come to the Point Loma Library to learn about and discuss Affordable Housing. What is affordable housing in San Diego? Is there a crisis of affordable housing in SD? What percent of income goes toward housing? What affects the building of affordable housing? What are the standards for affordable housing? All are welcome to this educational discussion. When Thursday, March 20, 2014 10:00am – 12:00pm Where Point Loma Library 3701 Voltaire St, San Diego, CA 92107 Hope you can join us! Lear more about the League http://www.lwvsandiego.org Nancy Witt, Co-Chair, (619) 222-7230 Shirley Walkoe, Co-Chair, (619) 223-6314

May 16 – League of Women Voters Meeting in OB – The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare

In Ocean Beach, on May 16th, the League of Women Voters of San Diego will meet to discuss “The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare”. There will be a documentary shown and Jeanne Brown, Co-President of the LWV San Diego, will lead a discussion. When Thursday May 16th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm Where OB Parks and Recreation Center, 4726 Santa Monica Ave, San Diego 92107 NO fees to pay or need to be a member to attend. Men and women welcome. The issue of healthcare in America goes far beyond a line in the budget. It reaches into the center of the American soul and answers the question, “How in the world do we want to treat each other?” In Canada, healthcare is regarded as a social service, and treated as a responsibility of the government, to be provided to every citizen. Not so in the United States. In America, health care is regarded as a profit-making commodity, to be operated for the financial gain of insurance and pharmaceutical companies, doctors and hospitals. This documentary considers …