Voter Education and Registration Efforts Ramping Up for Election Season

by Raechel Garafalo, LWVSPA Voter Service Chair In preparation for the August 30th primary election, the Leagues of Women Voters of the St. Petersburg Area and North Pinellas County are working to produce the League’s 2016 Pinellas County Voter Guide

LWVSPA March 2016 Voter

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League Basics, Lingo, Study Guidelines

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Informed Voting and Civic Engagement is Paramount this Year

by Raechel Garafalo, LWVSPA Voter Service Chair     Our 2016 elections in Florida carry particular significance for a couple of reasons. First, the new district maps will place more state Senate seats on the ballot than in years past, potentially changing (slightly) the

Education Group organizers set strategies

Education Group organizers set strategies Education Group organizers have set strategies for start-up in May, prior to official approval by Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting on April 9.  Working  in two-person teams, each team will take one of

2016 Member Service Committee

Member Service Committee Chair: Kathy Douglas Member Service Committee volunteers serve the needs of our members. We are on hand to welcome and engage our members in the volunteer activities they like best. We organize social events for member education

Immigration Committee Updates

Human Trafficking Informational Flyer by Karen Coale, LWVSPA Immigration Co-Chair & LWVF Immigration Co-Chair Our Immigration Committee Human Trafficking event was indeed a success! Eighty-four (84) people attended the “Human Trafficking in Your Neighborhood” educational event at the USFSP University Student Center

Health Care

Committee Chair: Julie Kessel Our League became involved in the advocacy campaign to get the Florida government to expand Medicaid as provided for in the ACA four years ago. Until Medicaid is expanded, we will continue advocacy efforts, including letter-writing campaigns and

Delegates attend LWV Legislative Summit

To find your legislators LWV Legislative Summit delegates from the St. Petersburg Area League (LWVSPA) have returned from successful meetings and lobbying activities in Tallahassee on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 16-17.  The annual Florida League of Women Voters legislative event

2016 Voter Service Committee

2016 Voter Service Committee Voter Service Chair: Raechel Garafalo View archive for this committee To volunteer, contact  View committee updates below Voter Service is a longstanding educational League committee with a tremendous scope of activity and responsibility for the