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ACTION! Tuesday, August 18th. FINAL VOTE FOR EARLY VOTING AT MLK CENTER

Our friends in the League of Women Voters are put out this call to action:Tuesday, August 18th, both the parish and city councils will vote on FINAL ADOPTION OFCO-069-2020 and PO-035-2020. The agreement will establish an early voting site at the Martin Luther King Center off of W. Willow St. in Lafayette. This is a compromise proposal negotiated by City Councilman Lewis to ensure a fully accessible early voting site for Lafayette Parish. If this passes both councils, Lafayette Parish will have 3 early voting locations available in October for early voting!The League has long advocated for a fully accessible, adequate early voting site for all of Lafayette Parish. See here for background of LWV-Lafayette efforts to push for a large, centrally located early voting site other than the 1010 Lafayette St. Registrar of Voters’ Office. 
Call and write your councilman! (map of council districts)

Urge them to vote YES on this item! Tell them you support parish and city efforts to expand access …

Fw: Aug 18: A virtual play celebrating U.S. suffrage centennial

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I belong to this group, in case you are interested Linda

----- Forwarded Message ----- From: International Women's Convocation <admin@icuuw.com> To: Linda Schaller <golunge@yahoo.com> Sent: Saturday, August 15, 2020, 11:01:35 AM CDT Subject: Aug 18: A virtual play celebrating U.S. suffrage centennial
Finish the Fight" celebrates the unsung heroes of suffrageFinish the Fight:
A Special Digital Play Celebrates 100 Years of Women's Right to Vote
Tune in to "Finish the Fight," on Tuesday, August 18, on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The virtual play celebrates the unsung heroes: Black, Asian, Latinx, Native American, and queer women who were at the forefront of the suffrage movement in the U.S. The performance is available for free to viewers who R.S.V.P. in advance.

Finish the Fight: The Story Behind the Story

As part of its examination of the 19th Amendment centennial, The New York Times is publishin…