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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization, which encourages informed and active participation in government. It does not support candidates or political parties. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
April 1, 2017 Presentation: Study of Fracking in North Carolina, 10 am - noon at the Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

The LWVODC Environmental Issues Team is hosting this presentation, which is based on a study conducted by the Moore County League of Women Voters (LWVMC). The presentation includes a discussion of the environmental impact of fracking, data on job creation, and potential costs to local communities. Kathy Berquist and Carolyn Mealing, of the LWVMC, will present and lead a discussion on the results of their study. The program is free and open to the public. Free parking is available.

April 4, 2017 Presentation: Gaps in Domestic Violence Services: Exploring Housing Options, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, the Chapel Hill Public Library, Meeting Room B, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. Join LWV-ODC and our distinguished speakers as we discuss the prevalence of domestic violence in our community and examine ways local and state-wide service providers are tackling housing needs. The program is free and open to the public. Free parking is available. Speakers are:
- Cordelia Heaney: Executive Director, Compass Center for Women and Families, Chapel Hill, NC
- Dr. Cindy Fraga Rizo: Assistant Professor, UNC School of Social Work
- Dana W. Mangum: Executive Director, NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, University Club in Durham, Redistricting Reform. Join us and our speaker to focus on the need for nonpartisan redistricting reform and understanding the NC redistricting legislative bills HB200/S209. Read more

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