Happy Women’s History Month everyone! See article link below sharing Women of Impact celebrating women breaking barriers, changing their communities and inspiring global action. 

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/pages/topic/women?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=crm-email::src=ngp::cmp=WHM21::add=WHM21_newsletterother

Please join us for our next League Member Webinar – Thursday, March 25th at 12 noon. Yes this is a date change from our previous email. Marilyn Shuping, Co-President of Beaufort Women’s Club will talk about their 100 year anniversary and major accomplishments in Beaufort. The link is below.  
Time: Mar 25, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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I will also be speaking at the Carteret community lecture series on Wednesday, March 31st at 4 pm on “History of Women Winning the Right To Vote, Over 100 Years ago”. Registration is provided at the bottom of this email. Please try and join us!

Carteret Community College Lecture Series
FREE ONLINE LECTURE – “The History of Women Winning the Right to Vote – over 100 years ago” Presented by – The League of Women’s Voters of Carteret County president, Carol GeerIntroducing the Carteret CC monthly lecture series. This March, join Carol Geer, president of the League of Women’s Voters of Carteret County for a in-depth look at women’s right to vote.Presentation will be on Wednesday, March 31st at 4 pm in person (30 seats ONLY) at Joslyn Hall, Carteret Community College campus and via Zoom. Click Here To Sign Up For Lecture

Register now for our State League Convention on Saturday, May 15th – https://my.lwv.org/north-carolina-state/article/register-now-2021-convention-The cost is only $25.00 

Register here- https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdqT0er9MhKuVah5mYQn_kA2VK3IC30wXvA23ITCqZk3our7g/viewform

Here are some upcoming programs from the Wake County League open to other Leagues, see topics and links below-
Wake County League Webinars- 

  1. Timely Topics Webinar – Separating the Facts from the Fake   https://www.lwvwake.org/event-page/2020/3/19/timely-topics-lunch-separating-the-facts-from-the-fake-aymlx
  2. DEI Roundtable Discussion – What Does “Defund the Police” Really Mean?   https://www.lwvwake.org/event-page/2021/3/23/dei-roundtable-discussion-what-does-defund-the-police-really-mean
  3. Twitter as an Advocacy Tool  https://www.lwvwake.org/event-page/2021/3/31/twitter-as-a-tool-for-advocacy

Our State League is becoming very involved in Redistricting – if anyone is interested in being involved on a Committee for a Redistricting initiative here in Carteret county- please let me know we need additional individuals involved. This is a priority for our State League. 

Thanks everyone – I hope to see you on our next call and please stay safe out there and let’s continue to be vigilant in preventing the spread of COVID-19. 😷

Sincerely, 

Carol Geer 

Women’s History Month Update

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