• MARYLAND ELECTIONS

    Your League was busy for the 2022 General Elections

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    Survey closes February 28, 2023.

    Check out 2022 Election Results Maryland State Board of Elections

    Next General Elections – Tuesday, November 5, 2024


    CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

     

    DEFENDING DEMOCRACY FUNDRAISER

    Music, Wine & Cheese, Raffle Prizes.

    When: March 27, 2023, 5 pm - 7 p.m.
    Where:
    Round House Theatre, Bethesda

    Join the Fun! Meet Friends! Make Friends!

    • Support the League’s mission: Empowering Voters/Defending Democracy.
    • Party with live music by Djangolaya, enjoy wine and cheese and other comestibles.
    • Buy raffle tickets to win big prizes (spa treatment, yoga package, wine tasting, and much more). One free ticket with event ticket. Available at EventBrite and at the door.
    • Register Here

    HAPPY 103RD ANNIVERSARY LWV!

     

     

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    GET INVOLVED

     

    Learn About Taiwan's Complex History

    and

    What Has Made it a Flashpoint Between the US and China

    February 14 thru February 20 - Virtual and In-person Meetings

    Commonly known as Taiwan, the name of its main island, the nation of Taiwan includes a number of smaller nearby islands, such as Quemoy and Matsu. While it is a small, thriving democracy, it is also an economic powerhouse with a crucial role in the global supply chain.

    Read the Fact Sheet to learn about Taiwan and why it is so much on the minds of U.S. policy makers. Join one of the Discussion Groups to gain insights from fellow members and answers to any questions you may have.

    Click here for information about dates of virtual and in-person meetings.

     

    Factchecking: Does It Reach Everyone Equally?

    This month’s Trending Topics webinar, "How Dis/Misinformation Targets non-English Speakers, Especially in Election Season," will take place on Monday, February 27, 2023, from 7-8:30 p.m.

    Panelists will include:

    • Aishika Janella, Program Manager for Mis/Disinformation at Desifacts.org;
    • Rafael Ulloa, Executive Vice President of Content at El Tiempo Latino; and
    • Jinxia Niu, Program Manager for Chinese Digital Engagement at Chinese for Affirmative Action and their factchecking website Piyaoba.org.

    A Q&A session will follow the panelists' presentations. Register using the Zoom link here.

    Recordings of our Trending Topics can be found on our YouTube channel. Be sure to Like, Comment and Share while you are there! 

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    Recordings of our forums and presentations can be found on our YouTube channel. Be sure to Like, Comment and Share while you are there!