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Using your right to vote: Important information from the League of Women Voters

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on July 20, 2020 at 6:00 am

Guest blog by Beth Pellicciotti At the League of Women Voters’ National Convention this past month, Virginia Kase, the CEO of the national League, reminded us that at the height of the 1918 Flu Pandemic, women continued their fight for the right to vote. Their work was not in vain. In 1920, the 19th Amendment, […]

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Your fair housing rights and a workshop from Northwest Fair Housing Alliance

Posted in News on April 30, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Christina Momono THE FAIR HOUSING ACT In the U.S., the Fair Housing Act was enacted in 1968 to help ensure and protect equal access to housing opportunities for all. It was one of the last acts signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson during the Civil Rights Movement and it was done in response […]

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December, a season to celebrate human rights

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 11, 2019 at 6:00 am

Human Right Month blog post image By Susan Goertz As winter descends upon us, for many of us, our thoughts wander toward cozy gatherings with those we love. Most of us enjoy beautifully decorated trees, glowing firelight, delicious feasts, and traditional treats. December beckons us to gather together and reflect, to share with and nurture our family and friends. I would […]

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New community topics at Civic Lab pose questions and invite discussion

Posted in News on October 3, 2019 at 6:00 am

Each month, you can find information, activities, and discussion on an issue facing our community at the Civic Lab. Take a look at thought-provoking materials and activities for teens and adults that allow us to engage in open conversation and grow together as a community. CIVIC LAB NORTH SPOKANEOctober 2019–January 2020 October: Voting Rights Wh […]

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