League of Women Voters of the Charlottesville Area

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International Relations/Federal Government Committee

2020 Co-Chairs: Marge Cox and Molly O’Brien

The LWV CVA International Relations/Federal Government Committeee covers the world including the United States, as our title implies. Previous to the Covid-19 pandemic, our twice monthly meetings were very well attended, thanks to our gracious hosts (we met in members’ homes), informative reports and stimulating conversation. Just a sampling of the topics we discussed over the past years includes: the Brexit Vote, Solar Power, Feminism in Scandinavia, The Supreme Court, Redistricting and Gerrymandering, Firearms Safety, Study Abroad, the Rise of the New Right in Germany, the Mexican Border Situation, Robotics, Right to Work, Immigration, US Diplomacy, The Ukraine, Turkey, Trade Agreements, and Cross Cultural Studies.

Starting in September 2020, the IR/FG committee will meet by Zoom with our first meeting on Wednesday, September 16. New members will be introduced and a report on Cuba will be given by Elizabeth Franks. For more information about this committee and how to attend meetings, contact Marge Cox, 434-245-5228, or email: margevfcox@gmail.com.

Calendar

  • June 8 - LWV-VA Council meets virtually from 9-12:30
  • June 12 - Board of Directors Retreat at Restoration in Crozet from 10am-3pm
  • June 18th - Primary Election Day: Polls open from 6am-7pm at local precincts only
  • June 22nd - Just Ask! on the Downtown Mall Charlottesville from 9-12-GVP table
  • June 27-30 - LWVUS Convention in Washington DC
  • June 29 - Healthy Streets, Healthy People Event at Washington Park 11am-3pm
  • July 4th – Naturalization Ceremony at Monticello from 9am to noon - Partner table

League of Women Voters
of the Charlottesville Area
Mailing Address:
PO Box 2786
Charlottesville, VA  22902
Email:  lwv@lwv-cva.org

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