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June 2018

Families Belong Together Rally June 30 1:00 – 3:00 Lake Worth

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old Lake Worth City Hall, 7 N. Dixie Hwy
Lake Worth,
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Here is the "Families Belong Together" rally sponsored by Women's March! It is the afternoon of Saturday June 30, 1:00 to 3:00 , in Lake Worth.  . Old Lake Worth City Hall   at 7 N. Dixie Hwy in Lake Worth Join with others June 30 to send a clear message to Washington DC: STOP STEALING AND HIDING THE CHILDREN! ABOUT: People around the nation are doing public events June 30 in solidarity with the families who are being separated. (This demo is co-hosted by FAU Student…

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July 2018

Judicial Candidates Forum July 23, 6:00 – 9:00 by League of Women Voters

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Judicial Candidates Forum Monday, July 23, 2018 at 6:00 PM South Palm Beach County Civic Center 16700 Jog Road Delray Beach, FL For all PBC Circuit & County Court Judicial Candidates, Monday July 23, 6-9 pm, S. Palm Beach Civic Center, 16700 Jog Rd., Delray Beach, FL Here is the chance to learn about the Judicial Candidates running in the August Non-Partisan Election. Click Here for more information Note from Natalie Andre, PBC NOW Communications VP: There are 17 candidates running for 5 seats,…

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August 2018

Board Meeting Monday August 6, 4:00-5:30 Compass, Lake Worth

August 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Compass, 201 N Dixie Hwy
Lake Worth, FL United States
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All members welcome!

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Women’s Equality Day August 25

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444 United States
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WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY August 25, 2018 - 2 to 4 PM Delray Beach Library 100 W. Atlantic Ave. Celebrate 98 years of Women’s Vote VOTE For Women’s Lives Welcome: Delray Beach Mayor Shelly Petrolia Alice Paul Awards: “Getting Out The Vote” Presented by Palm Beach County Commissioner Paulette Burdick Panel Discussion: “What Does Feminism Mean Today?” Panelists:   Nina Boiton, Community Organizer;  Julia Montejo - Immigration Rights Advocate, Dreamer;  Mack Bernard, PBC Commissioner;  Adele Guadalupe, Family Court Advocate;  Bob Jaffe, Feminist husband…

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September 2018

Board Meeting Tuesday September 4, 4:00-5:30 Compass, Lake Worth

September 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Compass, 201 N Dixie Hwy
Lake Worth, FL United States
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All members welcome!

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Gerrymandering and the Courts: Sept. 8 by the PBC League

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Put on by the PBC League of Women Voters: Saturday September 8, 10 am: Cool Topic:  Why Courts Matter: Gerrymandering and the Courts: Tom Wolf, Brennan Districting expert.  STEM Center, Dreher Park, WPB.

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Distinctions Between Sex and Gender, Sept. 22, 11-12:30, Delray Library

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444 United States
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Event: What is the distinction between Sex and Gender? What are the issues  impacting this distinction? Where: Delray Beach Public Library (downtown at 100 West Atlantic and SW 2nd Avenues)  Click here for a flyer on this program and next month's NOWPBC, the faculty and graduate students from FAU Center Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and LBGTQIA members of the Compass Community Center invite you to our program,  What is the distinction between Sex and Gender? What are the issues impacting this distinction? In recent years this…

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Concert Across America, Sun. Sept. 23, 4:00 West Palm Beach

September 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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The third annual Concert Across America to End Gun Violence will be held Sunday, September 23 at 4 PM at the Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, at 1915 Spruce Avenue, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County.  We can, we shall, we will Stop the Violence, is a free program open to all and will bring us together with music, stories, speeches, and dance in heartfelt, joyful, and hopeful ways.

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Actions For Change, Food and Music Festival Sept. 30, 5:00 – 10:00 Parkland

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday, September 30 from 5 PM -10 PM at the Pine Trails Amphitheater, 10555 Trails End, in Parkland, Broward County. MDS Shine: Actions for Change Food and Music Festival, is a fundraiser to support our nation's youth. It spotlights folk singer Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul, and Mary) singing with the Majorie Stoneman Douglas Shine students, an online silent auction, food prepared by highly acclaimed chefs, and much more. Purchase tickets at <Actions For Change, Food and Music Festival> $45 for under 18; $195 for…

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October 2018

Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and PBP Frank Cerabino, Boca UU, Thurs. Oct. 4, 2:00

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2601 St. Andrews Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33434 United States
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Click for Flyer: John Paul Stevens, Frank Cerabino Oct 4 2018 A Conversation: Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talks with Palm Beach Post columnist Frank Cerabino Thursday, October 4, 2018, 2:00 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Boca Raton 2601 St. Andrews Blvd, Boca Raton FL 33434 Admission: $25 (All proceeds support Institute for Learning in Retirement, Inc. programs) Tickets sold at the door; to make a reservation in advance, send your check to: ILIR 21346 St.…

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Double Danger lecture Friday Oct. 5, 3:00 FAU

October 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FAU, FAU
Boca Raton,
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WGSS is pleased to be a cosponsor for a talk by Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Giles on the plight of homosexual Jews in Nazi Germany, in conjunction with an exhibit at the Stonewall National Museum and Archives. FRIDAY OCTOBER 5 3:00 PM CU 301 (by the Living Room Theater) Double Danger?  Homosexual Jews in the Clutches of the NAZI Police Dr. Geoffrey Giles Professor Emeritus, University of Florida Sponsored by Comparative Studies; the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and…

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Women & Religion Wed. October 10, 6:00 – 7:30 pm Downtown Delray Library

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Delray Beach Public Library, 100 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444 United States

Women & Religion, Wednesday October 10, 6:00 - 7:30 pm Delray Library, 100 W. Atlantic Free and open to the public Religion is a personal and widespread experience in the lives of most women. Religious texts include many instances of violence against women, and this practice is reinforced through instruction on male dominance such as ““Wives be subject to your husbands as you are to the Lord.” Such a belief system can lead to abuse and violence against women—and also…

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Of interest: Women’s National Book Ass’n hosting in Delray, Wed. Oct. 10, 6:30 pm, 2 authors

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 NE 2 Ave
Delray Beach,
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FYI: Women's National Book Association (WNBA) celebrates National Reading Group Month on Wednesday, October 10that 6:30 p.m. Two outstanding writers will discuss their books: Kristin Harmel, author of "The  Room on Rue Amelie," and SJ Sindu, writer and LGBT activist,  author of “Marriage of a Thousand Lies.” Murder on the Beach Bookstore   273 NE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL. Members, free. Nonmembers, $10. For more information: membership.wnbasofla@gmail.com 

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Rally for Amendment 4, Oct. 21, 2:00-4:00

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Historical Society of PBC, 300 N. Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach,
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Amendment 4 would automatically restore voting right of felons after they've completed their sentences, except for those convicted of murder or sex offenses. Rally Sunday October 21, 2:00 to 4:00 Historical Society of Palm Beach County 300 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach Entertainment: PinkSlip Duo Sponsors: ACLU, League of Women Voters, National Council of Jewish Women and PBC NOW

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Hilary Rosen lecture Tues. Oct. 30, 2:30 – 4:00, FAU Jupiter

October 30 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 5353 Parkside Dr
Jupiter, FL 33458
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$35 – $45

Hilary Rosen will present a lecture, “Time’s Up in Work and Politics: How the Me Too Movement Creates Permanent Change” at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. on the FAU Jupiter Campus. Hilary Rosen is a well-known Washington, D.C. strategist who navigates the intersection of communications, media, and politics. She is currently an on-air CNN political analyst and a partner at SKDKnickerbocker. Her focus is advocating for women, LGBT issues and progressive…

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November 2018

Board meeting/election recap Sat. Nov. 10, 12:00 – 2:00

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
High Point Section 6, 1221 Club Drive West
Delray Beach, FL 33345 United States
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Board meeting November 10, 12:00 to 2:00 Light lunch included All members invited; please RSVP Location:  the Clubhouse of High Point Section 6. Planning for our 46th Susan B. Anthony Awards luncheon honoring Arlene Ustin. We will also do an election recap.   Address:  1221 Club Drive West, Delray Beach 33445 Directions: Enter on Barwick Road, halfway between Lake Ida Rd and Atlantic Ave.  The sign says High Point Section 6.  Drive 4 short blocks, to a T intersection, and…

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Wednesday Nov. 28, 4:00 – 6:30 Boca Raton Promise: Call for Community Action

November 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Palm Beach State College, 4200 S. Congress Ave
Lake Worth, FL 32308-
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Boca Raton Promise, concerned with mental health issues, presents A Community Education Exchange Educators Responding to Community Needs Co-president Sheila Jaffe is representing NOW on the program with LWV November 28, 2018, 4:00 to 6:30 Palm Beach State College 4200 S. Congress Ave, Lake Worth Public Safety Training Center (PSD) 108; Registration required, Click here BRP PBSC Event Flyer Nov 28 w ph email 3

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December 2018

Board Meeting Monday Dec. 3, 2018 4:00 – 5:30 Compass

December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Compass, 201 N Dixie Hwy
Lake Worth, FL United States
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All members welcome!

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Program by Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, presented by NCJW

December 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Do We Need a Miracle? The Federal Courts and the Second Amendment DECEMBER 5, 2018 5-7 pm Featuring Hannah Shearer Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence On January 8, 2011, a gunman attempted to assassinate Congresswoman Gabby Giffords while she was meeting with her constituents at a Safeway supermarket near Tucson, Arizona. Rep. Giffords survived a critical head injury, but six other people were killed that day. Two years later, she started a political action committee to promote gun…

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Reception, Women’s National Book Assn. Wed., Dec. 12, 6:30 Delray bookstore

December 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 NE 2 Ave
Delray Beach,
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$10

Celebrate the holidays with the Women's National Book Assn. (WNBA)  on Wed., Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Murder on the Beach Bookstore, 273 NE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL. Food, wine,  gifts, a raffle with fabulous prizes to benefit the Florida Library Assn. Disaster Relief Fund for libraries affected by the hurricane. and lots of fun. Cost, $10. For more information email    membership.wnbasofla@gmail.com. Should you need a phone number, call 561- 279-7790. Please note that this is not a NOW function;…

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