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Time to Rethink Recycling

Tour and talk at Eco-Cycle

 Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 2:00 PM 

EcoCycle
1901 63rd Street
Boulder, CO  80303

We will have a tour of the plant and a presentation on what is happening with markets. Find out how to address 21st century waste stream. What about all the plastic? What we can each do to think about our habits – rethink, refuse, reduce, reuse and recycle. Also a
headsup of upcoming legislation addressing recycling in Colorado during the 2020 legislative session. Free event. 

Member Coffee

New or prospective members welcome!

Saturday, January 11, 2020, 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM 

Panera Boulder
1855 29th Street
Boulder, CO  80301

Please join us for a Membership Meet-Up at Panera in Boulder’s 29th Street Mall on Saturday, January 11 at 10:00 am. Look for us in the section to the left as you walk in. Bring an interested friend. Come meet new members and chat about the League. Great opportunity for prospective members to come learn more about LWVBC.

Shoebox Stories

Friday, January 17, 2020, 7:00 PM 

Dairy Center
2590 Walnut Street
Boulder, CO  80302
Shoebox Stories is a story-holding project where we gather together and stand in another person’s shoes by reading aloud their story, saying their words, and holding, for a moment, the weight that they carry. Motus Theater will celebrate and recognize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s fight for equality and civil rights this year by asking local leaders in Boulder County to stand in other people’s shoes. Community leaders chosen by the Youth Opportunities Advisory Board, Boulder JCC, Center of the American West, Boulder Chamber, and League of Women Voters will be joining us on stage to read the stories of undocumented leaders, and amplifying their stories.
On January 17th, four LWVBC members --Jeannette Hillery, Kay Marsh, Emma Piller and Lauren Modery -- will read stories of undocumented migrants in our community. Audience members will have the opportunity to listen and reflect upon the stories. For League, this event can help deepen our understanding of immigration issues and immigrants in our community and enable us to be effective advocate on issues that impact everyone in our community regardless of  documentation status.
Let's pack the auditorium on January 17th, with League members, our family and friends! Tickets are
available online at http://tickets.thedairy.org/online/ShoeboxStories.
For more information contact Elizabeth Crowe at crowe.elizabethann@gmail.com.

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Making Votes Matter

Monday, January 20th, 2-3:30pm

Frasier Meadows Assembly Room (4th floor)

350 Ponca Place, Boulder

On January 20th, the Voting Methods Team of the Boulder County League of Women Voters will discuss the problems with the familiar Vote-for-One, Plurality method of voting. In a colorful PowerPoint slide show, they will focus on three better voting methods which could be used in single-winner elections. The Team will show that using better voting methods helps make votes matter, and as a result will give voters more expressiveness and greater voting satisfaction. In a hands-on demonstration, audience members will get a chance to experience the differences among Plurality, Ranking, Approval and Scoring methods by choosing their dessert preference from tasty, homemade samples.

 

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