Tag: League of Women Voters

LWV of Hamden-North Haven Visible at State Convention

[box]Left to right: Elona Vaisnys, Miriam Brody, Peggy Appler, Ann Martinuzzi, Jackie MacKnight, Jane Shaw, Mary Bigelow[/box] The LWV of Hamden-North Haven was among 18 local Leagues that sent representatives to the Convention of the League of Women Voters of...

/ June 23, 2014
League of Women Voters

League Of Women Voters – Common Core Info Night

League Of Women Voters – Common Core Info Night, recorded by NHTV at the Hamden, Connecticut Library on March 27th, 2014.

/ April 22, 2014
Common Core Info Night

LWV “Common Core Info Night” Now Airing on NHTV

When 100+ people showed up at the Miller Memorial Library March 27 for “Common Core Info Night”, the sponsoring League of Women Voters of Hamden-North Haven ran out of panelists’ bios. The bios are now available here. “Common Core Info...

/ April 17, 2014
Earth Day

LWV at Hamden Earth Day

The League of Women Voters of Hamden-North Haven will participate in the Hamden Earth Day April 12, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. “We are calling our exhibit “Climate Change Reality”, said Diane Hoffman, organizer of the LWV participation. “We want to underscore that...

/ April 3, 2014
League of Women Voters

LWV Common Core Info Night

How children are taught and learn in K-12 lays the foundation for their lives as adults who will be shaping our communities. In K-12 of Connecticut public schools, teaching and learning is now changing over to the Common Core State...

/ March 6, 2014
MacKnight and Rep. Sharkey

Breakfast with the Legislators, 2014

Hamden’s Miller Library rotunda was bursting at the seams Jan. 18 morning for the League of Women Voters of Hamden-North Haven “Breakfast with the Legislators”. Jackie MacKnight, organizer of the event, had a few anxious moments when way more people...

/ February 5, 2014
League of Women Voters

Breakfast with the Legislators, 2014

Hamden and North Haven residents are invited to a “Breakfast with the Legislators,” the annual League of Women Voters of Hamden-North Haven event for interacting with the state Senators and Representatives whom we have sent to work on our behalf...

/ January 8, 2014

Two New Laws to Help Voters

[box]Jackie MacKnight calling Hamden and North Haven town clerks.[/box] “Two new laws will help some people with being able to vote,” says Jackie MacKnight, co-vice president of the League of Women Voters of Hamden-North Haven. One law will simplify voting for...

/ October 2, 2013

Hamden-North Haven LWV Leaders at Dinner

[box]left to right: Elona Vaisnys, Erika Forsa, Miriam Brody, Lori Esposito, Jackie MacKnight, Louise Brundage, Jane Shaw, and Mary Bigelow[/box] At the Sept. 12 League of Women Voters of Connecticut “POWERING OUR VOICES” dinner that drew LWV leaders from Greenwich to...

/ September 19, 2013
Elona Vaisnys

Capitol Tours: Take One, They’re Free!

[box]Elona Vaisnys on the armrest of Sen. Fasano’s chair in the Senate chamber.[/box] In just August, more than 1,000 visitors took a state capitol tour in Hartford given by the League of Women Voters, LWV. Visitors came from 58 Connecticut...

/ September 11, 2013
Engage CT LWV

LWV of Hamden-North Haven gets State Coach

The League of Women Voters of Hamden-North Haven is among the five Connecticut local Leagues that have been accepted into the LWV of Connecticut “Engage CT” program and have each been assigned a coach. LWV of Hamden-North Haven has been...

/ August 21, 2013
League of Women Voters

LWV Leadership Growing Younger

The League of Women Voters of Hamden-North Haven experienced a surge of young energy with the election of Lori Esposito and Jackie MacKnight as Vice Presidents and of Julie Clement as Secretary at the annual meeting in June. In additions...

/ July 3, 2013