Mission Statement: The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan political organization. We encourage the informed and active participation of citizens in government. We work to increase the understanding of major public policy issues and influence public policy through education and advocacy.
Rosalind Kotz, Ph.D. and Scot Felderman each have more than 30 years experience in community planning, evaluation and collaboration. Their work focuses on helping communities develop practical and effective solutions to community needs. Rosalind conducts research on neighborhood poverty, low-income housing, and homelessness. Scot spearheaded a number of community initiatives on early childhood and youth development. This presentation will feature their research on school readiness and early grade reading in Schenectady. You can see the updated presentation here.
Schenectady School Board Candidate Forum
Wednesday, May 15, 7 PM Schenectady High School Black Box Theatre 1445 The Plaza, Schenectady
All candidates running in the election have been invited; they will make statements and and answer written questions from the audience. Free and open to all. For further information contact Mary Maitino at 377-3248.
Working Group on Girls Community Forum Wednesday, May 22, 7 PM 1st Reformed Church 8 N. Church St., Schenectady
"Brunswick" Film and Discussion Thursday, May 29, noon 1st Reformed Church 8 N. Church St., Schenectady
Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013
Place: Turf Inn, 40 Mohawk Ave. Scotia
Cost: $28.00 per person--includes house salad, entrée, coffee/tea, and dessert
Entree Choices: Chicken Florentine, Baked Scrod, or Vegetarian Saute. Please contact Joan Elliott at 346-4414 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make your reservation and menu choice.
Our speaker will be Lawrence Spring, Superintendant of Schenectady City Schools. The topic is: Challenges of Being Superintendant of City Schools.
Please bring Bylaws, Slate of Officers and Budget information from the May Bulletin to the Annual Meeting.