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Second Chances: Felon Voting Restoration

 

When:  Friday, October 20, 2017  11:30 to 2:00pm
Where: Indian River Colony Club

 

Florida is one of 4 states that have a lifetime ban on voting for residents with past felony convictions. Unlike most other states, voting rights are not automatically reinstated after you serve your time.  Floridians who have paid their debt to society have earned the opportunity to participate in and give back to their communities.  They deserve a second chance!

Join us in a panel discussion led by Cecile Scoon, Esq. LWVF Rights Restoration Liaison.  In addition to her active role with the League, Cecile is a civil rights lawyer in North Florida.  Panelists will include Floridians with felony convictions who have served their time and will give the audience another perspective on why second chances is important for our communities.




When: 
November 9, 2017
11:30am to 1:30pm

Where:
La Cita Country Club

777 Country Club Drive
Titusville, Florida  32780

Our speaker for this timely topic luncheon is NBEDZ Executive Director Troy Post
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LWVSC accrues funds in the LWVF Education fund to use for educating the citizens of Brevard County in areas that include:

Voter Education - such as candidate forums, registration, and providing details for amendments on our ballots

Solar Co-op promotion and education

Indian River Lagoon Issues and how citizens can help

Promotion of Public School Programs - such as timely topics to teach the public about career development planning to support local businesses,  recycling awards programs to teach students sustainable practices

Provide community awareness of Human Trafficking, homeless students, Children's Oral Health issues, and many other children, women, and family concerns.

Donations made to this fund for this event are tax deductible minus $20 fee to cover food and beverages.

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