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The Changing Demographics of the Electorate and the Future Vitality of the League

The Santa Barbara League of Women Voters will present an open forum.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, noon to 2 a.m.

Where: Louise Lowry Davis Ctr., 1232 De la Vina St., Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Social: Meetings

Description:

Bring your own brown bag lunch; cookies and beverages will be provided and parking is free.

The recent election highlighted the changing demographics of the electorate-- particularly the impact that youth, women, and Latino voters have on election outcomes. League members, community groups and the general public are invited to learn how those changing demographics are being lived out here in Santa Barbara. Discussion of how the League can engage and meet the needs of more diverse groups and still grow and remain relevant and vital into the future.

Panelist include: LWVSB member, retired UC official; Dr. Pei-te Lien, professor and graduate advisor of political science, affiliated with Asian American Studies and Feminist Studies, UC Santa Barbara; Maricela P. Morales, MA, deputy executive director, Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy (CAUSE); Cathy Murillo, Santa Barbara City Council member and LWVSB member; Hazel Putney, director of organizing and grassroots fundraising, PUEBLO; Sifat Riazi, Islamic Society of Santa Barbara (ISSB); Sojourner Kincaid Rolle, community outreach coordinator of Center for Black Studies Research UCSB, poet, community activist, LWVSB member.

Phone: 805-684-6086

Event posted Feb. 12, 2013
Last updated Feb. 12, 2013

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