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Naturalization Ceremony Dates for 2018

The three naturalization ceremonies, scheduled for this year, will take place on March 16, August 3 and November 2.  The ceremony is held at the Justice Center in West Chester on a Friday morning beginning at 11:30 a.m.  Following the ceremony, which lasts about an hour, a reception is held in the lobby where refreshments […]

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Our Government in Action

Members of the League of Women Voters of Chester County  (third from Left), Carole Mackrell, Dr. Pamela Gray and Lorrie Maples, welcomed participants to the recent “Our Government in Action” event at the Chester County Government Services Center. The day-long event provided residents an opportunity to learn about row offices from Prothonatory Matt Holliday and […]

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Report on Women’s March in Washington, D.C.

League member Tammy Williams gave a lively, animated report on the Women’s March in Washington, D.C. to the LWVCC board and members attending the recent board meeting at West Chester Borough Hall. She talked about how inspiring and motivating it was to be among thousands of women, along with some men, children and young people, […]

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Obama Administration Releases Testing Action Plan

In October,  President Obama and the Department of Education released Testing Action Plan,  calling on states to cut back on “unnecessary testing” that consumes “too much instructional time” and creates “undue stress for educators and students.” See the Testing Action Plan at: http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/fact-sheet-testing-action-plan Also of interest is the National Education Policy Center brief released after […]

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Pay Equity and Our Community – March 11

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS CHESTER COUNTY INVITES YOU TO A PANEL DISCUSSION! “ PAY EQUITY AND OUR COMMUNITY” THE LOST INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES MARCH 11, 2015- WEDNESDAY – 7:00 P.M. EAST GOSHEN TOWNSHIP BUILDING DISCUSSION BY PANELISTS FROM LOCAL COUNTY ORGANIZATIONS (AAUW / CHESTER COUNTY FOOD BANK/ OPPORTUNITIES INDUSTRIALIZATION CENTER/ CHESTER COUNTY FUND FOR WOMEN & […]

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First Gun Safety Conversation a Success

Thank you to Sheriff Welsh and Mayor Comitta! On the evening of September 8, 2014 , the Chester County League had a wonderful opportunity to provide Kendal residents with a platform for an informational, educational and civilized discussion of Gun Safety in Chester County. Dynamic panelists Sheriff Carolyn Welsh and Mayor Carolyn Comitta, moderated by […]

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President’s Message — July/August 2014

SUMMER PLANNING SEASON Here’s hoping that you are finding time to relax, regroup and enjoy this summer season. You will need your rest for the coming year. Our Spring Annual Luncheon at the Downingtown Country Club was enjoyed by all with the celebration of our League’s 50-Year Members. Our appreciation and admiration was warmly extended […]

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