Save the date: February 11, 2015 Lunch with the League

In celebration of Black History Month, the League looks inward to acknowledge the accomplishments of two local League members who impacted our area during the Civil Rights era:

Theresea Elder PictureThereasea D. Elder – one of Mecklenburg County’s first black public health nurses and a  beloved and iconic figure in Charlotte.

Delores Hurt Picture

 

Delores Johnson Hurt – first black student accepted at Winthrop College (now University) in 1964 in Rock Hill, SC.   In a video to be shown at our lunch and in person, she reminisces about her time and achievements at the school.

 

 Online registration for event available shortly. Check back here for link.

2015 CIVICS 101 COURSE REGISTRATION (starts Feb. 3) – Seats still available

Check out this Charlotte Observer article League of Women Voters offers primer on Mecklenburg County government” about our Civics 101 course history and people who have taken the course and gone on to run for office. We got a second mention in The Charlotte Observer’s January 18 “The Source”.

Course is limited to 60 participants and first come, first served so register and pay now!

Civics 101

Looking for Civics 101 for kids? Teachers – need course outlines and resources? Please visit http://generationnation.org/index.php/civiceducation or email Amy Farrell at info@generationnation.org.

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