LWV SEMINOLE provides a venue for members and guests to focus on voting rights, community issues including the environment, public transportation, education and mental health.  Formats we offer include:

Forums:  Held periodically to explore issues in more depth, Forums can consist of panels of experts or activists discussing different sides of controversial subjects. Events are free and open to the public.

Hot Topics:   Monthly Hot Topics luncheons focus on political, social and environmental topics important to Seminole County citizens. Luncheons, which may feature individual speakers, a panel of experts, or candidates during an election year, are open to the public; there is a charge to attend.  (Scheduled Forums and  Hot Topics events appear on the calendar.)

Past President Pat Southward & President LaVonne Grayson facilitating voter registration.

Voter Services Voter Services encompasses a wide range of activities and events, an example of which is voter registration.

Community Outreach: League members also contribute to the community through
various other activities,  for example, Past President Jeanne Morris serves as a panelist for Viewpoint Seminole.

Viewpoint Seminole inaugural edition (02/08/13) Issues: 1) Governor Rick Scot’s education budget proposal to the legislature; 2) reaction to the pending rezoning of elementary schools; 3) and a proposal being considered by Seminole County government to amend a rural land use zone in the eastern portion of the county.Panel: Steve Barnes, John Bush, Michael Hoover and Jeanne Morris
Panel: Steve Barnes, John Bush, Michael Hoover and Jeanne Morris

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From Our Blog: League of Women Voters of Seminole County

CALNO Meeting April 2, 2014

The meeting was held in the Longwood City Commission chambers. The program was given by Chris Capizzi, Longwood’s Director of Leisure Services. He talked about the improvements to Reiter Park and the upcoming opening of the Longwood SunRail station. Joseph … Continue reading

Two Environmental Bills to Watch

For those who follow bills in the Florida Legislature, two bills relating to the environment are worthy of attention. HB703 is a wide-ranging Bill that aims to roll back environmental regulations. It would increase allowable water withdrawals (consumptive use permits), … Continue reading

Charter Contract Heating Up…

The fight over the charter statewide contract is heating up.  The Senate version is amended to eliminate some of the worst provisions.  Senator Montford will file another amendment to restore control to local districts.  See:  http://www.thefloridacurrent.com/article.cfm?id=36971065  This bill is really … Continue reading