Finding Solutions Connecting the Dots: Regional Health Equity & Inequities
Saturday, March 9, 2024
LWV of the Bay Area
League Day 2024 focuses on creating healthy communities and the inter connections of health and policy. Experts will define the interrelationship of social, economic, education and healthy living, and discuss solutions to Bay Area health equity and inequities. Speakers will discuss the right to a clean and healthy environment, the impact of housing affordability and stability, and issues impacting communities of color. They will examine the learning environment, the physical and mental health well-being of students from cyber bullying to suicide and counselors.
Guest speakers include State Senator Aisha Wahab (District 10), state Chair of Public Safety and Health Committees. She is joined by Dr. Mary Ann Dewan, Santa Clara County Superintendent of Schools, and representatives from housing, health, and environment problem solvers.
How City & County Government Work
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
LWV of Sonoma County
Local government is the true heartbeat of democracy, yet most of us know more about what is going on in Washington, DC than we do about what is happening in our own backyard. Time for that to change! Register now. The class is free, but registration is required.
How a city spends it money tells you a lot about that city. What does a mayor do? What do City Council Members and County Supervisors do? How do the City and County work together?
Speaker Steve Rabinowitsh has been an instructor of political science at Santa Rosa Junior College for over twenty-five years. He served on the Santa Rosa City Council from 1998 to 2006. He is currently Chair of the City of Santa Rosa Waterways Advisory Committee and active in the Southeast Greenway Campaign.