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Advocacy and Civic Engagement Series: Conversations with Community Leaders

Monday

Apr 9, 2018 – 6:00 PM

Kittleman Room, Duncan Hall (DH)
Columbia, MD 21044 Map

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Session 1: Monday, January 29, 2018 Advocacy Basics: The Nuts and   Bolts of Local, State and Federal Legislatures Location: Howard Community College, Rouse Building - RCF 400 Confirmed Speaker: Carole Conors, Vice President, League of Women Voters of Howard County Educated   and informed voters are the key to our democracy. In an effort to foster   civic engagement and provide needed information to voters, the League of   Women Voters works to educate voters about candidates in thousands of   federal, state and local races each year. This   discussion, hosted by the League of Women Voters, Howard County, will include   an overview of federal, state, and local government’s roles and   responsibilities, the demographics of voters in Howard County, and current   legislative issues. Attendees   will have an opportunity to register to vote onsite. Registration   required. This session is open to Howard County residents over the age of 16.   Limited child care is available.   Please inquire when registering.   Session 2: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Effectively Engaging with Your   Elected Officials: Legislator Panel Discussion Location: Howard Community College, Rouse Building - RCF 400 Confirmed Speakers: Senator Guy J. Guzzone, Councilperson Mary Kay Sigaty, Councilperson Jon Weinstein We   are happy to bring our elected officials and community members to this   must-attend event. Learn about current issues that affect you, your family   and your community. Registration required. This session is   open to Howard County residents over the age of 16. Limited child care is available. Please inquire when registering. Session 3: Monday, March 12, 2018 Bridging the Gap Between Advocacy and Education Location: Howard Community College, Duncal Hall, Kitterman Room - DH100 Howard   County School Board members and Educators are invited to discuss the advances   in the education system, areas of improvement and ways the community can get   involved. Learn more about how to   become your child’s best advocate. Panelists will address issues affecting   our community that directly impact the education system, preparing for your   child’s annual IEP review meeting, and special education conflict resolution. This   session is free and open to Howard County residents of all ages. Registration required.   Session 4: Monday, April 9, 2018 How Parents and Providers Can Work Together for Your Child’s Healthcare Needs: Healthcare Provider Panel Discussion Location: Howard Community College, Duncal Hall, Kitterman Room - DH100 Learn   tips and tools for creating positive working relationships between families   and your health care team. Suggestions on what to do if you’re having   difficulty accessing health care services will be offered. This   session is free and open to Howard County residents of all ages. Registration required. Please register for individual sessions separately.

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