League of Women Voters PBC to Host Informative and FREE Zoom Conversations in April and May 2021

 
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - April 3, 2021 - PRLog -- (West Palm Beach, FL – April 2, 2021) The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County (LWVPBC) today invited concerned adults to two timely, informative and FREE Zoom Conversations in April and May:

Wednesday, April 7 at 6 pm

Conversations with the League:

Palm Beach County Schools

Guest Speaker: Edward Tierney
, Chief of Staff for the School District of Palm Beach County, the 10th largest school district in the nation and fourth largest in the State of Florida.

Background: How is the School District working to close the "digital divide" in Palm Beach County, and how is the District preparing for its next strategic plan, including using community input and lessons learned to inform where resources should be focused in the years ahead. Tierney, who has worked for the District for 8 years and has held a variety of positions from Behavior Intervention Associate to Principal of John I. Leonard High School, will discuss the current legislative session and court rulings, and how they may affect the School District.

How to Connect:

To connect with this Zoom chat, please visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85845235206?pwd=VDhac2V3b0lETGVjVk5pdDhqZ3p0QT09

Wednesday, May 5 at 6 pm

Conversations with the League:

Medicaid Expansion Florida

Guest Speakers are the Co-Chairs of the LWVPBC Healthcare Issue Group:

+ Nancy Gau
, a retired Clinical Laboratory Director who currently sits on the Board of the Palm Beach County Alliance for Mental Health.

+ Dr. Brent  Schillinger is a dermatologist, past president of the Palm Beach County Medical Society, and a member of its Covid-19 Pandemic Response Task Force. He currently chairs the society's Opioid Health Care Response Team.

Topic: The effort to expand Medicaid in Florida, an update on how the effort failed in the 2021 Legislative session and  next steps.

How to Connect:

To connect with this Zoom chat, please visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85845235206?pwd=VDhac2V3b0lETGVjVk5pdDhqZ3p0QT09

About the League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County:

The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County is a nonpartisan political organization of women and men of all ages and backgrounds, encouraging informed and active participation in government through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that voting is a fundamental citizen right that must be guaranteed. For more information, please visit www.lwvpbc.org or www.facebook.com/lwvpbc.

Attached Jpegs:

1.         Nancy Gau

2.         Dr. Brent Schillinger

Available for Interview:

Ken Thomas

LWVPBC


Ken.lwvpbc@gmail.com

Media Contact:

Gary Schweikhart
,

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