Civic Leadership

VOTE! But first you have to register!

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It’s no secret that a significant election is scheduled for November 8th. Voters may not be eligible to vote, however, unless they are registered. This is the drive behind National Voter Registration Day on September 27th.… Read more

Children

Who Feeds Hungry Kids in Summer?

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HungryKidsSummer

It’s a good question. According to the USDA, more than 22 million schoolchildren are eligible for free or reduced-price meals during the year through the National School Lunch Program, but during the summer, only 1 in 6 of those … Read more

Women

It All Began in a Place Called Seneca Falls

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SenecaFalls

American women gained the right to vote in 1920, with the adoption of the 19th Amendment and its ban on denying women the right to vote on the basis of sex.

But the road to women’s suffrage actually started … Read more

Civic Leadership

Nonprofits and the ‘Promise of America’

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Clotilde_Nonprofits

This guest post is by Junior League of Buffalo member and former AJLI President Clotilde Perez-Bode Dedecker, who came to this country as a child with her family as Cuban refugees. Currently President & CEO of the Community Foundation Read more