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Observer Report: Colonial Behavioral Health – September 6, 2022

League Observer Report from K. Siracusa Notes on Colonial Behavioral Health’s monthly Board of Directors meeting, September 6, 2022. Abbreviations CAN – Community Access Network CBH – Colonial Behavioral Health DBHDS – Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services ESH – Eastern State Hospital RDHW – Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg SWRMC – Sentara Williamsburg…

August 16, 2022 – Williamsburg-James City County School Board – Observer Corps Report

The regular August 16 School Board was short. The Board voted to approve numerous changes to school policies that had been read and discussed in previous sessions. The only vote that elicited questions and comments was the increase in school lunch prices. The higher price is required to cover increased costs. For the previous two…

League Sponsored eBooks at the Library

Voting, Strong Women, Civic Engagement, Civil Rights! Since the spring of 2021, the League of Women Voters of the Williamsburg Area has funded eBooks for the Williamsburg Regional Library about influential women in American history, civic engagement, and government. Students of all ages can learn new things and deepen their understanding of American history. Check…

Event: Privilege, A Conversation Starter

From the series Challenging Racism: A Series of DEI Events from the Virginia State-wide League Sign up at this Eventbrite link for Privilege: a conversation starter The August 9 program, 1 – 2 PM , is Bias: A Conversation Starter.” The September 24 event from 10 – 11 AM is “Equity: A Conversation Starter.” Our…

Investigate affordable housing

The Virginia State League has studied affordable housing and formulated a position to lobby at the state and local level. Investigate the background information and form your own informed position on fairly priced housing for working class people in your community. More information: Check out the work James City County is doing From the National…

A new Voter is here! Read the President’s Column

Mary Schilling, President Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy. See the entire Voter here. Again this year we are excited to offer to the greater Williamsburg community our signature lecture series Great Decisions, sponsored nationally by the Foreign Affairs Association and locally by the League partnering with the Williamsburg Regional Library. The program series, which runs Tuesday…

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