Be Informed: Gun Forum

Gun Forum:A respectful public discussion of an emotional and serious national issue

The purpose of the forum is education and a peaceful exchange of ideas via listening to folks with whom we might disagree to better understand different viewpoints and if common ground exists.

Gloucester high school students are participating in forum by doing research, creating questions, and helping with publicity and logistics on the day of the forum.

Gloucester High School

Saturday 12/14/19 → 10 AM – 11:30 AM

Sponsored By: The League of Women Voters of Cape Ann

Free and open to the public 

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Panelists:
Gregory Gibson, author and father of a shooting victim

Mark Nestor, decorated veteran Vietnam War and commander of the Lester S. Wass American Legion Post

Jim Wallace, president of the Massachusetts Gun Owners Action League (G.O.A.L.)

Moderator will be John Bell, former Mayor of Gloucester and US Army Officer who served in Korea

All questions and comments will be written and screened.

Join the League of Women Voters at their annual meeting — all are welcome!

Author Laura Harrington will speak on her dynamic musical comedy of politics, power and persuasion, “The Perfect 36” about the struggle to persuade 36 states to ratify the 19th amendment, granting women the right to vote. She is the author of two novels, Alice Bliss and A Catalog of Birds.

Breakfast will be provided, by the League of Women Voters of Cape Ann.
There will be a very brief business meeting before the talk.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.

Scout Hall, 47 Mount Pleasant Street, Rockport, MA

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Need Information about the Upcoming Election? Here’s some help!

Tune in to 1623 Studios (formerly Cape Ann TV) for information on the upcoming election on November 6, 2018!
Here are the times and dates that the Register Deeds and Three Ballot Questions Forums that will be airing on 1623 Studios next week:
Monday, October 22, 2018
9:00 am Educational Forum on the Three Massachusetts Ballot Questions
9:00 pm Register of Deeds Candidates Forum
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
9:00 am Register of Deeds Candidates Forum
10:00 am Educational Forum on the Three Massachusetts Ballot Questions
Thursday, October 25, 2018
6:00 pm Register of Deeds Candidates Forum
 
Saturday, October 27, 2018
1:00 pm Educational Forum on the Three Massachusetts Ballot Questions
6:00 pm Register of Deeds Candidates Forum
Sunday, October 28, 2018
9:00 am Educational Forum on the Three Massachusetts Ballot Questions
9:00 pm Educational Forum on the Three Massachusetts Ballot Questions

Thanks for getting out to vote because Democracy is not a spectator sport!

 

~The Cape Ann League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of Cape Ann presents A Woman’s Place Is at the Top: The Life of Mountaineering Suffragist, Annie Smith Peck

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017

6:30 pm at the Rockport Library

Annie Smith Peck is one of the most accomplished women of the twentieth century that you may have never heard of. Peck was a scholar, educator, writer, lecturer, mountain climber, suff­ragist, and political activist. She was a feminist and an independent thinker who refused to let gender stereotypes stand in her way.

Join author Hannah Kimberley as she describes her research of Peck’s original letters, artifacts, and ephemera, and brings to life the Queen of the Climbers.

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This event is free and open to the public. Books will be for sale at the library, and Hannah Kimberley will be available for book signing.