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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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National Voter Registration Day

Time: 12 pm to 2 pm

Contact: Petrice Sams-Abiodun, Ph.D. · psabiodu@loyno.edu

Location: Danna Student Center

There are important national and local elections coming up, and you have the power to make a difference.  Are you prepared?

Join us on for National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 27 during the window (12:00 - 2:00 p.m.) in the Danna Student Center to get your questions answered and get signed up to vote.

Featuring: a real live voting machine you can practice on; voter registration, absentee ballot request, information for out-of-state voters, polling place locations, i.d. requirement information.

Youth (18-29) make up 21% of the voting population; make your voice heard at the polls on Election Day!!

Sponsored by the Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy at Loyola University New Orleans & Crescent City Media Group  #literacyanddemocracy
 

UCC Anxiety Group: Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Asia Wong · awong@loyno.edu · 504.865.3835

Location: Student Success Center MA 112

Learn how to focus on the present rather than getting lost in anxiety about the future or regrets about the past. Find ways to attend to your emotions without magnifying problems, or getting lost in criticism and self-judgment.

Women in Politics: Barriers and Solutions to Increasing Women's Political Power

Time: 12:30 pm to 2 pm

Contact: Patricia Boyett · pbboyett@loyno.edu · 504-265-0330

Location: Audubon Room, 2nd Floor, Danna Center

Join the Women's Resource Center and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion for a discussion about how to increase women's political power with the following wonderful panelists:

Panelists:
Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, District B, New Orleans City Council
Representative Helena N. Moreno, District 93, Louisiana State Legislature
Dr. Laura Badeaux, Director Louisiana Women in Government and Business,
Dr. Anna Mahoney, Director of Research, Tulane's Newcomb Institute/representative of Ready to Run
Dr. Rosalind Blanco Cook, President of the League of Women Voters

Moderator: Dr. Natasha Bingham, Assistant Professor Political Science, Loyola University New Orleans

Chairs: Dr. Patricia Boyett and Ms. Tarana Lawrence

Sponsors: Women's Resource Center and Office of Diversity and Inclusion