STAY INFORMED ATTEND HOT TOPICS
Want to be up-to-date on the issues and get a chance to ask questions of experts and candidates
as we head toward Florida’s primary and presidential elections?
Then the League’s monthly Hot Topics luncheon is the place to be!
In the months before the August and November elections, we plan to hold candidate forums, judicial discussions
as well as studies of voting groups such as Millennials.
The luncheons are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month (except in July) at :
Doors open at 11:30 AM, Program begins at 11:45 AM; the luncheon costs $25.00 for members and $35.00 for non-members.
Make your reservation below or contact PAT GRIERSON
IMMIGRATION: Lives in the Shadows
Photo courtesy Iowa Citizen
Arrests of suspected illegal immigrants have been soaring. The director of Immigration and Customs enforcement (ICE) said arrests by his agency jumped to 41,318 between Jan. 22 and the end of April, up from 30,028 arrests in roughly the same period last year. Our Hot Topics speakers will examine the impact on our community.
Immigration Lawyer John Gihon, former Senior Attorney with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Sister Ann Kendrick of the Hope CommUnity Center in Apopka, who has worked for more than 40 years with immigrant farm workers and their families.
Rasha Mubarak, Regional Coordinator for the Center for Islamic-American Relations (CAIR) and Co-Founder of Floridians Responding to Refugees Committee.
Moderator: Renata Sago, general assignment reporter and anchor at 90.7 WMFE.
JUNE 21, 6:00 PM
Rare Evening HOT TOPICS
A Review of the 2017 Legislative Session
State Sen. Jack Latvala (R-Clearwater), Appropriations Committee chair and chair of the Joint Legislative Budget Commission will discuss the highs and lows of the 2017 Legislative Session with LWVF lobbyist Kelly Quintero and journalist Mike Lafferty, former Orlando Sentinel Breaking News and Opinions Page editor. 6 p.m. The University Club, Winter Park.