The first Zoom Meeting of the 2020-2021 Season
Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020
SPEAKER, Break, Followed by a short BUSINESS MEETING
SPEAKER: FL. Representative Anna V. Eskamani “Forecasting the 2020-21 Legislative Session:
Issues of Equity for All’
Rep. Eskamani is the daughter of immigrants and born and raised in Orlando. She is the first Iranian-American elected to any public office in FL. She represents House District 47 and she is well known for building consensus while advocating for legislation that promotes equality and equity in healthcare, education, and employment. She has worked tirelessly for LGBTQ legal and civil rights, the preservation of clean environments, access to reproductive services, and mitigation of the COVID-19 pandemic. She appeared on the cover of TIME magazine (1/18/18). Last year she warmly greeted members of our AAUW Lobby Days delegation.
IT’S A ZOOM WORLD
AND WE HAVE ACTIVELY EMBRACED IT!
Nearly all Booklovers Groups have held discussions via ZOOM. Others are working on ways to incorporate ZOOM into their interest groups.
How International Fraud Rings Target Older Americans
Hanna Kruczek summarized a wonderful article (from AARP bulletin) about Fraud Rings and how to protect ourselves from them.
Hanna’s summary of the article can be found here:
The entire article can be found at:
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