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LWVBN Events

Thursday September 7 - 10:00 a.m. to noon

Great Decisions: Latin America's Political Pendulum

Fran Holmes has chosen to lead our sixth Great Decisions topic for the year."The pendulum of Latin American politics is swinging rightward once again. Yet as the 'pink tide' recedes, the forces of change have more to do with socioeconomics than ideology. Dramatic economic and political crises have coincided in countries like Brazil and Venezuela. Still, the final result for Latin America may be the emergence of centrist pragmatic modes of governance and with them, opportunities for the U.S. to improve relations. The new administration must look beyond the neoliberal model of the 1990s, and develop an approach to relations fit for the 21st century." Hopefully many of you will be back from summer vacations to rejoin us.

More about Great Decisions.

LWVBN League Office, 1272 Delaware, Avenue, Buffalo 14209

Wednesday, September 27 - 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

The Coalition for Open Government presents
Open Government: Your Right to Know

Guest speaker
Robert J. Freeman, executive director of the New York Committee on Open Government, a division of the New York Department of State

The Buffalo History Museum
One Museum Court, Buffalo, NY 14216
The museum is on Nottingham Terrace, just east of Elmwood Avenue at Route 198.

Wednesday, September 27 - 7:45 p.m. - after program

LWVBN Happy Hour

Don't miss $5 drinks and appetizers, plus a chance to continue the conversation about open government.

Providence Social, 490 Rhode Island Street, Buffalo