WINTER COCKTAIL PARTY AND FUNDRAISER
Saturday, January 28, 2023
5 pm to 7 pm
Graciously hosted by
Janice and Ira Starr
65 Church Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Our in-person winter social event returns! All are welcome to enjoy a fun and festive evening with good food and League friends.
ANNUAL MEETING AND LUNCHEON
Friday, May 5, 2023
10:30 am to 2 pm
Scarsdale Golf Club
Details on the topic, speaker(s), link for ticket purchase, and Annual Meeting Agenda will be posted closer to the date of the event.
Events from Earlier this Year
FALL MEMBERSHIP COFFEE
Monday, September 19, 2022
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Outdoors under the dining tent on Spencer Place in Scarsdale Village
All current and prospective members were welcomed for coffee and conversation to learn about the League of Women Voters of Scarsdale.
Special guest Lauren Miller, counsel in the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program where she focuses on voting rights and elections, spoke about The January 6 Hearings and the Big Lie’s Ongoing Threats to our Democracy. Miller discussed how false claims about the 2020 election have prompted the passage of anti-voter laws and mistrust in the electoral process.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT SPEAKER EVENT
Topic: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization
Speaker: Rabia Muqaddam
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
9:15 am to 11:30 am
Scarsdale Public Library, Scott Room
Please note new date, time, and location
Event was free of charge and in the format of a morning coffee instead of a luncheon.
Rabia Muqaddam discussed her work and the impact of the recent Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization on women’s access to healthcare.
Muqaddam is a Senior Staff Attorney at the Center for Reproductive Rights, headquartered in New York, where she has worked since 2017. She is lead counsel in the challenges to the abortion bans and restrictions passed by the Oklahoma legislature in 2021 and 2022. She previously worked as a litigation associate at Dechert LLP. Muqaddam holds a J.D. from Cornell Law School, where she was a president of the Cornell Law Students for Reproductive Justice, an online editor for the Cornell Law Review, and a participant in the LGBT Clinical programs. She also holds a B.A. from Cornell University.