Lunch and Learn Schedule and Videos
2021-2022 Lunch and Learn Schedule will be posted by September 1, 2021
Each year the Lincoln – Lancaster League presents a series of programs featuring local, state and national speakers who address timely issues important to informed citizens. Topics have included voting rights, Woman Suffrage, civil rights for the incarcerated, police accountability, freedom of the press and many others. Scheduled speakers for the 2021-2022 season and registration instructions will be posted on this page by September 1. These FREE presentations take place on the First Thursday of each month from 12:00-1:00 p.m., September – May. Presentations will be streamed. All you need to do is register to receive the link. You do not need to be a League member to participate, but we bet you might want to join soon!
Mark your calendars!
Beginning in October 2020, presentations have been recorded: Jump to Videos of Previous Presentations .
Did you miss a Lunch and Learn? Here are links to those presentations:
September 3,2020 Voting Rights, Voting Right Now: Principals and Practicalities of Voting in Lancaster County John Cartier, Director of Voting Rights and Dave Shively, Lancaster County Election Commissioner
October 8, 2020 The Electoral College: Is It Still Relevant? John Comer, Professor Emeritus, UNL Department of Political Science
November 5, 2020 Redistricting and Apportionment Gavin Geis, Executive Director, Common Cause Nebraska
December 3, 2020 Dr. Deborah Turner, President of the National League of Women Voters Due to unforeseen technical difficulties the video of Dr. Turner’s 12/3 presentation is unavailable. Please enjoy this video https://www.facebook.
January 7, 2021 Focus on the Coming Nebraska Legislative Session Analysts Craig Beck and Alex Serrurier, OpenSky Policy Institute
February 4, 2021 The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Anna Shavers, Associate Dean, NU College of Law; Eric Berger, Professor, NU College of Law
March 4, 2021 Can’t Trust it: Race, Policing, the Prison Industrial Complex Dr. Jeanette Jones, Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies, UNL
April 1, 2021 Holding Cops Accountable; What is Happening Locally? Ishma Valenti, Director, Community Engagement, Clyde Malone Community Center
May 6, 2021 Together One Lincoln Sandra Washington, Lincoln City Councilwoman