Lunch and Learn Schedule and Videos
Visit this page in August 2022 to learn about the 2022-2023 Lunch and Learn Schedule
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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. 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!
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Many presentations have been recorded since October 2020: Jump to Videos of Previous Presentations .
Videos of Previous Presentations
Did you miss a Lunch and Learn? Here are links to available presentations:
May 4, 2022 Voter Suppression: Preston Love, Jr of Black Votes Matter, Heather Engdahl of Civic Nebraska and Mary Lee Moulton of Nebraska League of Women Voters
April 7, 2022 COVID – Looking Back, Looking Ahead Pat Lopez, Lincoln Lancaster County Health Director
January 6, 2022 Update on the AltEn Mead Site Cleanup Al Davis, former state senator and current lobbyist for the Sierra Club; Leesa Zalesky, freelance journalist
Follow-up information: A) Q&A Update on the AltEn Mead Site Cleanup B) What You Can Do About AltEn
December 9, 2021 “Lincoln Airport Capital Improvements ” Nick Cusick – Airport Director, Zachary Mora James – Board Chair
November 7, 2021 “Lincoln’s Vision for a Climate-Smart Future” ENTER PASSCODE kF=GC62d Miki Esposito, J.D., Senior Policy Advisor to Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird, City of Lincoln, Nebraska
October 7, 2021 “Nonpartisan Nebraska” Speaker of the Legislature Mike Hilgers, Nathan Leach of Nonpartisan Nebraska
September 2, 2021 “Redistricting in Nebraska” Nebraska Unicameral Senators Tom Briese and Steve Lathrop, facilitated by Rachel Gibson
May 6, 2021 Together One Lincoln Sandra Washington, Lincoln City Councilwomanber
April 1, 2021 Holding Cops Accountable; What is Happening Locally? Ishma Valenti, Director, Community Engagement, Clyde Malone Community Center
March 4, 2021 Can’t Trust it: Race, Policing, the Prison Industrial Complex Dr. Jeanette Jones, Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies, UNL
February 4, 2021 The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Anna Shavers, Associate Dean, NU College of Law; Eric Berger, Professor, NU College of Law
January 7, 2021 Focus on the Coming Nebraska Legislative Session Analysts Craig Beck and Alex Serrurier, OpenSky Policy Institute
December 3, 2020 Dr. Deborah Turner, President of the National League of Women Voters Due to technical difficulties the video of Dr. Turner’s 12/3 presentation is unavailable. Please enjoy this video https://www.facebook.
November 5, 2020 Redistricting and Apportionment Gavin Geis, Executive Director, Common Cause Nebraska
October 8, 2020 The Electoral College: Is It Still Relevant? John Comer, Professor Emeritus, UNL Department of Political Science
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