League of Women Voters Boston Chapter Hosts: Spring Speaker Anne Stevenson

March 20, 2014 . . .

From The League of Women Voters, Boston Chapter:

You are cordially invited to meet and listen to Pulitzer Prize contender author and Huffington Post columnist Anne Stevenson. The League of Women Voters Boston Chapter Hosts: Spring Speaker Anne Stevenson on March 20 2014, Thursday evening 6:30-7:30pm, Brighton Public Library, MA

Anne Stevenson is a Boston based political analyst and freelance journalist whose Washington Times series on the Connecticut courts is an accepted contender for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize. Stevenson is a graduate of Tufts University who attended Suffolk University School of Law. For over a decade, Stevenson has worked on various social justice initiatives, helping to facilitate constructive and productive communication between government and everyday families using media and policy directives. This work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Washington Times, Boston Globe, Community News, NECN and other media outlets.

Read Anne’s Articles: 

Connecticut Courts Impose Outrageous Costs on Disabled Families.  Communities Digital News,  March 11, 2014.

Connecticut Task Force Hears Accounts of Victimization by Family Court.  Communities Digital News, March 1, 2014.

Connecticut Court failure: The deadly rebranding of Joshua Komisarjevsky.  Communities Digital News,  February 25, 2014.

CT Task Force Spars with Parents Over Billing Fraud in Family Court. The Washington Times, December 26, 2013.

CT Court Employees Face Tough Questions Over Conflicts of Interest. The Washington Times,  May 20, 2013.

Top 5 HHS Programs Endangering Women and Children. The Huffington Post, May 14, 2012.

Is Judicial Activism the Panacea for Legislative Inaction?.  The Huffington Post, May 9, 2013.

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, has fought since 1920 to improve our systems of government and impact public policies through citizen education and advocacy. A grassroots organization, the League’s enduring vitality and resonance comes from its unique decentralized structure that works at the local, state, and national levels. LWV Boston is committed to opening the doors of government to all of Boston’s citizens. We strive for a representative system of government that is accountable, responsive, and supportive of citizen participation, with membership open to both men and women. Throughout each year, the League provides objective information on critical public policy issues and candidates seeking office, promotes voter service programs, and works to keep the public well-informed on government and social policy issues.

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