LWV Downeast meeting Jan. 11



ELLSWORTH — The next meeting of the League of Women Voters Downeast is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 11, at noon at the Moore Community Center in Ellsworth.

The scheduled discussion topic is “Who Counts? The Promise and Peril of the 2020 Census” with Penelope Hamblin.

The 2020 Census is a high-stakes endeavor with very significant political and economic consequences for Maine. Hamblin will talk about next year’s Census and why it’s so important, how the data is used and how it will roll out in 2020.

Hamblin is a semi-retired public librarian. She heads the Census Complete Count Committee of the League of Women Voters of Maine. She also serves on the League’s state Board of Directors.

Lunch will be offered. A $10 contribution is suggested.

For more information, contact [email protected]

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