Making Democracy Work

Make Democracy Work!

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Our Local League

The League of Women Voters Jacksonville First Coast spans Duval, Nassau, Clay, and St. Johns Counties.

Speakers Series Features Dr. Parvez Ahmed

"Between Fear and Hope: Reconciliation or Resistance."

Please join us for lunch and hear Dr. Parvez Ahmed, who will address the impact of elections, particularly on minority communities

Dr. Ahmed is Director of Graduate Programs and Professor of Finance at the Coggin College of Business, University of North Florida (UNF). In 2009 he was named a U.S. Fulbright Scholar. His research work has appeared in several major academic journals. In addition, he coauthored a book titled, "Mutual Funds + Fifty Years of Research Findings." He also writes editorials about Islam and the American Muslim experience. Dr. Ahmed teaches a special course titled, "Islam-the faith, the people and their politics," at UNF. He currently serves on the boards of Museum of Science and History and the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville. In 2010 Folio Weekly named him "Person of the Year." In 2014 he was awarded the Silver Medallion Humanitarian Award by OneJax. In 2015 he was named Arthur Vining Davis Fellow to the Aspen Ideas Festival. In 2016 he was awarded the Desmond Tutu Peace and Reconciliation Award from UNF.

When: Wednesday, December 7, 11:30-1:00pm

Where: Season's 52 at the St. Johns Town Center, 5096 Big Island Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32246.

RSVP: Nora Manahan email: or 904-476-6443

Cost: $20 includes a selected menu

Reserve your seat today!!

St. Johns Unit Meetings

Beginning December 2, monthly meetings will be held on the First Friday of each month -

Meeting Time 10:00 am - 12:00 am

Where: St. Augustine Beach City Hall, 2200 A1A South, St. Augustine Beach, Florida

No RSVP Required

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