Making Democracy Work

Membership Meetings

March 14, 2018: School Funding Is Everyone's Business

On March 14, 2018, the League of Women Voters of Hilton Head Island/Bluffton Area sponsored a Public Information Forum on South Carolina Public School Funding: School Funding is Everyone's Business

To hear what leaders and experts said at our forum, visit these links:

YouTube League Education Forum Pt. 1

YouTube League Education Forum Pt. 2

Forum moderator: Dr. Barbara S. Nielsen, SC Superintendent of Education 1992-1998

Forum participants:

  • Josh Gruber, Interim Executive Director, Beaufort County Government
  • Tonya Crosby, Chief Financial Officer, Beaufort County School District
  • Dr. Holley Ulbrich, Distinguished Professor Emerita of Economics at Clemson University, Consultant/ Policy Analyst on Public Finance

Supporting slides from Dr. Ulbrich's presentation on Education funding in South Carolina

"Creating the Beloved Community" Conversations

In the spirit of Martin Luther King, the League sponsored a series of conversations on race relations in our communities.

If you missed the January 11, 2017 conversation or simply want to revisit it, here, courtesy of WSAV, is a link:

Creating the Beloved Community

Membership Meetings Summaries

Meeting summaries are included in monthly editions of the Lighthouse newsletter on this website.