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Wednesday, October 21
7:30 PM via Zoom
Election and Voting Security in the United States
U-M Professor Walter
R. Mebane Jr.
We are asking that members register for the event so that we know how many participants will attend. The event is open to the public. If you are not a member, please register below and you will receive the Zoom link. Space is limited to the first 100 participants. The program will also be taped and available on the Branch website should you be unable to join
Learn about election security concerns across the United States, methods to detect problems, and approaches to mitigate them.
Walter R. Mebane, Jr., U-M Professor of Political Science and Professor of Statistics, was a member of Michigan’s Election Security Task Force. His current research concerns election forensics, which develops statistical and computational tools to verify the accuracy of election results. His work includes analysis of U.S. presidential elections and many other elections. He has developed Bayesian models to detect frauds and a Twitter Election Observatory to monitor American elections.
Wednesday, November 18 at 12:30 PM via Zoom
What the Eyes Don’t See: An update on the Flint water crisis
Speaker: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP is founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, an innovative and model public health program in Flint, Michigan. A pediatrician, scientist, activist and author, she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for her role in uncovering the Flint Water Crisis and leading recovery efforts, and was recently included in USA Today’s list of Women of the Century, which recognized the accomplishments of women from the last 100 years.
We are asking that members register for the event so that we know how many participants will attend. Space is limited to the first 100 participants. The program will also be taped and available on the Branch website should you be unable to join.
Dr. Hanna-Attisha’s book, What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City, was a selection of Michigan Humanities’ Great Michigan Read. It can be purchased using the following links:
Literati bookstore, Ann Arbor:
[available for curbside pickup or shipped to your home at Media Mail rate]
Dr. Hanna-Attisha won’t be with us in person to autograph copies, but if you would like to receive a signed sticker to add to your book, please send your request to Barbara Petoskey [firstname.lastname@example.org] no later than November 20. Please include your postal address.
The AAUW Ann Arbor Book Sale raises money for scholarships and supports the mission of AAUW. If you would like to support AAUW Ann Arbor in these efforts, a donation can be made either by mail or online. The AAUW Ann Arbor Branch is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization ; therefore, your donation may be tax deductible. Your contributions are appreciated!
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AAUW Ann Arbor Branch
c/o Financial Treasurer
P.O. Box 2806
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
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The 100th Birthday of the 19th Amendment
AAUW Ann Arbor celebrated the 100th birthday of the 19th Amendment with speaker Elizabeth Homer. Discover more events across Washtenaw County all year at votesforwomen100.org.
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