League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County Invites Public to Three Informative and FREE Zoom Events in June & July


Tackling Climate Change in Palm Beach County – June 9

Legislative Wrap-up – June 16

Cultural Impact Post-Pandemic – July 7 

(West Palm Beach, FL – May 17, 2021) The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County (LWVPBC)today invited concerned adults to three timely, informative and FREE Zoom events in June and July:

Wednesday, June 9 at 6 pm

Spotlight on the Environment:

Tackling Climate Change in Palm Beach County

Guest Speakers:

+ Katelyn Cucinatta, M.A., an analyst for Palm Beach County’s Office of Resilience with a background in coastal conservation, wildlife policy, renewable energy and environmental science.

+ Rebecca Harvey, M.S., Boynton Beach’s first Sustainability Coordinator who leads the City’s environmental sustainability and resilience efforts, including reducing carbon emissions and helping diverse residents and business owners adapt to the impacts of climate change.

+ Lindsey Roland Nieratka, M.S., Manager of Boca Raton’s Office of Sustainability and former Sustainability Coordinator for the City of Hollywood, FL.

Topic: Learn the results of a climate change vulnerability assessment recently completed by the Coastal Resilience Partnership of Southeast Palm Beach County (CRP), a group consisting of the County and seven jurisdictions along the coast. The CRP studied 12 specific climate change threats in order to provide a baseline understanding of the potential risks to the communities and to identify possible adaption strategies.

How to Connect:

Register for this Zoom webinar at:


Wednesday, June 16 at Noon

Hot Topic Discussion:

Post-Legislative Session Update

Guest Speaker: Ed Chase, Palm BeachCounty’s Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Community Engagement. He formerly served as District Director for U.S. Rep. Tom Lewis for eight years and U.S. Rep. Mark Foley for five years and was Executive Director of the Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation from 2001-2010, President and CEO of the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce from 2010-2012 and was an executive with a local publishing and media company before returning to Palm Beach County government service in 2019.

Topic: The 2021 Florida Legislative Session, including the bills that were enacted into law and how they will impact Palm Beach County.

How to Connect:

To register for this Zoom Discussion, please visit:


Wednesday, July 7 at 6 pm

Conversations with the League:

Cultural Impact:

Surviving & Thriving Post-Pandemic

Guest Speaker: Dave Lawrence, President & CEO of the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County. Before moving to South Florida in 2018, he served as President & CEO of the Arts Council of Indianapolis.

Topic: Local initiatives to provide direct funding to the cultural sector, the success of the Artist Innovation Fellowship program, and financial assistance now available to help local cultural organizations recover post-pandemic.

How to Connect:

To connect with this Zoom Conversation, please visit:


About the League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County:

The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County is a nonpartisan political organization of women and men of all ages and backgrounds, encouraging informed and active participation in government through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters of the United States believes that voting is a fundamental citizen right that must be guaranteed. For more information, please visit www.lwvpbc.org or www.facebook.com/lwvpbc.