January 25-28, 2017 (FAWL Dates TBA)
in conjunction with The Florida Bar Winter Meeting
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Orlando
April 3-5, 2017
Annual Meeting & Awards Gala
June 21-24, 2017 (FAWL Dates TBA)
in conjunction with The Florida Bar Annual Meeting
Boca Raton Resort & Club
Today, all across the nation, the fairness and impartiality of courts is threatened by powerful special interests seeking to tip the scales of justice in their favor.
The success or failure of special interest efforts to weaken the courts rests on their ability to mislead voters, particularly if voters lack sufﬁcient knowledge about how impartial courts uphold the rule of law.
Voters must protect fair courts and equal justice for all by exercising an informed vote.
We encourage FAWL members to give or organize presentations within their local communities. FAWL and the Informed Voters Project of the National
Association of Women Judges, as well as The Florida Bar Benchmarks: Raising the Bar on Civics Education program, can help! Please utilize our new, interactive toolkit for the occasion to keep audiences fully engaged, and not just passively sitting.
The new FAWL toolkit has everything you need to organize an Informed Voters Project presentation. "Audiences love Benchmarks," said Judge Michelle Sisco, chair of The Florida Bar’s Constitutional Judiciary Committee that developed the program. "They learn a lot and have fun, too…"
Informed Voter Website
FAWL Informed Voter Project Training Video
FAWL Informed Voter Project Toolkit (Dropbox Files)
Thank You To Our Annual Sponsors!
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ALL FAWL EVENTS THURSDAY JANUARY 26
8:30 – 9 a.m. FAWL Board of Directors Continental Breakfast (Buffet in meeting room) SUN D (4556 SF)
9 – Noon FAWL Board of Directors Meeting (U-Shape for 50 plus LCD support package) SUN D (4556 SF)
1:30 – 4 p.m. FAWL CLE [Title TBA] (expect 70 people, crescent rounds of 5 plus LCD support package) TAMPA 1-2-3 (2269 SF)
6 – 8 p.m. FAWL Reception (expect 50 people, scattered cocktail rounds plus F&B) CAPTIVA 1-2 (1364 SF)