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Safety Council

Engage Estero Safety Council is made of volunteers serving as a voice for the citizens of greater Estero on safety and transportation priorities and issues. We advocate for related solutions to Village, County, and State Government organizations.

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Driving Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility!

Driving Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility!

One of the major causes of vehicular accidents is distracted driving. We have entered the “100 Deadliest Days” - the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal teen crashes increase dramatically. Parents are the best line of defense to ensure a safe ride!...

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Corkscrew Road: What is going on, and when?

Corkscrew Road: What is going on, and when?

Corkscrew Road: What is going on, and when? (Written by Mark Novitski, Consultant to Engage Estero) Updated May 2024 Corkscrew Road Updates Corkscrew Road Widening – Jump to: Ben Hill Griffin to the East side of Bella Terra East side of Bella Terra to Alico Road Three...

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Environment Council

Engage Estero Environment Council is a volunteer group focusing on improving water and air quality and mitigating and eliminating the effects of climate warming in greater Estero.

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Health Council

Engage Estero Community Health Council comprises health* and safety-minded volunteers who think about community health comprehensively with a common desire to improve the overall health of the citizens of greater Estero.

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The “Skinny” On Obesity

The “Skinny” On Obesity

By Robert P. Belin, M.D. Chairperson, Health and Wellness Breckenridge, Golf and Tennis Club, and member of Engage Estero’s Health Council For the first time, the FDA has approved medication for weight loss! So, why is this important and in the news non-stop? It’s...

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Education Council

Engage Estero mobilizes volunteers in our schools, sponsors scholarships, and promotes the involvement of the community through announcements and public forums.

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Updates on Issues of Impact

Engage Estero believes the best way to get a community involved is to make sure they are aware of the issues impacting their future, and know how to impact those decisions before they are made. We conduct and publish original research and articles aimed at getting residents Engaged.

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Social Justice in Education

March 6, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am EST

The League of Women Voters of Lee County invites League members and the public to a virtual educational event on Social Justice in Education, Saturday, March 6, 2021, 9:30-11:00am.  Speakers include:

  • Charlotte Nycklemoe, Co-Chair, Juvenile Justice Action Team, League of Women Voters of Florida
  • David Newlan, Executive Director, Safety, Security & Emergency Management, School District of Lee County
  • Tommy Bowens, Principal, Success Academy, School District of Lee County

The League of Women Voters has a long history of concern and action to promote social and economic justice and equity and quality in education.  The League supports responsible government that is open, effective, efficient, and provides leadership and coordination to solve economic and social issues and to assure needed services to all citizens; this includes funding for programs that prevent or reduce poverty, promote self-sufficiency, and enhance the quality of life and the well-being of individuals.   Effective prevention and intervention are proven to strengthen families and communities, ensure children are healthy, safe, prepared to learn, and to have viable life choices.

The League of Women Voters of Lee County advocates for increased and adequate investment in Lee County’s children and their families including prevention and intervention, early learning programs that give children the start they need, behavioral health and alternatives to incarceration, and an ongoing system for identifying and addressing human service issues and needs such as a Children’s Services Council.

Additional information on studies and resources include:  The Cost of School Policing What Florida’s Students have paid for a pretense of security 2018-19  The Cost of School Policing Report 2018-19[112600].pdf – Google Drive, Juvenile Justice – League of Women Voters of Florida (lwvfl.org),  Education – League of Women Voters of Florida (lwvfl.org)

The League of Women Voters of Lee County Florida is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy.  information on the programs and issues of the League of Women Voters is available on the web at www.lwv.orgwww.lwvfl.org, and www.lwvlee.org.     239-278-1032.

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Date:
March 6, 2021
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am EST
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Website:
https://my.lwv.org/florida/lee-county/calendar

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League of Women Voters
Phone
239-278-1032
Email
reservations@lwvlee.org
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