SAINT LEO — Nancy Tate, executive director of the League of Women Voters of the United States, will speak at 7 p.m., Wednesday, September 26, on “Democracy in Action” at Saint Leo University in the east Pasco County town of Saint Leo. The presentation is free and open to the public.
Tate’s presentation kicks off the University Speaker Series for the academic year at Saint Leo University (www.saintleo.edu) and commemorates Constitution Day, which notes the date the Constitution was signed (September 17, 1787) by our nation’s founders.
Tate will speak about the League, a national nonpartisan organization that has worked for more than 90 years to engage citizens in the democratic process by providing information about elections, the voting process, and voter participation. Tate also brings her audience insights into the role female voters play in elections and the levels of participation by younger voters––topics of high interest in this election year. She has been executive director of the national organization since 2000.
Saint Leo’s University Campus is located at 33701 State Road 52, four miles east of Interstate 75 (Exit 285. The presentation will be held in the Greenfelder-Denlinger Boardrooms of the Student Community Center. More information about the speaker series is available from Allyson Marino, director of fine arts events, at (352) 588-8662 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media information: Contact Jo-Ann Johnston, Saint Leo University media coordinator, at (352) 588-8237 or email@example.com.