Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, March 31, 2017
Noon - 2pm
Cedars of Dexter Clubhouse
411 Cedars Lane
Dexter, MI
Lunch & Learn - Focus on Redistricting. LUNCH: Delicious lunch buffet for $6 cash or BYO.

Registration required go to SignUpGenius

DISCUSSION: LWVMI Powerpoint: "Should Politicians Choose Their Voters?"
BACKGROUND READING:
Gerrymandering In America by Anthony McGann, et al
Rat Fu#%&*@ed: the true story behind secret plan to steal America's Democracy by David Dailey

Lunch and Learn is held on the fourth Friday of each month unless otherwise posted.

Saturday, April 1, 2017
10:00 - NOON
Westgate Branch of the Ann Arbor Library
2503 Jackson Ave
Ann Arbor
3rd Training Session for Redistricting Presenters. Help get out the word about Redistricting - Be a Presenter. Come to a training session to learn how to use the League's power point presentation so that you can be a Presenter and share it with community groups interested in learning about this important topic. Registration is required - go to SignUpGenius (For members only)
Friday, April 7, 2017
noon - 2 pm
Cedars of Dexter Clubhouse
411 Cedars Lane
Dexter, MI
SECOND SITTING - Lunch and Learn about Redistricting. There has been so much interest that we have scheduled a second L&L to discuss the LWVMI redistricting presentation.

The event is for LWV-AAA members and REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AT SignUpGenius

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
11:30 - 1:00
UM Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom (1110)
735 S. State Street, Ann Arbor
Emerging research on fracking and water policy: A panel discussion. Ford School of Public Policy public event. For information click HERE
Monday, April 24, 2017
7:00 -8:30pm
Ann Arbor District Library - Westgate Branch
2503 Jackson Ave (In Westgate Shopping Center)
Ann Arbor
PUBLIC EVENT: National Popular Vote Compact Explained. The Electoral College vs. the popular vote. Can we eliminate the Electoral College without a constitutional amendment? Should we?

Speaker: League member John Chamberlin, UM Professor Emeritus of Public Policy, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
12:30-1:30 pm
State Capitol steps
East Lansing, MI
EQUAL PAY LEGISLATIVE DAY. Join us April 25th in Lansing for the 9:30 am Michigan Pay Day Legislative Briefing by registering, and the 12:30 pm Rally on the steps of the state Capital, open to the public. For more information

LWV-MI is a co-sponsor of the event.

Friday, April 28, 2017
Noon- 2pm
Cedars of Dexter Clubhouse
411 Cedars Lane
Dexter, MI
Lunch and Learn. Lunch: Delicious lunch buffet for $6 cash or BYO.

Registration required go to SignUpGenius

DISCUSSION: Global Warming 101
Speaker: John R. Barker
Professor Emeritus in Atmospheric Science
U of M School of Engineering
Dept. of Climate and Space Science and Engineering (CLASP)

Lunch and Learn is held on the fourth Friday of each month unless otherwise posted.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
All Day
Your Local Polling Place ELECTION DAY. Schools Proposals

For details go to Washtenaw County Clerk website at http://www.ewashtenaw.org/government/clerk_register/elections/frontpage

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
7 pm
TBD ANNUAL MEETING. Guest Speaker will be Douglas Koop, Legacy Land Conservancy
Friday, May 19, 2017-Sunday, May 21, 2017
 
Kellogg Center
East Lansing, MI
State League Convention. Theme is Building a Strong Democracy. Workshops, plenary sessions, convention banquet PLUS a chance to meet and get acquainted with League members from all around the state. Each local League sends representatives according to their membership.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
All Day
Your Local Polling Place ELECTION DAY. Primary elections for Cities. For details go to Washtenaw County Clerk website at http://www.ewashtenaw.org/government/clerk_register/elections/frontpage
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
All Day
Your Local Polling Place ELECTION DAY. City Elections. For details go to Washtenaw County Clerk website at http://www.ewashtenaw.org/government/clerk_register/elections/frontpage