Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
1:30PM
Meridian Township Fire Department Community Room 5000 Okemos Road, Okemos. Environment Committee Meeting. Tuesday, January 28 -- Environment Committee Meeting. 1:30 p.m. Meridian Township Fire Department Community Room 5000 Okemos Road, Okemos.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
5:30-6:30pm
Meridian Township Fire Department Community Room, 5000 Okemos Road, Okemos Voter Registration Workshop. Wednesday, January 22 -- Voter Registration Workshop. 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Meridian Township Fire Department Community Room, 5000 Okemos Road, Okemos.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
1:30p
Meridian Township Fire Department Community Room 5000 Okemos Road, Okemos Environment Committee Meeting. Environment Committee Meeting. Tuesday, January 28 -- 1:30 p.m. Meridian Township Fire Department Community Room 5000 Okemos Road, Okemos.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
6-7:30p
Delta Township Public Library, 5130 Davenport Dr, Lansing. Making Democracy Work: Town Hall Meeting. Wednesday, January 29 -- Making Democracy Work: Town Hall Meeting, 6 to 7:30 pm. Delta Township Public Library, 5130 Davenport Dr, Lansing.
Friday, January 31, 2020
All Day
  Last Day to Sign Up for Consumers Energy Audit. Friday, January 31 -- Last Day to Sign Up for Consumers Energy Audit. See item below for information on how to help LWVLA earn money from your participation.
Saturday, February 1, 2020
9:30a-4:00p
Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery in Detroit Centennial Field Trip to Detroit to view "The 19th Amendment at 100: Women's Voices Then and Now". February 1, 2020, 9:30a-4:00p, Centennial Field Trip to Detroit to view "The 19th Amendment at 100: Women's Voices Then and Now" at the Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery in Detroit. Open to the public. Bus trip. For information click here LWVLA Feb 1 Bus Trip Flyer
Monday, February 3, 2020-Friday, February 7, 2020
TBD
Participating Schools Centennial Poster Contest Distribution. February 3-7 Distribution of Centennial Poster Contest Packets to schools Poster Contest for 100th Anniversary of Women Voting
Monday, February 10, 2020
11:30a-1:00p
Spartan Hall of Fame Cafe, 1601 Lake Lansing Road, East Lansing. Wenona Singel speaker "Indians and the Right to Vote.". League Lunch. 11:30 am to 1 pm. Wenona Singel, Deputy Legal Counsel to the Office of the Governor, will speak on "Indians and the Right to Vote." Spartan Hall of Fame Cafe, 1601 Lake Lansing Road, East Lansing. RSVP to ElaineDiFilwvl@gmail.com
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
10-11:30am
Grand Traverse Pie Co., East Lansing LWVLA Book Group. Tuesday, February 11 -- "Sharp", by Michelle Dean, Book Discussion Group. 10 to 11:30 am. Grand Traverse Pie, 1403 E. Grand River, East Lansing.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
6-8pm
Grand Ledge District Library, 131 E. Jefferson St., Grand Ledge Making Democracy Work: Town Hall Meeting. LWVLA is holding a Making Democracy Work: Town Hall Meeting at the Grand Ledge District Library, 131 E. Jefferson St., Thursday, February 13, 2020, 6-8pm. Discussion will include new voter rules, 2020 census, and redistricting.
Friday, February 14, 2020
All Day
Leagues all across Michigan The League of Women Voters of the United States 100th Anniversary. On Friday, February 14, 2020, the League of Women Voters of the United States will turn 100 years old. For this milestone anniversary, Leagues all across Michigan will celebrate our history, our future and the power of our members by participating in an official "Day of Action".
Saturday, February 15, 2020
10:30a-12p
East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. Gun Violence Prevention Committee Meeting. Saturday, February 15 -- Gun Violence Prevention Committee Meeting. 10:30 am to 12 noon. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
7pm
United Methodist Church, 1120 S. Harrison, East Lansing "A Citizens Guide to Following the Money + At least some of it....". Tuesday, February 18 -- "A Citizens Guide to Following the Money -- At least some of it." 7 pm. Simon Schuster, Director of Michigan Campaign Finance Network in cooperation with Peace Education Center. United Methodist Church, 1120 S. Harrison, East Lansing. All are invited.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
1:30p
Meridian Township Fire Department Community Room, 5000 Okemos Road, Okemos. Environment Committee Meeting. Tuesday, February 25 -- Environment Committee meeting. 1:30 p.m. Meridian Township Fire Department Community Room, 5000 Okemos Road, Okemos.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
All Day
Your local polling place, or by Absentee Ballot Michigan Presidential Primary.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
10-11:30 am.
Grand Traverse Pie, 1403 E. Grand River, East Lansing. LWVLA Book Group. LWVLA Book Discussion Group. 10 am to 11:30. The book is "In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History" by Mitch Landrieu. Grand Traverse Pie Company, 1403 E Grand River Ave, East Lansing. All are invited.
Monday, March 16, 2020
11:30a-1:00p
TBD LWVLA League Luncheon. Monday, March 16 -- League Lunch. 11:30 am to 1 pm. "Gun Violence Prevention in Central Michigan and Reforms in the Criminal Justice System." Carol Siemon, Ingham County Prosecutor. Location to be determined.
Saturday, March 21, 2020
TBD
Kellogg Center, Michigan State University. Fate of the Earth Symposium.. Saturday, March 21 -- Fate of the Earth Symposium. LWVLA Environment Committee panel of speakers on "Local Governments and Climate Emergency Resolutions. Kellogg Center, Michigan State University. Time to be announced.
Saturday, March 21, 2020
10:30a-12p
East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. Gun Violence Prevention Committee Meeting. Gun Violence Prevention Committee Meeting. Saturday, March 21 -- Gun Violence Prevention Committee Meeting. 10:30 am to 12 noon. East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
 
  Deadline for Centennial Poster Contest. April 1, 2020 - Deadline for Centennial Poster Contest
Monday, April 13, 2020
11:30a-1:00p
Spartan Hall of Fame Cafe, 1601 Lake Lansing Road, East Lansing LWVLA League Luncheon. Monday, April 13 -- League Lunch. 11:30 am to 1 pm. "Hallie Quinn Brown: The Black Suffragette." Pat Quinn, President of The Links Lansing/East Lansing Chapter. Spartan Hall of Fame Cafe, 1601 Lake Lansing Road, East Lansing. RSVP to ElaineDiFilwvl@gmail.com
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
TBD
Eagle Eye Golf Course Convention Center
Chandler Road, E. Lansing.
LWVLA 2020 Annual Meeting. May 20, 2020. LWVLA 2020 Annual Meeting, featuring Michigan's Secretary of State, Jocelyn Benson, as speaker at this year's Annual Meeting. More details to come.
Monday, June 8, 2020
11:30a-1p
TBD LWVLA League Luncheon. June 8, 2020 - George Sinas- No Fault Insurance. Luncheon Meeting. He is a senior shareholder in Sinas Dramis Law Firm in Lansing, Michigan. Much of his practice is dedicated to Michigan auto no-fault insurance litigation.