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Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, January 12, 2018
 
Noon-2PM Green Valley Unit Meeting. The Green Valley Unit of the LWVGT will meet in the Mohave Room, 2nd floor of the La Perla building on the La Posada campus. Bring a sack lunch. Freda Johnson will lead the discussion on Program Planning for LWVUS and LWVGT 2018-20. Please bring your membership handbooks to refer to for League positions. For more information call Sue Girardeau, 648-7969
Monday, January 15, 2018
 
  Legislative Day Signup Deadline. Fellow Members, TODAY is the signup deadline for the Legislative Day trip on February 7th!
Thursday, January 18, 2018
 
11:30-1:00pm Midtown Unit Meeting. Topic: 2018/2019 LWVUS and LWVGT Position Discussions/Decisions. Speakers: Sue DeArmond and Freda Johnson. Meet at the Ward III Office, 1510 E. Grant Road.
Saturday, January 20, 2018
 
9:30AM - 12:00PM Voter Education Program: Health Care. Held at El Rio Administration + The Historic Manning House, 450 W. Paseo Redondo in Ballroom B. Please park and enter at the back of the building.

Topic: How Are You and Your Loved Ones Impacted By Changing Healthcare?

Join us to hear from local experts in the field of healthcare. Our panelists will be speaking about care from the prospective of an aging population, new collaborative initiatives in Tucson concerning social determinants of health and end of life planning, health benefits and coverage. Experts confirmed include W. Mark Clark, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pima Council on Aging, Nancy Johnson, RN, PhD, CEO, El Rio Community Health Center. Also, on the panel will be health insurance executive, Julia Strange, V.P. for Community Benefit for Tucson Medical Center. She is an award winning advocate for patients, families and communities across the entire state.

The Historic Manning House houses the administrative offices of El Rio Community Health Center, a not-profit providing healthcare to 96,000 people in our community. Our Voter Education program coordinator, Brenda Goldsmith, El Rio Foundation's Executive Director, and LWVGT board member, will host our presentation at the Manning House. An optional tour will follow the presentation.

Monday, January 22, 2018
 
5:30PM-7PM Midtown Unit Evening Meeting. Please join us at the Ward 6 Office, 3202 E. 1st St., Tucson 85716 for Voter Registration Training with Sue Webb Lukomski and Program Planning for 2018-19, LWVGT & LWVUS led by Sue DeArmond
Monday, January 22, 2018
 
1PM Operation Streamline Observation. Meet in the lobby of the U.S. District Court Building at 405 W. Congress St., at the SW corner of Congress and Alameda. The Northwest unit invites all League members to view Operation Streamline. Court is in session from 1:30-3:30 and as many as 70 immigrants are judged in that time!

Please RSVP to Judy Moll, judymoll18@gmail.com or call 548-1884. The January 9 NW unit and the February Voter Education Meeting are both on immigration and this field trip will help us understand what some of the issues are that illegal immigrants have to endure.

There is parking across Congress to the north. Phones are not allowed.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
 
10AM- noon, approximately. Eastside Unit Meeting. Please meet at 7301 E. Speedway, going north on Prudence. Tour of Resource Recovery, where junk is recycled instead of going into the landfill. Please, sign-up with Phylis Carnahan 520-885-3271.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
 
  Legislative Day. Members need to RSVP to the LWVGT office as soon as possible. The cost is $10/person to cover lunch and materials. Members are asked to visit their own legislators after lunch. There will be talking points available for the discussion. We will be carpooling.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
 
2:00 pm Northwest Unit Meeting. Meet at Ascension Lutheran Church at 1220 W. Magee, across the street from the Golder Ranch Fire Station. Please drive around behind the church and enter at the back door.

Amelia Cramer with the Pima County Attorneys Office will speak to us about the Justice Coordinating Council (see related article in the Voter).

Thursday, February 15, 2018
 
11:30-1:00pm Midtown Unit Meeting. Topic: Programs of the YWCA. Speaker: John-Peter Wilhite, YWCA Southern Arizona. Meet at the Ward III Office, 1510 E. Grant Road.
Saturday, February 17, 2018
 
  Voter Education Program. When Immigration Hits a Wall: Life in the Borderlands Location: Joel D. Valdez Pima County Public Library
101 N. Stone, Lower Level 1 Mtg. Rm
Time: 9:30 am refreshments, 10 am + 12 pm program
Friday, March 2, 2018
 
7:30AM Issues and Eggs. Issues and Eggs will be held on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Ballroom, 445 S. Alvernon Way, at 7:30 a.m. The topic is "Health of our Children in Poverty: Why We Must Care." The cost is $50 per person. Guests are welcome. Please RSVP to League@LwVGT.org; or 520-327-7652 or you can print a form to mail or register online using a credit card. (click here)
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
 
2:00 pm Northwest Unit Meeting. to be announced
Thursday, March 15, 2018
 
11:30-1:00pm Midtown Unit Meeting. Topic: The Line Becomes a River, Border Patrol Memoir. Speaker: Author, Francisco Cantu. Meet at the Ward III Office, 1510 E. Grant Road.
Saturday, March 17, 2018
 
  Voter Education Program. Tucson's Air: Still Breathable in 25 Years? Location: Joel D. Valdez Pima County Public Library
101 N. Stone, Lower Level 1 Mtg. Rm
Time: 9:30 am refreshments, 10 am + 12 pm program
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
 
2:00 pm Northwest Unit Meeting. to be announced
Thursday, April 19, 2018
 
11:30-1:00pm Midtown Unit Meeting. Topic: Productive Conversations Between People who Disagree. Speaker, Catherine Tornbom, Center for Community Dialogue. Meet at the Ward III Office, 1510 E. Grant Road.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
 
  Annual Meeting. Details to follow.
Friday, April 27, 2018
 
  LWVAZ Meeting. 4/27-4/29 held in Tucson. Details to follow.