Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

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Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, August 19, 2019
 
  LEAGUE OFFICE OPENS. THE OFFICE RE-OPENS AND WILL BE STAFFED MONDAY TO FRIDAY, 10:00 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
 
9:30 a.m. Social
10:00 a.m. Program
Eastside Unit Meeting. Discuss the pro/con arguments of these issues:
Should government pay tuition at colleges, universities and vocational schools so anyone who wants can attend for free?
Should the government pay for student debt?

Questions: e-mail Phylis Carnahan, prcarnahan@gmail.com

Location: Eastside City Offices Ward 2, 7575 E. Speedway

MEETINGS ARE FREE AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
 
1:00-3:00 p.m. Midtown/NW Unit Meeting. Diverstiy, Equity, and Inclusion in LWVGT: What Is It? Why Does It Matter?

Speakers: Judy Wood, past president, and unit member Murryelle Bothwell willdiscuss why our League created the DEI Committee, the scope of the effort, and help us recognize our implicit biases.

Location: Golder Ranch Fire Station, 1175 W. Magee Road

MEETINGS ARE FREE AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.

Friday, September 13, 2019
 
12 Noon Green Valley Unit Meeting. Speaker: Alex La Pierre, representing the cross-border organization "Border Community Alliance", which sponsors cross-border tours, lectures, student internship programs and more.

Location: La Posada campus, La Vista building, Madera Room (third floor).

Attendees are encouraged to bring a light lunch to eat while business is conducted. The speaker's presentation will begin at 12:30 p.m.

MEETINGS ARE FREE and MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.

Saturday, September 14, 2019
 
9:00 - 3:00 pm Moderator Training Workshop. To be held at the Manning House, 450 West Paseo Redondo. A maximum of 24 people will be trained on how to be a more experienced moderator for political debates and/or forums. Click for more Details and to Register
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
 
Noon - 2:00 p.m. Voter Services Program & Meeting. F. Ann Rodriguez, Pima County Recorder, will speak about newly passed legislation and its impact on voting.

Following our speaker, VS coordinators briefly will share the role of their respective area of responsibility and the volunteer support needed to ensure the success of each program.

Location: Martha Cooper Library, 1377 N. Catalina Avenue, Tucson

All LWVGT members are encouraged to attend ... socialize, learn, and decide where you can help.

Questions: Contact Sara Shifrin, League@lwvgt.com or 520-327-7652

Saturday, September 21, 2019
 
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. LWVGT Voter Education Program. The Electoral College: Shouldn't the Presidential Candidate With The Most Votes Win?

The Electoral College is an extraordinarily complex system for electing a President. Has it become a reckless gamble that U.S. voters make every four years?

Panelists: Barbara Norrander, professor in the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona and Constantin Querard, conservative political consultant based in Arizona;founder and President of Grassroots Partners, LLC and Grassroots Direct, LLC

Location: Joel Valdez Library, 101 N Stone Ave, Tucson; Lower level meeting room. Free parking.

OUR VOTER EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND THE PUBLIC IS ALWAYS WELCOME.

Monday, September 23, 2019
 
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Mid-Town Evening Unit. Speaker: Mark Kimble of Citizens Clean Elections.

Topic: the Arizona Clean Elections Commission ... its history, recent changes in Arizona law, and related current issues in our state and country.

Location: Woods Memorial Library, 3455 N 1st Avenue, Tucson

MEETINGS ARE FREE AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
 
9:30 a.m. Social
10:00 a.m. Program
Eastside Unit Meeting. AFGHANISTAN...A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE FROM 1970 TO PRESENT

Anna Hacker, was a teacher in Afghanistan from 1970 to 1974; she taught in other countries and was in educational sales. In 2006, she returned and over the next few years she funded and built an educational center in Kabul for street working children and vulnerable women. She will share her experiences, note the changes over the years, display photos from Afghanistan, and have some Afghan items available for purchase. Any sales/donations will be used for a scholarship fund.

Location: Eastside City Offices Ward 2, 7575 E. Speedway

OUR MEETINGS ARE FREE AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Midtown/NW Unit Meeting. The Balancing Act: Development, Urban Heat Islands, and Water.

Speakers: The Pima County planner and Oro Valley planner and water director will discuss these issues related to NW Tucson. New developments are popping up everywhere: are they a good thing?

Location: Golder Ranch Fire Station, 1175 W. Magee Road

MEETINGS ARE FREE AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.

Friday, October 11, 2019
 
12 Noon Green Valley Unit Meeting. Topic/Speaker: To Be Announced

Location: La Posada campus, La Vista building, Madera Room (third floor).

Attendees are encouraged to bring a light lunch to eat while business is conducted. The speaker's presentation will begin at 12:30 p.m.

MEETINGS ARE FREE and MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
 
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Voter Service Program & Meeting. Speaker & Topic to be announced.

Following our speaker, VS coordinators briefly will share the role of their respective area of responsibility and the volunteer support needed to ensure the success of each program.

Location: Woods Memorial Library, 3455 N 1st Avenue, Tucson

All LWVGT members are encouraged to attend ... socialize, learn, and decide where you can help.

Questions: Contact Sara Shifrin, League@lwvgt.com or 520-327-7652