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Calendar of Events

Events listed here are open to the public, unless otherwise noted. Please note that co-sponsorship of an event does not imply endorsement of any of the speakers, groups, or the points of view expressed.
Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
7 pm
PCC Building, Raptor Room
3921 E. Bayshore Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
LWVPA Board Meeting - All members are welcome.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
SEIU Local 521
2302 Zanker Road
San Jose, CA 95131
League Leadership Academy. Learn to tell powerful stories and deliver persuasive messages to move your audiences to action! See League Leadership Academy for more information and to register your attendance. Or go directly to the flyer.

For League leaders and our community partners. Maximum 50 people.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
7 - 9 pm
Cubberley Theater
4120 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA 94306
How to Navigate Information in a World of Fake News and Alternative Facts. Please join us for a lively panel discussion on, "How to Navigate Information in a World of Fake News and Alternative Facts." Our panel of experts will include:

  • Stanford Economist Matthew Gentzkow, co-author, Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election
  • Sarah McGrew, researcher at the Stanford Graduate School of Education and one of the co-authors of the recent report "EVALUATING INFORMATION: THE CORNERSTONE OF CIVIC ONLINE REASONING," which found that college students have trouble judging the credibility of online information
  • Tech reporter Daisuke Wakabayashi of the New York Times, formerly with the Wall Street Journal

The moderator will be Dan Russell, search expert at Google.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
7:00 pm
PCC Building, Raptor Room
3921 E. Bayshore Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
LWVPA Board Meeting - All members are welcome.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
7:30 pm
Megan Swezey Fogarty's home New Member Orientation + Action postcard writing.