Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Events listed here are open to the public, and admission is generally free unless otherwise noted. Note that if a location is underlined, you can click on the address to get directions. Please contact the League for more information at (650)903-0600 or email

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
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
7 - 9 p.m.
Garden Court Hotel
520 Cowper St.
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Summer Social. Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian will be featured. Remarks are expected to include the Buena Vista saga.

Coffee, dessert and socializing will precede the speaker.

Thursday, August 20, 2015
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Heritage Theater
1 W. Campbell Ave
Campbell, CA 95008
Naturization Ceremony/ Voter Registration. Opportunity to register new citizens. Very rewarding.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
5:30 p.m.
Santa Clara County Government Center, Isaac Newton Senter Auditorium
70 W. Hedding St.
San Jose, CA 95110.
PUBLIC HEARING, SELECT COMMITTEE ON THE STATUS OF GIRLS AND WOMEN OF COLOR. Assemblymember Nora Campos of the Select Committee on the Status of Girls and Women of Color would like to formally invite you to its first of several public input hearings, kicking off in San Jose.

This hearing will examine what factors impact the lives of women and girls of color and their families. Specifically, what promotes success? What limits success? Concerns addressed in these hearings will help create the platform that this committee will use for future select committee hearings and future policy.

Visit the event page to obtain free tickets...

For all the details see the event flyer...

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
4 p.m.
Olson residence Higher Education Planning Meeting.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
  Women's Equality Day.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
7:00- 9:30
Gerard residence LWVPA Board Meeting. All LWVPA members are welcome to attend.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
10:30 - 12:30
First Republic Bank
400 S. San Antonio Rd.
Los Altos, Ca 94022
Santa Clara County Council Meets.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
11:45 - 1
Bay Cafe, near the Palo Alto golf course pro shop
1875 Embarcadero Rd,
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Lunch With the League: Imagine a U.S. Constitutional Convention. The LWVUS is studying such questions as "how would it be organized?" and "could it cover any subject?". Speaker to be announced.

Buffet lunch, $20 per person. or (650)903-0600

Thursday, September 17, 2015
10:30 - 11:30 am and 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Heritage Theater
1 W. Campbell Ave
Campbell, CA 95008
Naturization Ceremony/ Voter Registration.. Opportunity to register new citizens. Very rewarding!
Saturday, September 19, 2015
9:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Hearthside Room, Foothill College
12345 El Monte Rd
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
A Forum on Higher Education in California. Keynote speaker is Dr. Carol Christ, Director, Center for the Study of Higher Education, U C Berkeley.

Sponsored by the LWV County Council.

Park in Lot 5

No charge. Bring any guests who are interested in California higher education (See also the September VOTER article on the study


Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Palo Alto Veterans' Hospital Voter Registration.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
7:00 - 9:30
Prendergast residence LWVPA Board Meeting. All LWVPA members are welcome to attend.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
11:45 - 1
Bay Cafe , near the golf pro shop
1875 Embarcadero Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Lunch With the League.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
9:30 - 2:30
TBD Bay Area League Day. A Look at Transportation in the Bay Area