Making Democracy Work


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
Friday, June 2, 2017
The Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
1230 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
League of Women Voters of California Convention. 10 am, Friday, June 2, through 3 pm, Sunday, June 4, with a special Lobby Day on Thursday, June 1.

Speakers include Alex Padilla, Secretary of State, and Darrell Steinberg, Mayor of Sacramento. Add-on option: dinner and lively presentation by Jack Ohman, Sacramento Bee editorial cartoonist and Pulitzer Prize winner. Workshop topics to be announced soon.

Saturday, June 24, 2017
9:30 am - noon
For location, contact RETREAT for Board and Off-board members. Time to plan our exciting year ahead! With new committees, new board/off-board members, and multiple goals and Issues for Emphasis, we will develop a blueprint for coordinating our activities. And enjoy a fun day together!

If necessary, a brief board meeting will follow.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
6:30-8:30 pm
Redwood City Main Library
Community Room
1044 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063
PAMELA S. KARLAN. One of the nation's leading experts on voting and the political process, she has served as a commissioner on the California Fair Political Practices Commission, an assistant counsel and cooperating attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and a Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. A productive scholar and an award-winning teacher, Pamela S. Karlan is co-director of Stanford Law School's Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, where students litigate live cases before the Court.

Presented by the League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
6:20-8:30 pm
Menlo Park City Council Chambers
701 Laurel Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025
State Assemblyman Mark Berman. Presented by the League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
7:00 pm
PCC Building, Raptor Room
3921 E. Bayshore Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
LWVPA Board Meeting - All members are welcome.