Making Democracy Work

Past

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, June 17, 2017
8:30am-1:00pm
Quinnipiac University North Haven Campus
370 Bassett Road
North Haven, CT 06473-4201
LWVCT Annual Convention 2017. The world, the United States - and now the League of Women Voters - is changing. Learn what the future holds, in terms of the national, the statem and your local League! It's about advocacy, it's about membership, it's about shaping our democracy.

Register online today at: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=9fwwkqbab&oeidk=a07ee4sanxre9279465

or by mail with the paper form.

Friday, May 12, 2017
8:15am-1:00pm
Auditorium, Henry R. Luce Hall
The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies
34 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT
SIR 2017 - "What's in a Watt? The Story Behind Sustainable Energy and Electricity". An open forum on the costs and benefits of moving towards more sustainable energy worldwide.

League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund's

48th Symposium on International Relations

Co-sponsored in cooperation with the Peabody Museum and the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University

Register today at: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=9fwwkqbab&oeidk=a07ee20pob39bdb73cf

Sunday, April 30, 2017
1:30-4:30 pm
Town Hall Meeting Room
Greenwich Town Hall
101 Field Point Road, Greenwich
Advocacy 101: How to Be An Effective Citizen-Advocate. Using examples from the current state legislative session, learn from the experts how political power works in Hartford, what influences legislators and their committees, and the strategies and tactics for successful advocacy campaigns.
Special Guest Legislators: State Rep. Fred Camillo (Greenwich) and State Rep. William Tong (Stamford)
Training by Judith Blei Government Relations of Hartford Judith Blei, Mary Grace Peak and Micaela Blei
Made possible by a generous donation from Alex Bergstein to The League of Women Voters of Greenwich Educational Fund All are welcome; no charge RSVP to: jillkoberlander@gmail.com
Advocacy 101: How to Be An Effective Citizen-Advocate. Using examples from the current state legislative session, learn from the experts how political power works in Hartford, what influences legislators and their committees, and the strategies and tactics for successful advocacy campaigns. Special Guest Legislators: State Rep. Fred Camillo (Greenwich) and State Rep. William Tong (Stamford) Training by Judith Blei Government Relations of Hartford Judith Blei, Mary Grace Peak and Micaela Blei Made possible by a generous donation from Alex Bergstein to The League of Women Voters of Greenwich Educational Fund All are welcome; no charge RSVP to: jillkoberlander@gmail.com
Sunday, March 5, 2017
2:00-4:00pm
Weston Public Library
56 Norfield Road
Weston, CT 06883
AMERICA: A REPUBLIC? A DEMOCRACY? Founding Documents - Where We Stand.
THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF WESTON

Presents

Lecturer & Historian

MARK ALBERTSON

Free and Open to the Public Coffee & light refreshment provided

For more information call Helen R. de Keijzer: 203-226-7830

Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Weston Library

Saturday, October 29, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Mark Twain House and Museum
351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
Follow the Money: Money in Politics in CT. How much of an influence does "dark money" have on the politics of CT? Where does this money come from? How does the Citizen's Election Program in CT push back? Is "dark money" a problem? How does the "Citizens United" decision play into the equation? How can voters track the flow of money? Join our knowledgeable panel to explore this important topic.

http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=9fwwkqbab&oeidk=a07ed7bf5lmc6f121da

Saturday, October 22, 2016
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Norwalk City Hall
125 East Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851-5125
Follow the Money: Money in Politics in CT. How much of an influence does "dark money" have on the politics of CT? Where does this money come from? How does the Citizen's Election Program in CT push back? Is "dark money" a problem? How does the "Citizens United" decision play into the equation? How can voters track the flow of money? Join our knowledgeable panel to explore this important topic.

http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=9fwwkqbab&oeidk=a07ed7b6tppd8469c18

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
6pm
Maritime Grille
2548 Boston Post Rd.
Guilford, CT 06437
LWV East Shore Annual Meeting. LWVES Annual Meeting

Tuesday, June 7th

Maritime Grille 2548 Boston Post Rd., Guilford

6 p.m. + "Meet & Greet"
-- Brief business meeting -- Our area state legislators are invited to share highlights of the 2016 legislative session.

6:45 p.m. + Buffet dinner

Guest Speaker: Denise Merrill, Ct. Secretary of the State

Dinner = $30 / person with cash bar (Salad; 3 Entrées; Vegetable; Dessert; Beverages)

Please reserve by June 3 with check payable to: LWVES, P.O. Box 195, Guilford 06437

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
6pm
Maritime Grille
2548 Boston Post Rd., Guilford
LWV East Shore Annual Meeting. LWVES Annual Meeting

Tuesday, June 7th

Maritime Grille 2548 Boston Post Rd., Guilford

6 p.m. + "Meet & Greet"
-- Brief business meeting -- Our area state legislators are invited to share highlights of the 2016 legislative session.

6:45 p.m. + Buffet dinner

Guest Speaker: Denise Merrill, Ct. Secretary of the State

Dinner = $30 / person with cash bar (Salad; 3 Entrées; Vegetable; Dessert; Beverages)

Please reserve by June 3 with check payable to: LWVES, P.O. Box 195, Guilford 06437

Saturday, June 4, 2016
8:30am-1:30pm
Courtyard by Marriott
780 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, CT 06484
Call to Annual Convention 2016!. Join Us for League Business, Networking and A Closer Look at Campaign Finance and Community Engagement

Saturday, June 4th Courtyard by Marriott 780 Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484

8:30 a.m. registration and coffee 9:00 a.m.+1:30 p.m. Convention

Different location, different flow for the day! After a brief business meeting in which we will pass a budget, revise the bylaws, elect new Board members and hear about the work of the strategic planning committee, there will be two opportunities to join in conversation on Campaign Finance and Community Engagement.

League delegate counts are proportional to the number of League members. Any League or MAL Unit may send as many observers is it would like. Leagues that have not filled their delegate count may authorize such observers to act as their delegates.

Convention, including plenary sessions, morning coffee and lunch: $40 until and including May 30, $45 after May 30. Questions? Please phone 203-288-7996. Checks should be made out to LWVCT, Inc.

Friday, June 3, 2016
10-11am
Branford's Community & Recreation Center 46 Church St., 2nd floor
Branford, CT 06405
Know Your Town - Coffee & Conversation. Join us for "Know Your Town," Coffee & Conversation on local government with James Cosgrove, Branford's First Selectman.

Everyone Welcome - Open to the Public