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August 2019

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ANNUAL BOARD RETREAT
Event Date: 
August 3, 2019 - 9:00 am
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Board Meeting
Event Date: 
August 7, 2019 - 10:00 am

All members and the public are welcome to attend.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
10:00 am
Southwest Santa Clara Valley
 
Membership Committee Meeting
Event Date: 
August 7, 2019 - 2:00 pm
The Membership Team meets monthly to plan and actively fulfill on our 2019 goals. If you are interested in working with us, please contact Margo or Sandy.
2019 Membership Team Goals / Priorities
  1. Develop and execute a plan processes for building influencer relationships with values-based community organizations, in particular with Solano Community College (SCC). Build strong mutual community engagement in government/elections.
  2. Build awareness and recognition of LWV as a resource for unbiased information
2:00 pm
 
Voter Registration Training
Event Date: 
August 8, 2019 - 10:00 am

Come be a part of Making Democracy Work by joining the League's Voter Registration Outreach Team. Master the basics of voter registration, learn about the new 2020 Vote Center process for Butte County, and help decide where and how we can both foster expanded regisration and Get Out the Vote (GOTV).

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
10:00 am
Butte County
 
State Assembly, District1 Candidate Forum
Event Date: 
August 8, 2019 - 5:30 pm

Primary Election Candidates in alphabetic order for portions of Butte, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Pluma, Shasta, Sierra and Siskiyou counties are: Elizabeth Betancourt, Megan Dahle, Patrick Jones, Lane Rickard & Joseph Turner.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Butte County
 
 
 
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Voter Registration Refresher Training
Event Date: 
August 12, 2019 - 5:30 pm

Voter Registration Refresher Training with Butte County Vote Center updates (for those who have been trained previously on voter registration but need updates on the processes for 2020).

 

Come be a part of Making Democracy Work by joining the League's Voter Registration Outreach Team. Master the basics of voter registration, learn about the new 2020 Vote Center process for Butte County, and help decide where and how we can both foster expanded regisration and Get Out the Vote (GOTV).

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:30 pm
Butte County
 
Voter Registration Training
Event Date: 
August 13, 2019 - 11:30 am

Be prepared to help with voter registration drives in the coming months. 

 

11:30 am
 
Paris to Pittsburgh to San Jose
Paris to Pittsburgh to San Jose
Event Date: 
August 13, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Aug 13, 2019, 6:30-9:00p

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of San Jose/Santa Clara

See the acclaimed documentary film Paris to Pittsburgh about how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change.

This inspiring film brings to life the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards. Set against the national debate over the United States’ energy future, the film captures what’s at stake for communities around the country.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:30 pm
San Jose/Santa Clara
 
Voter Registration Team Fall Outreach planning
Event Date: 
August 13, 2019 - 6:30 pm

 

 

 

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:30 pm
Butte County
 
Field Hearing Entitled, “Examining the Homelessness Crisis in Los Angeles”
Event Date: 
August 14, 2019 - 10:00 am

An invitation from Maxine Waters:

Dear Neighbor,

Like so many of you, I am deeply concerned about the affordable housing and homelessness crisis facing Greater Los Angeles and communities across the country. 

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
10:00 am
Torrance Area
 
Voter Services Committee Meeting
Event Date: 
August 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm

The Voter Services Committee meets on a regular basis to further its mission of voter education and registration. We welcome new members to help us fulfill this important work. If you're interested in joining us, please contact us.

Voter Service Priorities 2019-2020 are:          

1:00 pm
 
 
Meet Your Sacramento Independent Ethics Commission
Event Date: 
August 16, 2019 - 5:45 pm

5:45 PM—Social – Light Refreshments

6:15 PM—Mayor Steinberg Introduces

7:00 PM—Ethics Commissioners Community Questions

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:45 pm
Sacramento County
 
Call for Volunteers: Face of the League Training
Event Date: 
August 17, 2019 - 10:00 am

One of the best ways that League members can encourage voter participation is by getting out into the community and letting the public know about all the wonderful resources LWV has to offer! Please join us on August 17 at 10:00 am in our League office for a fun and informative two-hour training on effective tabling. All League members are encouraged to attend as we master the skills needed to get our essential message to the public.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
10:00 am
San Diego
 
LWVSC Voter Registration: 100 DADs Community Celebration
Event Date: 
August 17, 2019 - 1:00 pm

LWVSC Voter Registration at 100 DADs

Live music, entertainment, motivational speakers, dancing and more!

This event is designed to uplift and encourage fatherhood, plus give men the energy they need to be great for their children.  Let's put an end to the negative and focus on building up the positive.

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
1:00 pm
Sacramento County
 
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LWVBC Benefit Event - A Taste of Democracy
Event Date: 
August 18, 2019 - 3:00 pm

””SUNDAY””- The POWER of 100: Purchase Tickets

Can't make  event but would like to support LWV work? Donate 

 

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
3:00 pm
Butte County
 
 
 
 
Butte County Observers’ Outreach and Training
Event Date: 
August 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
4:00 pm
Butte County
 
 
 
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Women's Equality Day
Event Date: 
August 26, 2019 - 12:00 am

Celebrating the passage of the 19th Ammendment on this day in 1920.  www.socowomen2020.org

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
Sonoma County
 
Suffrage Rally and Parade
Event Date: 
August 27, 2019 - 5:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of celebration of this historic time for women. There will be speeches, a march, entertainment and light refreshments! 

More information in the August Voter Newsletter

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:00 pm
San Diego
 
Womens Equality Day
Event Date: 
August 27, 2019 - 5:00 pm

The League of Women Voters of Fresno will celebrate Women'e Equality Day on Tuesday, August 27, 5:30 pm at Stone Soup Community Center.   Dr. Carole Goldsmith, President of Fresno City College, is this year's honoree.  The event will feature wine and cheese, live music, presentations by Angelica Carpenter (Born Criminal) and Brandi Orth (Fresno County Registrar of Voters).

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
5:00 pm
Fresno
 
6:00 pm
Monterey County
 
Voter Registration Outreach Team Meeting
Event Date: 
August 27, 2019 - 6:30 pm
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:30 pm
Butte County
 
Event and Program Planning Committee Meeting
Event Date: 
August 28, 2019 - 2:00 pm

The Event and Program Planning Committee meets monthly. We welcome new members and ask that you contact the committee chair Julie Hartford at juliehartford [at] gmail.com if you'd like to join or find out more.

 The Event and Program Planning Committee's goal is to plan and execute educational programs, forums, and events that fulfill the purposes of the League and adhere to League guidelines.

2:00 pm
 
Election Administration Plan Public Hearing
Event Date: 
August 29, 2019 - 6:00 pm

Vote Center Plan Public Meeting

Hosted by: The Orange County Registrar of Voters

 

     Invitation     Public Notice

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
6:00 pm
Orange Coast
 
 
Dark August Event List
Event Date: 
August 31, 2019 - 12:00 am

Gone Fishing

Many events are dark in the month of August this year.  Here is a list of events that will not meet in August 2019.  See you in September.

  • Board Meeting (Usually on the first Monday of the month)
  • Clip & Come South (Usually on the first Thursday of the month)
  • Lunch with League (Usually on the third Wednesday of the month)
  • South Bookclub (Usually on the third Thursday of the month)
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
Orange Coast
 
Women’s Equality Day & 99th Anniversary of the Passage of the 19th Amendment
Event Date: 
August 26, 2019 - 12:00 am

On this day in 1920, the United States of America adopted the 19th amendment to its constitution prohibiting any state or the federal government from denying any citizen the right to vote on the basis of gender.

In August 1973, Congress approved a resolution designating August 26 "Women's Equality Day."

Local Leagues connected to this event: 
Sacramento County
 
 
General Board Meeting
Event Date: 
August 26, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Local Leagues connected to this event: 
1:30 pm
Monterey County
 
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Great Decisions Extension
Event Date: 
August 26, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Great Decisions Extension
Monday, August 26th at 7:00 PM
For more information email Niles Medders at nilesmedders [at] gmail.com.
Location:
Nancy Lund’s home, 200 Marina Drive, Benicia, CA
 
7:00 pm