Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members. To see a map of the place where the event will occur, click on the address.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
2:00-4:00pm
Lawrence Public Library Auditorium
707 Vermont St.
Lawrence, KS 66044
Legislative Forum.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
12:00pm-12:45pm
School District Offices
110 McDonald Drive
Lawrence, KS 66044
Public Forum for USD 497 Superintendent Search.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
5:30pm
KU Memorial Union, Centennial Room
1301 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66044
Voter Suppression Panel. The ACLU of KU is sponsoring an expert panel to discuss the continually emerging state and national issue of voter suppression. Please join us for an inspiring discussion of the actions/legislation being taken to limit voter participation and actions taken to counteract these efforts.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
5:30pm-6:15pm
Free State High School
4700 Overland Dr
Lawrence, KS 66044
Public Forum for USD 497 Superintendent Search.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
6:45pm-7:30pm
Lawrence High School
1901 Louisiana St.
Lawrence, KS 66044
Public Forum for USD 497 Superintendent Search.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
7:00pm-8:45pm
Lawrence Public Library, Room A
707 Vermont St.
Lawrence, KS 66044
LWVL-DC Board Meeting. All League members are invited to attend.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
7:00pm
Lawrence Public Library, Room A
707 Vermont
Lawrence, KS 66044
Lawrence Pedestrian Coalition Meeting.
Thursday, October 12, 2017
8:30am-9:30am
Chamber of Commerce
718 New Hampshire St
Lawrence, KS 66044
Voter Education Coalition Meeting.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
11:00am-4:30pm
Lawrence Public Library
707 Vermont
Lawrence, KS 66044
Final Day to Register to Vote - League Registration Table. Contact Melissa Wick to volunteer to register voters at the library.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
7:00pm
Plymouth Congregational Church
925 Vermont St
Lawrence, KS 66044
Hot Topic: Sales Tax Proposals. Please join us for a discussion of the upcoming November election questions for Sales Tax Proposals for Public Transportation, Infrastructure and Equipment and Affordable Housing. Representatives from the following Lawrence organizations will discuss aspects of the Sales Tax renewal propositions that will be on the November ballot.
Saturday, October 21, 2017
9:30am-3:00pm
June's Northland
614 Pottawatomie Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048
League Day in Leavenworth. Join LWV Kansas for the annual gathering of nine local Leagues. As always, we'll get the early scoop on legislative priorities and swap ideas among local Leagues.
Featured speakers
Davis Hammet of Loud Light, Increasing youth civic participation in Kansas
Micah Kubic of the ACLU of Kansas, follow up to Democracy Tomorrow
Panel: "What I Wish I Knew Before I Ran for Office"

More information is available at the Kansas League website

Saturday, October 21, 2017
4:00pm-6:00pm
City Hall
6 E 6th St
Lawrence, KS 66044
Candidate Forum: City Commission Candidates. Sponsored by the Voter Education Coalition
Sunday, October 22, 2017
4:00pm-6:00pm
City Hall
6 E 6th St
Lawrence, KS 66044
Candidate Forum: School Board Candidates. Sponsored by the Voter Education Coalition.
Thursday, November 2, 2017
8:00am
Lied Center
1600 Stewart Drive
Lawrence, KS 66044
Naturalization Ceremony. Contact Melissa Wick to volunteer to register new citizens.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7:00am-7:00pm
  Election Day.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
7:00pm-8:45pm
Lawrence Public Library, Room A
707 Vermont St.
Lawrence, KS 66044
LWVL-DC Board Meeting. All League members are invited to attend.