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
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
7:00-8:45pm
Lawrence Public Library, Room A
707 Vermont Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
LWVL-DC Board Meeting. All League members are invited to attend.
Saturday, April 14, 2018
1:00-3:30pm
Bert Nash Center Auditorium
200 Maine
Lawrence, KS 66044
LWV Forum "Restorative Practices: What's Next After the Vote?". The moderator is Dr. Clarence Lang, professor at University of Kansas, the presenters are; Patrick Schmitz, Bert Nash CEO; Mike Brouwer, Douglas County Re-Entry Coordinator; Jose Cornejo, Mental Health Facilitator for the Lawrence Public Schools; Chief District Court Judge Peggy Kittel; and Lawrence Attorney Julia Butler.

The purpose of the forum is not a pro/con session regarding the County's jail sales tax ballot but a presentation of facts, current status, and capacity to address inmate and mental health needs and where we go from here.

Saturday, April 21, 2018
 
South Park
Lawrence, KS 66044
Earth Day Voter Registration. Our League will host a voter registration and information booth for the Earth Day celebration in South Park.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
 
  Ballots mailed for vote on Douglas County Jail Expansion. Ballots will be counted on May 15th.
Saturday, April 28, 2018
9:00am-4:15pm
Great Bend Church of Christ
1122 Stone Street
Great Bend, KS
State LWV Council. Great Bend is the site for the State League Council meeting this year. League members from around the state will gather Saturday, April 28 from 9 to 4:15 at the Great Bend Church of Christ. Featured speaker will be Tracy Streeter, director of the Kansas Water Office.

The agenda will include adoption of the LWVK's new position on water; update on plans for the League's 100 year celebration; election of new state board of directors and officers; legislation and election year updates; and information on League merchandise.

Please contact Cille King for more information or check out lwvk.org. All members of the League are encouraged to attend.

Sunday, April 29, 2018
12:30pm
Maceli's
1031 New Hampshire St
Lawrence, KS 66044
LWVL-DC Annual Meeting. Reservations to Marjorie Cole by April 22.

Diana Carlin, retired professor emerita of communication at Saint Louis University and the associate provost for graduate and global education, will be the guest speaker at the LWVL-DC Annual Meeting Sunday, April 29.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
7:00pm-8:45pm
Lawrence Public Library, Room A
707 Vermont
Lawrence, KS 66044
LWVL-DC Board Meeting. All League members are invited to attend.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
11:30am-1:00pm
Watkins Museum
1047 Massachusetts St
Lawrence, KS 66044
Hot Topic: Affordable Housing in Lawrence. Program begins at 12:00pm.