Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

The League of Women Voters encourages civic education, discussion and debate, and from time to time sponsors or co-sponsors programs that help voters learn about important issues. Co-sponsorship does not imply endorsement of any of the speakers, groups, or the points of view expressed.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
730PM - 9PM
Congregation Beth Am
26790 Arastradero Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Immigration Today: A Conversation with Ali Noorani and Evelyn Rangel-Medina. Moderated by Raj Mathai.. An in-depth look at immigration in our nation today. This discussion will cover the latest on Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and explore a constructive dialogue on immigration policy solutions that serve the interest of America, especially its workers and their families.

Please RSVP on Eventbrite: http://bit.ly/2x19a5F Doors open at 7pm. Event begins at 7:30pm.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
6 - 8:30pm
Quinlan Community Center - Cupertino Room
10185 N. Stelling Road
Cupertino, CA 95014
An Impartial Judiciary: A Cornerstone of Democracy. Our Constitution designed a government based on three equal branches: the Executive, Legislative, and Judiciary. The news often covers the first two branches and rarely discusses the Judiciary beyond court decisions. This educational forum will explore the meaning of judicial impartiality and independence, as well as some of the rules that govern how judges work.

Panelists:

  • Judge Carol A. Corrigan, California Supreme Court Associate Justice
  • Judge Rise J. Pichon, Santa Clara County Superior Court
  • Attorney John Steele, Expert on Canons of Judicial Conduct

Reception 6:00-6:45

Forum 7:00-8:30

Free and open to the public, but please reserve your spot: http://bit.ly/ImpartialJudiciary

Sponsored by the Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara County

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
10am
Saratoga Fire Station
14380 Saratoga Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070
Board Meeting. All members and the public are welcome to attend.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7 - 8:30pm
Saratoga Library
13650 Saratoga Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070
Can We Get Rid of the Electoral College?. Pulitzer Prize winning author, Professor Jack N. Rakove, will provide a historical context of the Electoral College and present information on how it has affected politics in our country. The program will explore what it would take to do away with the Electoral College and have the U.S. presidency determined by national popular vote.

Admission is free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 9, 2017
12pm
Home of Natalie Heling Clip 'n Come. Bring salad/food & clipping to share.

Please RSVP with Natalie Heling natalie.heling@gmail.com to let her know if you will be coming.