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, March 1, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Saratoga Fire Station
14380 Saratoga Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070
Board Meeting. All members and the public welcome to attend.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
12:00 Noon
Call 408-356-7679 for location. Clip 'n Come Lunch. Bring salad or other food and news clipping to share. Please call hostess at location phone number to let her know you plan to attend.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
SEIU Local 521 Office
2302 Zanker Road
San Jose, CA 95131
LWVC Leadership Academy: "Next Level Communications" Workshop. This workshop is especially for League leaders and community partners to learn to tell powerful stories and deliver persuasive messages to move audiences to action. Practice of new techniques and approaches to presentations and outreach. Find more information and register for the workshop here. See or print the flyer here. Cost is $50. Maximum 50 people.
Sunday, March 12, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Cupertino Community Hall
10350 Torre Ave.
Cupertino, CA 95014
Trust & Justice - Silicon Valley Reads. Panel discussion with police chiefs from Palo Alto, Watsonville, and Sunnyvale about Procedural Justice--a national initiative that focuses on the way police and other legal authorities interact with the public.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cubberley Theatre
4120 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Navigating Information in a World of Fake News & Alternative Facts. Panel Discussion: Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford Economist and Co-author of SOCIAL MEDIA & FAKE NEWS IN THE 2016 ELECTION; Sarah McGrew, Stanford Researcher in Education and Co-author of EVALUATING INFORMATION. Daisuke Wakabayashi,REPORTER of the New York Times, formerly of the Wall Street Journal; Dan Russell, MODERATOR, and Search Expert at Google.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Viva Restaurant
15970 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Sunshine Week Luncheon. Sunshine Week is the celebration and promotion of open access to public information. You will get to know our League members who are elected officials in local government--Cynthia Chang, Liz Gibbons Emily Lo, and Rob Rennie. Remember to bring a prospective member. Call 354-2287 for reservations.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Historic San Jose Clubhouse
5480 Union Ave.
San Jose, CA 95124
19th Amendment--Equal Rights. Speaker: Representative Anna Eshoo, 18th Congressional District