Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Greenwich Town Hall,
Mazza Room.
Second Brown Bag Lunch. Lori Contadino, Director, Town of Greenwich Commission on Aging, who will share with us what the Commission is doing. RSVP to Julie Faryniarz: juliefaryniarz@gmail.com

Please bring your own lunch and beverage. Guests of members welcome.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
6:30 - 9:00 pm
Greenwich Library
Cole Auditorium
A Panel Discussion: Should CT join the National Popular Vote Compact?. The League of Women Voters together with Common Cause Connecticut, CTVotersCount.org, Greenwich Library and National Popular Vote CT

invite you to a panel discussion

Should Connecticut Join the National Popular Vote Compact? Debating a New Way to Elect the President

Panel Participants: Pam Wilmot, Common Cause; Hendrik Hertzberg, The New Yorker and FairVote; Mark Albertson, Historian and Author; Luther Weeks, CTVotersCount.org

Moderator: Victoria Bassetti, Brennan Center for Justice.

Sunday, April 30, 2017
1:30 - 4:30 pm
Town Hall Meeting Room
Greenwich Town Hall
101 Field Point Road, Greenwich
Advocacy 101: How to Be An Effective Citizen-Advocate. Using examples from the current state legislative session, learn from the experts how political power works in Hartford, what influences legislators and their committees, and the strategies and tactics for successful advocacy campaigns.

Special Guest Legislators: State Rep. Fred Camillo (Greenwich) and State Rep. William Tong (Stamford)

Training by Judith Blei Government Relations of Hartford Judith Blei, Mary Grace Peak and Micaela Blei

Made possible by a generous donation from Alex Bergstein to The League of Women Voters of Greenwich Educational Fund All are welcome; no charge RSVP to: sheila.LWVGreenwich@gmail.com

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
5:50 - 9:00 PM
Cole Auditorium
Greenwich Library
Fake News, Alternative Facts and the Future of the Mainstream Medio. Special guest panelist Gretchen Carlson.

Details to follow!

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
5:30 - 9:00 pm
Riverside Yacht Club LWVG Annual Meeting and Dinner. Our Annual Meeting and Dinner featuring a key note speaker. Details to follow.