Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

The League of Women Voters is proud of our history as a non-partisan, education-focused organization. We work hard to ensure that all of our sponsored events uphold these values by welcoming elected representatives, civic leaders, experts, and citizens from all background and affiliations to our programs and panels.

The League is and strives to remain non-partisan in all our activities, publications, and events. However, from time to time, we may cross-promote events related to our stated positions on issues even when the organization or speaker is not strictly non-partisan. This should not be taken as an endorsement from the League, but rather as encouragement for our members to become familiar with topics they might find interesting.

We believe that educating voters on a variety of topics, from a variety of perspectives, is an essential function of a healthy democracy.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, June 1, 2019-Sunday, January 5, 2020
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
National Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets NW
Washington, DC 20001


The National Portrait Gallery is situated between 7th and 9th Streets, Northwest, and F and G Streets, Northwest, in the heart of the Penn Quarter neighborhood in downtown Washington, DC.
National Portrait Gallery Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence. National Portrait Gallery Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence will outline the more than 80-year movement for women to obtain the right to vote as part of the larger struggle for equality that continued through the 1965 Civil Rights Act and arguably lingers today. More than 120 artifacts will be on display.

Washington DC: Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence event and other events in DC area

Monday, September 2, 2019
1:00pm
Contact PublicEducation@lwvodc.org for location of the meeting or for further information. Public Education Action Team Monthly Meeting. Join us to discuss upcoming plans and educational issues
Saturday, September 7, 2019
10 am - 3:00 pm
Raleigh State Capitol grounds
1 E Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
She Changed the World. As a start to the celebration marking the 100th Anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment, the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is hosting a big event called "She Changed the World" on the Capitol grounds. LWVNC is one of five historic organizations that was chosen to co-host the event. This is a day-long event with vendors, partner organizations, exhibitors, food trucks, performances, and a voter registration drive

An opening ceremony with the host organizations putting on shows. LWVNC president Jo Nicholas will give a speech.

All NC League members are encouraged to participate and bring their friends. More information. Spread the word. Wear white to honor your suffragist grandmothers!

THE MARCH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE OPENING CEREMONY HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Monday, September 9, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seymour Center
2551 Homestead Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
ODC Redistricting Reform Team Meeting. Primary focus will be the continuation of planning for a fall "Redistricting Bash".

The ODC Redistricting Reform Team usually meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. Our meetings combine information-sharing, what is happening on the redistricting front in North Carolina, with concrete-action to advance fair voting maps in North Carolina. Our working session might include planning for future events, preparing promotional material, post carding / letter writing, etc. Join us as often as you can.

Any questions about the Redistricting Reform/Fair Elections program, feel free to contact Jennifer Bremer: FairElections@lwvodc.org

Sunday, September 15, 2019
2:30-4:30pm
South Regional Library,
4505 S. Alston Avenue,
Durham, NC 27713
Environmental Issues Action Team. Our focus will be on climate change with water quality issues included. Our first meeting will focus on setting an agenda and putting priorities in place. We also will report on the LWV ODC Board response to our final report on drinking water in Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties and will discuss plans to release the report to the public.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
5:30-7:00pm
Tobacco Road Sports Cafe
1118 Environ Way,
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Happy Hour. On the 3rd Wednesday of each month meet with your League friends for social time and to chat about local issues! Friends and spouses are welcome. Guest speaker: Rachel Raper, Director of Orange County Board of Elections, will discuss the changes in voting precincts in Orange County.
Saturday, September 21, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Home2Suites Hotel
3305 Watkins Rd,
Durham, NC 27707
LWV ODC, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting.
Monday, September 23, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seymour Center
2551 Homestead Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
ODC Redistricting Reform Team Meeting. Primary focus will be the continuation of planning for a fall "Redistricting Bash".

The ODC Redistricting Reform Team usually meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. Our meetings combine information-sharing, what is happening on the redistricting front in North Carolina, with concrete-action to advance fair voting maps in North Carolina. Our working session might include planning for future events, preparing promotional material, post carding / letter writing, etc. Join us as often as you can.

Any questions about the Redistricting Reform/Fair Elections program, feel free to contact Jennifer Bremer: FairElections@lwvodc.org

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
5:30 pm
Dial into Jennifer's Conference Call

Optional dial in number: 919-766-8744

No PIN needed
LWVNC Fair Districts Webinar. The LWVNC Redistricting Reform team regularly hosts a webinar on the 4th Wednesday of the month. The topic may address what is happening in the North Carolina legislature, Court cases, experiences of groups in other states in their efforts to achieve fair districts, etc. Join us as often as you can to stay informed and learn how you can help get Reasonable Redistricting Reform in NC
Thursday, October 3, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Orange Water and Sewer Authority, Community Room
400 Jones Ferry Rd.,
Carrboro, NC 27510
Carrboro Candidates Meet and Greet: Mayor and Board of Aldermen. An opportunity for the public to meet the candidates for Carrboro Mayor and Board of Aldermen. Each candidate will have a few minutes to introduce themselves, provide their priorities and reasons for running for office. The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions. This event is free and open to the public, free parking is available.
Monday, October 7, 2019
1:00 pm
Contact PublicEducation@lwvodc.org for location of the meeting or for further information. Public Education Action Team Monthly Meeting. Join us to discuss upcoming plans and educational issues.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Tobacco Road Sports Cafe
1118 Environ Way,
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Happy Hour. On the 3rd Wednesday of each month meet with your League friends for social time and to chat about local issues! Friends and spouses are welcome.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chapel Hill Town Hall
Martin Luther King Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC

Room 233, 405
New Member Orientation. Invitation by Paperless Post requiring RSVP. Contact Brenda Rogers,brogerslwvodc@gmail.com, for more information

Light supper provided

Saturday, October 19, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Home2Suites Hotel
3305 Watkins Rd,
Durham, NC 27707
LWV ODC, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting.
Sunday, October 20, 2019
2:30-4:30pm
Chapel Hill Public Library,
100 Library Dr.,
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Environmental Issues Action Team.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
5:30 pm
Join the call:

Optional dial in number: 919-766-8744
No PIN needed
LWVNC Fair Districts Webinar. The LWVNC Redistricting Reform team regularly hosts a webinar on the 4th Wednesday of the month. The topic may address what is happening in the North Carolina legislature, Court cases, experiences of groups in other states in their efforts to achieve fair districts, etc. Join us as often as you can to stay informed and learn how you can help get Reasonable Redistricting Reform in NC!
Sunday, November 3, 2019
4:00 pm
Durham's Carolina Theatre
309 W Morgan Street
Durham, NC 2771
Durham Symphony Orchestra: Concert in Celebration of the Centennial of American women's suffrage. The Durham Symphony Orchestra will present one of its most exciting concerts in recent years. It will be a joyful musical celebration of the centennial of American women's suffrage.
Monday, November 4, 2019
1:00 pm
Contact PublicEducation@lwvodc.org for location of the meeting or for further information. Public Education Action Team Monthly Meeting. Join us to discuss upcoming plans and educational issues.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
3:00 pm
Chatham Community Library
197 NC-87
Pittsboro, NC 27312
The Chatham Unit: Presentation by You Can Vote. The Chatham Unit is sponsoring a presentation by You Can Vote, a Durham-based non-partisan group. This is an educational session to provide an update on current voting laws and rules, including photo ID, and absentee voting. The League is partnering with You Can Vote for voter registration and education events -- please note that this session is not volunteer training. This event is free and open to the public.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Home2Suites Hotel
3305 Watkins Rd,
Durham, NC 27707
LWV ODC, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting.
Monday, December 2, 2019
1:00 pm
Contact PublicEducation@lwvodc.org for location of the meeting or for further information. Public Education Action Team Monthly Meeting. Join us to discuss upcoming plans and educational issues.
Saturday, December 14, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Home2Suites Hotel
3305 Watkins Rd,
Durham, NC 27707
LWV ODC, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting.
Saturday, January 25, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Home2Suites Hotel
3305 Watkins Rd,
Durham, NC 27707
LWV ODC, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting.
Saturday, February 22, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Home2Suites Hotel
3305 Watkins Rd,
Durham, NC 27707
LWV ODC, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting.
Saturday, March 21, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Home2Suites Hotel
3305 Watkins Rd,
Durham, NC 27707
LWV ODC, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting.
Saturday, April 18, 2020
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Home2Suites Hotel
3305 Watkins Rd,
Durham, NC 27707
LWV ODC, Inc. Board of Directors Meeting.