Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
 
Send to Susan Eidenschink, susaneiden@harbornet.com Deadline for March Voter. Each month, articles for the following month's Voter may be submitted to Susan Eidenschink, susaneiden@harbornet.com by the 20th.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
6:00 pm
Gig Harbor Public Library
4424 Point Fosdick Dr. NW,
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Redistricting Forum - Gig Harbor & Key Peninsula. This is one of a series of public forums on the topic of redistricting. Identical discussions will be held in various Pierce County locations during the Winter and Spring of 2018.

Join a non-partisan discussion of the process to determine our voting districts and how it affects our voice in the democratic process. Discuss:

  • How has redistricting changed?
  • What is gerrymandering and is it constitutional?
  • How does technology affect your voting rights?
  • How can you influence the 2021 process in Washington State?

Speaker: Alison McCaffree, Politics of the Possible

No charge.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
2:00 pm
LWVT-PC Office
621 Tacoma Ave. S., # 202
Tacoma, WA 98402
LWVT-PC Board Meeting. Monthly Board meeting. Any member is welcome to attend.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
2:00 pm
Lakewood Family YMCA
9715 Lakewood Drive SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

(NEW LOCATION)
Conversation Cafe - Tacoma & North Pierce County area. Talk about controversial topics in a safe place + with people who have different views from yours. Satisfy your hunger to talk about the issues of the day with a wide range of people with a variety of views. Just a conversation, nothing more.

Topic this month is "What are...or should be...American values?"

Thursday, March 8, 2018
1:00 pm
Tacoma Police Dept.
North Substation
5140 N 26th St.
Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Unit Meeting: Unit Choice. This regular monthly unit meeting will have speakers on a topic chosen by this unit. Speakers to be announced.

The public is welcome; free.

Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:30 pm
Steilacoom Town Hall
1717 Lafayette St.
Steilacoom, WA 98388
Pierce County Transportation: Where Are We Going?. Public forum selected by the SW Pierce Unit as their "unit choice" topic for 2018. Speakers from Pierce County Transportation Planning, Pierce Transit, Sound Transit, WSDOT and others will discuss their plans for transportation improvements.

Open to the public; no charge.

Co-sponsored by the Town of Steilacoom.

Saturday, March 10, 2018
10:00 am
Puyallup Library
324 S. Meridian
Puyallup
East Pierce Unit Meeting: Unit Choice. This regular monthly unit meeting will have speakers on a topic selected by the unit. Speakers to be announced. The public is welcome; free.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
6:30 pm
Online; see information below Virtual Unit Meeting: Unit Choice. Virtual Unit Meeting - Online: https://zoom.us; click on "Join a meeting. Enter meeting code 899 235 457. Please click Launch Application if you see the system dialog. If nothing prompts from browser, download & run Zoom. You will be asked to register with your name and e-mail address at the first meeting.

This regular monthly unit meeting will have speakers on a topic selected by the unit. Speakers to be announced. The public is welcome; free.

Open and free to the public.

Saturday, March 17, 2018
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Anchor Room, Herons Key in Gig Harbor North
4340 Borgen Blvd.
Gig Harbor
Gig Harbor Unit Meeting: Unit Choice. This regular monthly unit meeting will have speakers on a topic selected by the unit. Speakers to be announced.

The public is welcome; free.

Monday, March 19, 2018
6:30 pm
United Methodist Church
Fireside Room
1919 W. Pioneer Ave.
Puyallup, WA 98371
Conversation Cafe - Puyallup. Talk about controversial topics in a safe place + with people who have different views from yours. Satisfy your hunger to talk about the issues of the day with a wide range of people with a variety of views. Just a conversation, nothing more.

Bring a topic to suggest.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
 
Send to Susan Eidenschink, susaneiden@harbornet.com Deadline for April Voter. Each month, articles for the following month's Voter may be submitted to Susan Eidenschink, susaneiden@harbornet.com by the 20th.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
2:00 pm
LWVT-PC Office
621 Tacoma Ave. S., # 202
Tacoma, WA 98402
LWVT-PC Board Meeting. Monthly Board meeting. Any member is welcome to attend.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
2:00 pm
Lakewood Family YMCA
9715 Lakewood Drive SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Conversation Cafe - Tacoma. Talk about controversial topics in a safe place + with people who have different views from yours. Satisfy your hunger to talk about the issues of the day with a wide range of people with a variety of views. Just a conversation, nothing more.

Bring a topic to suggest.

Saturday, March 31, 2018
1:00 pm
Milton/Edgewood Public Library
900 Meridian E., Suite 29
Milton, WA 98354
Redistricting Forum - Milton/Edgewood. This is one of a series of public forums on the topic of redistricting. Identical discussions will be held in various Pierce County locations during the Winter and Spring of 2018.

Join a non-partisan discussion of the process to determine our voting districts and how it affects our voice in the democratic process. Discuss:

  • How has redistricting changed?
  • What is gerrymandering and is it constitutional?
  • How does technology affect your voting rights?
  • How can you influence the 2021 process in Washington State?

Speaker: Alison McCaffree, Politics of the Possible

No charge.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
6:30 pm
Online; see information below Virtual Unit Meeting: Mental Health Update. Virtual Unit Meeting - Online: https://zoom.us; click on "Join a meeting. Enter meeting code 899 235 457. Please click Launch Application if you see the system dialog. If nothing prompts from browser, download & run Zoom. You will be asked to register with your name and e-mail address at the first meeting.

This will be an update on actions taken by Pierce County related to mental health, following the League of Women Voters report. See the report at http://www.tacomapiercelwv.org/files/report_for_web_10-23-16.pdf. Speakers to be announced. The public is welcome; free.

Open and free to the public.

Thursday, April 12, 2018
1:00 pm
Tacoma Police Dept.
North Substation
5140 N 26th St.
Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Unit Meeting: Mental Health Update. This regular monthly unit meeting will be an update on actions taken by Pierce County related to mental health, following the League of Women Voters report. See the report at http://www.tacomapiercelwv.org/files/report_for_web_10-23-16.pdf. Speakers to be announced.

The public is welcome; free.

Friday, April 13, 2018
10:00 am
Steilacoom Community Center
2301 Worthington St.
Steilacoom, WA
SW Pierce Unit Meeting: Mental Health Update. This regular monthly unit meeting will be an update on actions taken by Pierce County related to mental health, following the League of Women Voters report. See the report at http://www.tacomapiercelwv.org/files/report_for_web_10-23-16.pdf. Speakers to be announced.

The public is welcome; free.

Saturday, April 14, 2018
10:00 am
Puyallup Library
324 S. Meridian
Puyallup
East Pierce Unit Meeting: Mental Health Update. This regular monthly unit meeting will be an update on actions taken by Pierce County related to mental health, following the League of Women Voters report. See the report at http://www.tacomapiercelwv.org/files/report_for_web_10-23-16.pdf. Speakers to be announced.

The public is welcome; free.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
2:00 pm
LWVT-PC Office
621 Tacoma Ave. S., # 202
Tacoma, WA 98402
LWVT-PC Board Meeting. Monthly Board meeting. Any member is welcome to attend.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Anchor Room, Herons Key in Gig Harbor North
4340 Borgen Blvd.
Gig Harbor
Gig Harbor Unit Meeting: Mental Health Update. This regular monthly unit meeting will be an update on actions taken by Pierce County related to mental health, following the League of Women Voters report. See the report at http://www.tacomapiercelwv.org/files/report_for_web_10-23-16.pdf. Speakers to be announced.

The public is welcome; free.