Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, June 6, 2019
2:30 pm
TBD Book Discussion: White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism. By Robin J. DeAngelo

Additional details to come.

Thursday, June 6, 2019
5:00 -7:00 pm
Washington State History Museum
1911 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
Kickoff to Centennial Reception. Reception and museum exhibit, unveiling of State History Museum's portable suffrage exhibit in honor of the national women's suffrage in 1920. Presentation of 5-star flag (recognizing WA as the fifth state to ratify the 19th Amendment) to the Museum. League of Women Voters of WA Good Citizen Awards to Nancy Pearson and Larry Seaquist. Performance by Linda Allen, suffragist reenactor and singer.

Open to the public. Reservations required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebrate-100-years-of-womens-suffrage-tickets-59293981896. $25/person.

Friday, June 7, 2019-Sunday, June 9, 2019
8:30 am
Murano Hotel
1320 Broadway Plaza
Tacoma, WA
League of Women Voters of WA State Convention. Biennial state convention of League of Women Voters of WA, with delegates from all chapters in Washington State. Agenda and registration at https://www.lwvwa.org/Convention-2019.

The theme of this convention is "Looking Back, Moving Forward". It is the kickoff to the Centennial of women's suffrage, 1920, and formation of the League of Women Voters, also 1920.

In addition to League business, there will be a wide range of speakers and 16 workshops to choose among.

League members and the public are invited; participants do not have to be official delegates. Reservations required. Get more information and register here: https://www.lwvwa.org/Convention-2019.

Saturday, June 15, 2019
9:30 am - 2;00 pm
Fellowship Hall
First United Methodist Church
621 Tacoma Ave. S.
Tacoma, WA 98402
Annual Meeting of the League of Women Voters of Tacoma-Pierce County. Annual membership business meeting combined with potluck lunch and speaker. Keynote speaker is Mary Robnett, Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney.

Officers are elected, bylaws are amended, budget is adopted, policies and procedures are reviewed, etc.