Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, August 3, 2018
1:00-3:00pm
509 S. Cherry Street, Richmond, home of Jane Newell LWV-RMA Election Modernization Meeting. What issues face our registration and election systems? How might we as individuals and League members understand and advocate for improved election security? For more information contact jane.newell@comcast.net.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
1:30pm
Best Café, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 200 North Boulevard, Richmond LWV-RMA Communications Committee Discussion. Join us to brainstorm ideas for communicating about upcoming elections, voter education, and all League events using Facebook and other tools. We welcome input from all members! Information contact Lynn McMartin lynnmcmartin@gmail.com.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
10:30am-2:00pm
U.S. District Court, 7th Floor, Broad Street, Richmond Naturalization Ceremony for New Citizens. LWV-RMA members distribute voter registration applications each month. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Contact Barbara Greenleaf, deltabsg@aol.com
Saturday, August 18, 2018
10:30am-12:30pm
Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Drive, Henrico LWV-RMA Voter Registration Training. Annual voter registration training session for League members and the public with Garry Ellis, Virginia Department of Elections. (Note new date.)
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
3:00pm
Ginter Park Presbyterian Church, 3601 Seminary Avenue, Richmond LWV-RMA Board of Directors' Meeting. The board meets monthly to set policy, discuss strategy, and establish the calendar. League members are invited to attend as observers.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
1:30pm
Byrd Theater, 2908 W. Cary Street, Richmond "Iron Jawed Angels". The movie depicts how women won the right to vote, with Hilary Swank as Alice Paul and Anjelica Huston as Carrie Chapman Catt. Sponsored by VAratifyERA.
Monday, August 27, 2018
6:00-8:00pm
513 Ridgeley Lane, Henrico, home of Jeanne D'Ascoli LWV-RMA Hot Topics - Expanding Voter Participation. League member Nancy Conkright will lead a discussion about what we can do as individuals and League members to expand voter participation. Come at 6:00 for socializing, bring your own dinner, drinks and dessert provided. For League members and friends. Contact: Jeanne D'Ascoli 804-740-6841
Thursday, August 30, 2018
2:00-4:00pm
Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road, Chesterfield LWV-RMA Communications Committee. All members welcome to assist in developing a timely, coordinated, and streamlined method to keep our membership informed and to increase visibility in the community. Information contact Lynn McMartin lynnmcmartin@gmail.com.
Saturday, September 8, 2018
8:00am-4:00pm
Woodlands Hotel/Conference Center, 119 Visitor Center Dr., Williamsburg, VA LWV Virginia Fall Workshops. With a focus of "Next Steps" the day will include items recommended by LWV US national convention, plus Virginia interests, and local League management. Details on the LWV Virginia website at http://lwv-va.org/
Thursday, September 13, 2018
6:00-8:15pm
Henrico's Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Drive LWV-RMA Defending Democracy: Powering Up for Action. All member meeting to learn about opportunities for action and engagement in the coming League year. Come prepared to sign up for action! Contact Jeanne D'Ascoli 804-740-6841
Sunday, September 16, 2018
4:00-6:00pm
Virginia Union University, Ellison Hall - Wall Auditorium, Lombardy Street, Richmond Candidate Forum - CDs 4 and 7. Delta Signa Theta Sorority Richmond Alumnae Chapter in partnership with LWV-RMA has invited candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives Districts 4 and 7 to this forum. Free admission.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
 
  National Voter Registration Day. Details coming soon.