Making Democracy Work

LWV of Detroit Calendar

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, October 8, 2018
6-8PM
Wayne County Community College District
Downtown Campus
Frank Hayden Community Room
1001 W Fort St
Detroit, MI 48226
Dine & Discuss Democracy. Dine & Discuss Democracy Flyer

Join the ACLU Fund of Michigan and Count MI Vote Education Fund to learn about Proposals 2 and 3 on the November ballot and how they could affect the way YOUR voice is heard.

Dinner will be served at 6pm with the program starting at 6:30pm. This event is FREE and open to the public. All are encouraged to attend.

Thursday, October 18, 2018
 
  Candidate Forum for Governor, Attorney General & Secretary of State. CANCELLED
Thursday, October 18, 2018
5:30-8:30pm
IBEW Local 58
1358 Abbott St
Detroit, MI 48226
CitizenDetroit Dinner & Dialogues. Understanding Proposals 2 & 3

Dinner & Dialogue Flyer

Representatives from Promote the Vote and Voters Not Politicians will present information on two of the proposals that will appear on the non-partisan section of the November ballot in Michigan: Promote the Vote and Gerrymandering/Redistricting.

Dinner will be served at 5:30pm with the program starting at 6:00pm.

Admission is FREE, but reservations are required. Space is limited. To make your reservation, click the link: https://citizendetroit.org/events/

This event is brought to you by CitizenDetroit in partnership with the LWV of Detroit.

For more information on this event, refer to the https://citizendetroit.org.

Saturday, October 20, 2018
2-4pm
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
13651 Dequindre
Detroit, MI 48212
LWV of Detroit Membership Meeting. Guest Speaker: Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon.

Membership Meeting Flyer

Sheriff Napoleon will provide an overview of the role of the Sheriff's Department as well as address current issues regarding immigration, human trafficking, and scams.

Also on the meeting agenda is a brief review of current LWV voter/election-related activities and plans for the future.

Please invite friends and family to this meeting! All are welcome to attend.

FMI: Please refer to the flyer.

Monday, October 22, 2018
12noon-1:30pm
Wayne State University
Student Center, Room 285
5221 Gullen Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Voter Education Event. Join us for a discussion of Ballot Proposal 3 (Promote the Vote) and Ballot Proposal 2 (Redistricting). We will also provide information on Absentee Ballots and How to Evaluate a Candidate's Speech with the 5 Ps: Platitudes/Pandering, Pants on Fire, Good/Bad Pivots, Pertinent and Potshots.

All are welcome to attend.

FMI: Contact Darlene Penningston-Johnson @ 313-577-0787.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Time TBA
Location TBD Voter Education Forum. Save the date.

More information on the League's Voter Education Forum coming soon.

Thursday, October 25, 2018
5:30-8:30pm
IBEW Local 58
1358 Abbott St
Detroit, MI 48226
CitizenDetroit Dinner & Dialogues. Legalizing Recreational Marijuana. Please join us for a presentation and discussion on the marijuana ballot issue (Proposal 3).

Dinner & Dialogue Flyer

Dinner will be served at 5:30pm with the program starting at 6:00pm.

Admission is FREE, but reservations are required. Space is limited. To make your reservation, click the link: https://citizendetroit.org/events/

This event is brought to you by CitizenDetroit in partnership with the LWV of Detroit.

For more information on this event, refer to the https://citizendetroit.org.

FMI on Prop 1, watch this 60-second videoclip from The Detroit Free Press: https://www.freep.com/videos/opinion/columnists/mike-thompson/2018/10/01/michigans-marijuana-ballot-proposal-60-seconds/1493310002/

Thursday, November 1, 2018
TBA
Location TBA Charter Commission Candidates Forum. Please join us for a Candidate Forum for Detroit's Charter Commission. This is your chance to meet the candidates and ask one-on-one questions.

This event is brought to you by CitizenDetroit in partnership with the LWV of Detroit.

Stay tuned for more information about this event.

Thursday, November 1, 2018
6-8pm
Greater New Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church
586 Owens St
Detroit, MI 48202
Voter Educational Event. Join us for a discussion of Ballot Proposal 3 (Promote the Vote) and Ballot Proposal 2 (Redistricting). We will also provide information on Absentee Ballots and How to Evaluate a Candidate's Speech with the 5 Ps: Platitudes/Pandering, Pants on Fire, Good/Bad Pivots, Pertinent and Potshots.

All are welcome to attend.

FMI: Contact Rosa Parks Center Institute for Self Development, Anita Peek @ 313-377-8416.

Saturday, November 3, 2018
12noon-5PM
Detroit PAL Headquarters
1680 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216
AMPLIFY YOUR VOTE RALLY. Amplify Your Vote Poster

YOUR VOICE IS YOUR POWER

Music / Food / Celebration / Hosted by @KidClever / Sounds by DJ L-BooG

For a listing of special guest speakers, refer to the flyer.

This event is a partnership with The Skillman Foundation, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Tau Alpha Omega Chapter (Redford MI), Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Detroit Alumna Chapter), and the League of Women Voters of Detroit.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
7am-7pm
Your neighborhood polling location 2018 GENERAL ELECTION. The 2018 General Election is scheduled to elect the Governor of Michigan and other federal, state, and local officials.
Saturday, November 17, 2018
2-4pm
Location TBD Membership Meeting. Our membership meetings are currently held monthly. Save the date. Further information about this meeting coming soon.
Friday, May 17, 2019-Sunday, May 19, 2019
 
Embassy Suites Hotel
19525 Victor Parkway
Livonia, MI 48152
2019 LWVMI State Convention. Plan to Join Us for a Great Convention and to Celebrate the LWVMI 100th Year!
Friday, May 21, 2021-Sunday, May 23, 2021
 
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
Michigan State University
219 South Harrison Road
East Lansing, MI 48824
2021 LWVMI Convention. Save the date. More info to follow in the coming months.