Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events


We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, September 14, 2017
5-7pm
Ann's House
Trenton
LWV-Downeast Book Group. We're switching it up! The book group is not reading a book. We're each choosing our own long-form essay or article to read and report on: current events, issues, political theory, social change, you name it. Great snacks and good company. All welcome. RSVP or get directions at downeast@lwvme.org.
Friday, September 15, 2017
10-11:00 am
WERU 89.9 FM Blue Hill and 99.9 FM Bangor, streaming at weru.org Democracy Forum -- Census 2020: Making Sense of the Census. LWV Downeast hosts a radio program on democracy in cooperation with WERU FM. We'll talk about the history and evolution of the census, why it's important, who uses census data, what's being planned for 2020, and whether there are problems on the horizon. Guests: Margo J Anderson, Distinguished Professor of History and Urban Studies at the University of Wisconsin+Milwaukee; and Richard Taylor Communications and Research Manager, Maine State Housing Authority. We'll take listener calls during the second half of the show.
Monday, September 18, 2017
5:00pm
Mary's House
Thomaston
Midcoast League Planning Meeting. Join League members in the Midcoast area to plan projects for the coming year. For more information or to RSVP, email midcoast@lwvme.org.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
10am
Portland, ME Naturalization Ceremony. Welcome new citizens and register new voters. Email Peg Balano for more information at peg.balano@gmail.com.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
5:30-7:00pm
Pat's Pizza
396 High St.
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Public Conversation -- Census 2020: Making Sense of the Census. Join us to continue the conversation on Census 2020. Guests to be announced. Appetizers and soft drinks will be provided by the League. Cash bar. Public welcome.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
 
  Election Day 2017.
Friday, November 17, 2017
10am
Bangor, ME Naturalization Ceremony. Welcome new citizens and register new voters. Email Peg Balano for more information at peg.balano@gmail.com.