Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, September 22, 2017
Noon - 2 pm
Cedars of Dexter Clubhouse
411 Cedars Lane, Dexter, MI
LUNCH AND LEARN: Book Discussion. The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Listen to an NPR podcast about the book HERE


Tuesday, September 26, 2017
All Day
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
4 pm
Bank of Ann Arbor
801 W. Ellsworth Rd
Ann Arbor
Board Meeting. Board meetings are usually held on the fourth Tuesday of the month.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
7:30 pm
HOMES Brewery
2321 Jackson Rd
Ann Arbor
BREWS & VIEWS. How immigration raids impact the health and wellbeing of immigrant communities

Speakers: Dr. William Lopez and Dr. Nicole Novak UM School of Public Health

Monday, October 2, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Eastern Michigan University Student Center

900 Oakwood, Ypsilanti, MI

Map to the Location
Paid Parking available directly in front of the building.
VOTER SUPPRESSION - TALKING ABOUT WHAT'S HAPPENING. FALL MEMBERSHIP MEETING (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC) Featured Speaker: Jocelyn Benson ▪ Dean of Wayne State University Law School, 2012-2016 ▪ Member of the Board of Directors of the Southern Poverty Law Center ▪ CEO of the Ross Initiative in Sports Equality (RISE) Specializing in Election Law and Law Education, Professor Benson is a frequent commentator on voting rights and election law, and has advocated for fairness, transparency, and accountability in our political process throughout her career.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
7 pm - 9:30 pm
Community Television Network Channel 19 Candidate Forums - Ann Arbor City Council. 7-7:30pm Ward 5 - Chip Smith & Ali Ramlawi; 8-8:30pm Ward 4 - Jack Eaton & Diane Giannola; 9-9:30pm Ward 2 - Jane Lumm & Jared Hoffert
Moderator: Dharma Akmon, LWV-AAA Forums are broadcast "live" and then available "on demand" at
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
  Last Day to Register to vote in November election.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Community Television Network Channel 19 STUDENTS TO DEBATE COUNTY MILLAGE PROPOSAL. Members of the Saline High School Debate Team will speak for and against the proposal
Washtenaw County Community Mental Health and Public Safety Preservation Millage that will be on the November 7 ballot. The team is coached by Saline High School English Teacher, Shelly Venema and the moderator will be League member John Chamberlin.
Debate will be broadcast "live" on CTN Channel 19, and then available "on demand" at
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
HOMES Brewery
2321 Jackson Rd.
Ann Arbor
Brews & Views. Intergenerational Activitism Speaker: Rabbi Alana Alpert

NOTE: date and location are tentative

Friday, October 27, 2017
noon - 2 pm
Cedars at Dexter Clubhouse
411 Cedars Lane, Dexter
Lunch & Learn. Election integrity
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7 am - 8 pm
Your Local Polling Place ELECTION DAY. City Elections. For details go to to see what will be on your ballot and, if there will be local elections in your community, find candidate responses to LWVAAA questions.