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Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, May 17, 2019-Sunday, May 19, 2019
1:00 PM
Embassy Suites by Hilton
19525 Victor Parkway
Livonia, MI 48152
LWVMI State Convention. The League's 2019 Convention in Livonia will celebrate the 100th birthday of the League of Women Voters of Michigan and the 100th anniversary of suffrage for Michigan women. Many important business items also happen at Convention. These include:
  • Adopting the 2019 - 2021 state program, including any state studies
  • Adopting the LWVMI budgets for the next two years, including the per-member-payment
  • Electing LWVMI Officers and members of the Board of Directors
  • Considering Amendments to the LWVMI Bylaws, if proposed

April 27 is the deadline to register at a lower rate and ensure a hotel reservation at the discounted rate.

For more information about Convention, visit the LWVMI's webpage.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
7 PM
Panera Bread
2508 S. Adams Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
LWVOA Book Club. Join League members for a casual conversation about books. The book to be discussed is The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water by Charles Fishman. Don't worry if you haven't been able to attend previous meetings - anyone can attend any time!

Future meetings & books:

  • Wednesday, July 24 - Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress--and a Plan to Stop It / Lawrence Lessig
  • Wednesday, September 25 - Can Democracy Work?: A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World / James Miller
  • Wednesday, November 27 - Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations / Amy Chua
Saturday, June 8, 2019
TBD
Farina's Banquet Center
2485 Coolidge Hwy
Berkley, MI 48072
LWVOA Annual Meeting.
We are thrilled to present Chief Justice McCormack as our Annual Meeting speaker! Chief Justice Bridget Mary McCormack joined the Michigan Supreme Court in January 2013, and became Chief Justice in January 2019. Before her election to the Court in November 2012, she was a law professor and dean at the University of Michigan Law School. Since joining the Court, Chief Justice McCormack continues to teach at the Law School.

LWVOA's annual meeting will be held Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Farina's Banquet Center in Berkley, MI. Watch the mail for registration details.