Making Democracy Work

Event Calendar

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Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
6:30 PM
Milford Public Library
330 Family Dr
Milford, MI 48381
LWVOA Book Club.
Join League members for a casual conversation about topics of interest to LWV members. The book to be discussed is Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress--and a Plan to Stop It / Lawrence Lessign. Don't worry if you haven't been able to attend previous meetings - anyone can attend any time!

Future meeting dates & books: 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

Thursday, July 25, 2019
7-8:30 PM
Lathrup Village Community Center
27400 Southfield Rd.
Lathrup Village, MI 48076
Paving the Way to Better Roads: Concrete Solutions.
What:
A panel discussion covering:
a. How infrastructure is funded and why our roads are in their current state.
b. Different proposals for funding infrastructure.
c. Citizens views on taxation for roads and bridges.
d. Opportunity for questions and answers.

Who:
Craig Bryson - Senior Communication Manager, Road Commission for Oakland County
Eric Lupher - President, Citizens Resource Council
Dr. Ron Fisher - Economics Professor, Michigan State University

Open to the public. No registration required. Presented by the League of Women Voters Oakland Area in partnership with the City of Lathrup Village.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
7 AM- 8 PM
Your polling place Primary Election.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
6-7 PM
Birmingham Public Schools Education and Administration Center + Hawthorn/Sycamore Rooms
31301 Evergreen
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
Progressive Women's Caucus Listening Tour.
This summer marks the 100th anniversary of Michigan ratifying the 19th amendment and we are thrilled to celebrate this historic occasion by celebrating "100 years of making our voices heard."

With ten expected stops, legislators from both the House and Senate will host town hall events throughout the state to provide opportunities for Michigan women to share the issues most important to them.

For more information visit the Progressive Women's Council website.

Hosted by Representative Kyra Bolden (SR35) and Senator Rosemary Bayer (SS12)