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Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, January 12, 2015-Tuesday, January 13, 2015
 
See January 2015 Voter for times and locations Unit Meetings. The privatization of Public Education is the subject of our January Unit Meetings being held January 12-13. Discussion materials will focus upon corporate and other interests aimed at taking over public education for profit through outsourcing services, charter schools, and transferring public funds to privately run schools, etc. Members will also discuss the LWVC Positions on Privatization and Education, and the results of two League studies + one dealing with the privatization of public education K-12 and the other with subcontracting public education. Please go to the January 2015 Voter for more information.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
5:30-8pm
Central Public Library
828 I Street
Screening of "Pay 2 Play". In conjunction with Common Cause, the LWVSC will be hosting the showing of Pay 2 Play, a film about money in politics. The showing is free and open to the public. Please invite your friends (and potential LWV members).

Saturday, January 31, 2015
10am-3pm
Colonial Heights Library
4799 Stockton Blvd & 21st Ave.
Covered CA Health Insurance Enrollment.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
10am-2pm
Colonial Heights Library
4799 Stockton Blvd & 21st Ave
LWVSC Program Planning.
Monday, February 9, 2015-Tuesday, February 10, 2015
 
See Febrary 2015 Voter for times and locations Unit Meetings. LWVSC consideration of adoption by concurrence of Position on Homelessness that is currently used by San Mateo County LWV.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
9am-12pm
Wellsprings Center
3414 14th Ave.
New Members Morning Social.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
6:30pm
Clunie Clubhouse
McKinley Park
601 Alhambra Blvd, Sacramento
95816
Ethics and Transparency in Government Forum. The Advocacy Committee of the LWVSC has joined forces with Eye on Sacramento (EOS) and Common Cause to promote ethics and transparency in Sacramento City Government. The group presently is exploring and gathering information in these areas: transparency, ethics, commission/ethics code, and future redistricting of city council districts (redistricting commission). The public is invited to a series of forums to help decide how reforms in these areas should be implemented. This information will eventually be prepared for presentation to the City Council. The first forum on February 19 includes the following panelists: Craig Powell (Eye on Sacramento), Paula Lee (LWV Sacramento), Jeff Harris (City Council Member), Kimberly Nalder (CSUS Project for an Informed Electorate), Peter Scheer (First Amendment Coalition).

CLICK HERE FOR FLYER AND MORE INFORMATION

CLICK HERE FOR ETHICS AND TRANSPARENCY REPORT

CLICK HERE FOR OP ED IN SAC BEE

Monday, March 9, 2015-Tuesday, March 10, 2015
 
See March 2015 Voter for times and locations Unit Meetings. Affordability of Higher Education
Thursday, March 12, 2015
6:30pm
South Natomas Library Ethics and Transparency in Government Forum. The Advocacy Committee of the LWVSC has joined forces with Eye on Sacramento (EOS) and Common Cause to promote ethics and transparency in Sacramento City Government. The group presently is exploring and gathering information in these areas: transparency, ethics, commission/ethics code, and future redistricting of city council districts (redistricting commission). The public is invited to a series of forums to help decide how reforms in these areas should be implemented. This information will eventually be prepared for presentation to the City Council.

CLICK HERE FOR ETHICS AND TRANSPARENCY REPORT

CLICK HERE FOR OP ED IN SAC BEE

Monday, March 16, 2015
6:30PM
Sierra 2 Center
2791 24th Street
Ethics and Transparency in Government Forum. The Advocacy Committee of the LWVSC has joined forces with Eye on Sacramento (EOS) and Common Cause to promote ethics and transparency in Sacramento City Government. The group presently is exploring and gathering information in these areas: transparency, ethics, commission/ethics code, and future redistricting of city council districts (redistricting commission). The public is invited to a series of forums to help decide how reforms in these areas should be implemented. This information will eventually be prepared for presentation to the City Council.

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CLICK HERE FOR ETHICS AND TRANSPARENCY REPORT

CLICK HERE FOR OP ED IN SAC BEE

Thursday, March 19, 2015
7pm
Board of Supervisors Chamber. 700 H Street, Room 1450. LIVE Candidate Forum co-sponsored by LWVSC and Metro Cable Channel 14. In preparation for the special election to be held on April 7, 2015, the public is invited to attend a live broadcast of the City Council District 6 Candidate Forum (or watch from home on Metro Cable Channel 14). The forum will be re-broadcast before the election. Please see Metro Cable website for broadcast schedule. See our elections page for more information on the special election.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
6:30pm
Pocket Library Ethics and Transparency in Government Forum. The Advocacy Committee of the LWVSC has joined forces with Eye on Sacramento (EOS) and Common Cause to promote ethics and transparency in Sacramento City Government. The group presently is exploring and gathering information in these areas: transparency, ethics, commission/ethics code, and future redistricting of city council districts (redistricting commission). The public is invited to a series of forums to help decide how reforms in these areas should be implemented. This information will eventually be prepared for presentation to the City Council.

CLICK HERE FOR FLYER AND MORE INFORMATION

CLICK HERE FOR ETHICS AND TRANSPARENCY REPORT

CLICK HERE FOR OP ED IN SAC BEE

Thursday, March 26, 2015
5:30pm
Plates Cafe
14 Business Park Way
95828
LWVSC 75th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION.

LWVSC presents "Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment." Please join us for this exciting event! RSVP by March 23, by mail-in-form. Email league@lwvsacramento.org with questions.

CLICK HERE FOR FLYER AND REGISTRATION FORM

Thursday, April 2, 2015
6:00pm
Colonial Heights Library Board of Directors Meeting.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
6:30pm
North Natomas Library Ethics and Transparency in Government Forum. The Advocacy Committee of the LWVSC has joined forces with Eye on Sacramento (EOS) and Common Cause to promote ethics and transparency in Sacramento City Government. The group presently is exploring and gathering information in these areas: transparency, ethics, commission/ethics code, and future redistricting of city council districts (redistricting commission). The public is invited to a series of forums to help decide how reforms in these areas should be implemented. This information will eventually be prepared for presentation to the City Council.

CLICK HERE FOR FLYER AND MORE INFORMATION

CLICK HERE FOR ETHICS AND TRANSPARENCY REPORT

CLICK HERE FOR OP ED IN SAC BEE

Monday, April 13, 2015-Tuesday, April 14, 2015
 
See April 2015 Voter for times and locations Unit Meetings. Women's Rights, i.e. gender equality, human trafficking, etc.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
6:30PM
Pannell Community Center
2450 Meadowview Road
Ethics and Transparency in Government Forum. The Advocacy Committee of the LWVSC has joined forces with Eye on Sacramento (EOS) and Common Cause to promote ethics and transparency in Sacramento City Government. The group presently is exploring and gathering information in these areas: transparency, ethics, commission/ethics code, and future redistricting of city council districts (redistricting commission). The public is invited to a series of forums to help decide how reforms in these areas should be implemented. This information will eventually be prepared for presentation to the City Council.

CLICK HERE FOR FLYER AND MORE INFORMATION

CLICK HERE FOR ETHICS AND TRANSPARENCY REPORT

CLICK HERE FOR OP ED IN SAC BEE

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
6:30pm
B'nai Israel Temple
3600 Riverside Blvd
Ethics and Transparency in Government Forum. The Advocacy Committee of the LWVSC has joined forces with Eye on Sacramento (EOS) and Common Cause to promote ethics and transparency in Sacramento City Government. The group presently is exploring and gathering information in these areas: transparency, ethics, commission/ethics code, and future redistricting of city council districts (redistricting commission). The public is invited to a series of forums to help decide how reforms in these areas should be implemented. This information will eventually be prepared for presentation to the City Council.

CLICK HERE FOR ETHICS AND TRANSPARENCY REPORT

CLICK HERE FOR OP ED IN SAC BEE

Monday, May 11, 2015-Tuesday, May 12, 2015
 
See May 2015 Voter for times and locations Unit Meetings. Topic: Human Trafficking
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
6:30pm
Clunie Community Center
601 Alhambra Blvd
FINAL Ethics, Transparency, and Redistricting Forum (with small group discussions). The Advocacy Committee of the LWVSC has joined forces with Eye on Sacramento (EOS) and Common Cause to promote ethics and transparency in Sacramento City Government. The group presently is exploring and gathering information in these areas: transparency, ethics, commission/ethics code, and future redistricting of city council districts (redistricting commission). The public is invited to a series of forums to help decide how reforms in these areas should be implemented. This information will eventually be prepared for presentation to the City Council.

CLICK HERE FOR ETHICS AND TRANSPARENCY REPORT

CLICK HERE FOR OP ED IN SAC BEE

Saturday, June 6, 2015
9am-12:30pm
Aviator's Restaurant Executive Airport, 6151 Freeport Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95822 LWVSC ANNUAL MEETING. Full Breakfast Buffet. Please Pay $5.00 at the Door. R.S.V.P. to oogie2lee@comcast.net or 916-688-5360.

CLICK HERE FOR THE 2015 CALL TO ANNUAL MEETING

Saturday, June 13, 2015
11:00am
George Sim Community Center
6707 Logan Street, Sacramento
(In Sim Park located north of Elder Creek road and between the 65th Street Expressway and Power Power Inn Road)
Community Forum on Climate Change and the Cap and Trade Program. Community Forum on Climate Change and the Cap and Trade program for funding greenhouse gas reductions and community improvement projects for disadvantaged communities. Free, light snacks provided. Please RSVP to kgarcia@sacbreathe.org or 916-44-5900 ext 215.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015
4:30pm
Trinity Cathedral, 2620 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento Rally and Pilgramage to Sacramento City Hall. Rally and Pilgramage to Sacramento City Hall, 915 I Street, Sacramento for a city Planning Commission hearing on a proposed mixed income housing ordinance, which is a critical element in solving the affordable housing and homelessness problem in Sacramento.

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Saturday, July 18, 2015
11:00am-1:00pm
Robertson Community Center
3525 Norwood Avenue , Sacramento
Community Conversation on Cap and Trade, Climate Change, and Community Enhancement. The LWVC voted to co-sponsor the community forums on the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Cap and Trade program which is a significant element in the State efforts under AB 32 ,the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. Subsequent legislation SB 535 of 2012 requires that a portion of the cap and trade revenues be invested to benefit disadvantaged communities. The forums are being organized by Breathe California Sacramento chapter. Two previous forums were held in Oak Park at the Guild theater, and in the Avondale/Glen Elder area at the Sim Community Center. A third will be held on Saturday, July 18 at the Robertson Community Canter in North Sacramento/Del Paso Heights area. The purpose is to inform and obtain input from the community. The forum will include a presentation by CARB and group discussions.
Sunday, August 2, 2015
3-4:30
St. John's Lutheran Church
1701 L Street, Sacramento, California 95811
29th Annual August Peace Event. Join us at St. John's Lutheran Church in the Social Hall for Sacramento's 29th annual August Peace Event. Help us commemorate the tragic bombings of Nagasaki and Hiroshima and renew our dedication to the abolition of nuclear weapons. The keynote speaker is Andrew Lichterman, a lawyer and senior policy analyst with Western States Legal Foundation, which for 30 years has been a driving force in seeking to abolish nuclear weapons. Also on the agenda, Sadako and the Thousand Cranes will be read. Also scheduled is an inspirational family program with music by local artists the Chanteuses. Doors open at 2:45 for refreshments, socializing, and a chance to view sponsors' tables. There's plenty of free street parking around K Street. If you have any more questions regarding the event, visit http://www.augustpeaceevent.org or contact JoAnn Fuller at 916-536-9956 or joannfuller44@gmail.com.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
5:30 p.m.
City Hall 915 I Street, Sacramento, Ca 95814 Affordable Housing Ordinance vote at City Council meeting. Speak up for a Sacramento that houses everyone! Everyone in Sacramento deserves a safe, clean, and affordable space to call home. Let your voice be heard at the next City Hall Council meeting.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
5:30 p.m.
Sacramento City Hall, 915 I Street, Sacramento, Ca, 95814 Affordable Housing Ordinance vote at City Council meeting.. Speak up for a Sacramento that houses everyone! Everyone in Sacramento deserves a safe, clean, and affordable space to call home. Let your voice be heard at the next City Hall Council meeting.
Saturday, September 12, 2015
5-8 p.m.
Trinity Cathedral 2620 Capitol Ave. Midtown Sac, 95816 2nd Annual Farm To Every Fork fundraising dinner. Kick off Sacramento's Farm to Fork Week 2015 with a communal commitment to end hunger in our region! Slow Food Sacramento partners with Sacramento Homeless Organizing Committee, Oak Park Sol Community Gardens, River City Food Bank, Angels of the Fields, Loaves and Fishes, Sacramento Hunger Coalition and Wellspring Women's Center to host a gala benefit dinner for food-scarce services in the Sacramento region. The sit down dinner will feature the best local farms and producers, including Chefs Michael Thiemann, and Matt Masera of Mother and Empress Tavern. 
Saturday, September 12, 2015
5-8 p.m.
Trinity Cathedral 2620 Capitol Ave. Midtown Sac, 95816 2nd Annual Farm To Every Fork fundraising dinner. Kick off Sacramento's Farm to Fork Week 2015 with a communal commitment to end hunger in our region! Slow Food Sacramento partners with Sacramento Homeless Organizing Committee, Oak Park Sol Community Gardens, River City Food Bank, Angels of the Fields, Loaves and Fishes, Sacramento Hunger Coalition and Wellspring Women's Center to host a gala benefit dinner for food-scarce services in the Sacramento region. The sit down dinner will feature the best local farms and producers, including Chefs Michael Thiemann, and Matt Masera of Mother and Empress Tavern. For more information on where to purchase tickets visit http://slowfoodsacramento.com/event/farm-to-every-fork-2/
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
 
  Anne Rudin Scholarship application deadline.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
6:30-8 p.m.
Sam & Bonnie Pannell Community Center, 2450 Meadowview Road, Sacramento, CA 95832 Forum: Pros and Cons of Raising Minimum Wage. Sacramento City Councilmember Larry Carr and the Sacramento League of Women Voters present a Forum: Pros and Cons of Raising Minimum Wage.
Saturday, October 10, 2015
5:00-8:00 p.m.
Sacramento Native American Health Center
2020 J Street, Sacramento, Ca
36th Annual Women Take Back the Night. The event will include a rally, march, and a variety of tables and remembrances to stand against all forms of violence against women and children. If you're interested in volunteering to help the League staff a table at the event please leave a voicemail at 916-447-VOTE (8683) and include your contact information.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
1:30-5:30 p.m.
California State University at
University Union
6000 J Street, Sacramento, Ca 95819
14th Annual Voters Education & Candidates Forum. Scheduled for the event are speakers, a panel, and community booths. For more information about the forum, please e-mail info@apapa.org or call 916-928-9988.
Monday, October 12, 2015
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Hoppy's Restaurant, 6300 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, Ca., 95819 LWVSC Board Meeting. Join us for our monthly Board meeting.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Sheraton Grand Hotel, 1230 J St., Sacramento, Ca., 95814, Magnolia Room Higher Education and California's Economic Future Speaker Series on California's Future. Join us for an in-depth conversation between PPIC president, Mark Baldassare, and Gavin Newsom, lieutenant governor of California, followed by a panel discussion with experts and elected leaders. Registration starts at 11:45 a.m. and the program begins at noon.
Sunday, October 25, 2015
5-8:30 p.m.
Hilton Double Tree, 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento, Ca United Nations Day Dinner Celebrates 70th Anniversary of Founding of the United Nations. The United Nations Day 70th Anniversary Dinner will start with a social hour at 5 pm; dinner 6 pm and guest speaker at 7pm. Please email dinner reservation requests to http://www.unausasacramento.com before October 19th for a dinner ($40)and indicate your choice of a chicken, salmon or vegetarian meal. The Physicians of Social Responsibility and United Nations Association, co-hosts of this celebration, are pleased that Ms. Rebecca Peters, from Australia, will be the keynote speaker to discuss the "International Perspective of Gun Violence." Ms. Rebecca Peters, a lawyer and journalist, has worked on small arms control for more than twenty years and will discuss the international problem of small arms violence, including the gun violence in the United States. We encourage members to attend this informative United Nations Day celebration to learn more about international efforts to prevent gun violence. If there are any questions about this event please contact Barbara Hopkins at 916-388-0785.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mulvaney's B&L
1215 19th St, Sacramento, CA 95811
Grantland Johnson Community Awards - Celebrating Heroes in the Fight Against Hunger & Homelessness. As a part of national Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, and in keeping with the tradition of focusing on these issues around the Thanksgiving holiday, Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, Congresswoman Doris Matsui, State Senator Dr. Richard Pan, in partnership with Sacramento Hunger Coalition, Sacramento Housing Alliance, and Sacramento Slow Food, will be recognizing individuals and organizations work within our community to fight hunger and homelessness. The event will feature hors-d'œuvre and light refreshments.

Call for Nominations: Do you admire certain individuals and organizations who serve their communities by working to solve hunger and homelessness? Please take a moment to nominate a community hero by completing the nomination form online by October 25th. Click here to access the nomination form

For questions regarding the Grantland Johnson Community Awards, email:Andrew.Becker@asm.ca.gov.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
5:30-7 pm
Wellspring Women's Center
3414 4th Ave, Sacramento, Ca 95817
Fem Dems January meeting, Human Trafficking:The Problem in Our Backyard. Human trafficking happens every day, all around us. But did you know that Sacramento is a hub for this modern day slavery? January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and in honor of this, the Fem Dems have invited leaders from various local organizations whose mission it is to identify and combat this horrendous human trade.

Speakers will include representatives from My Sister's House, SWOP (Sex Workers Outreach Project), and CASH (Community Against Sexual Harm).

The January meeting is their last push for feminine and family hygiene products, so they will gladly accept donations of tampons, panty liners, sanitary pads, wipes, and diapers.

For more information, see their Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/174591089564382/

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Belle Cooledge Library meeting room
5600 S Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822
Bringing Home the Paris Climate talks. What happened in Paris? What does it mean to us in Sacramento? How can we be part of the solution?

Join 350 Sacramento for a conversation with three community members who attended the 2015 Paris Climate Conference. There will be a Q&A and discussion. Refreshments will be served. For more information, visit 350sacramento.org.

350 Sacramento is a local grassroots organization that works to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to engage Sacramento area citizens and community groups to build a global climate movement.

Saturday, March 5, 2016
10 a.m. - noon
Wellspring Women's Center
3414 4th Ave.
Sacramento, Ca
New Member Welcome. Wondering what the League of Women Voters does? Please join us this Saturday! We're welcoming new and returning members and also honoring our 50 year members. Board members will speak about their board duties and preparations for the 2016 elections. Past president, Suzanne Phinney, will speak about the nation's growing energy concerns with a talk titled, "Is Rooftop Solar Enough?" This is a free event but please RSVP to Catherine Troka at ctroka@gmail.com or call 916-446-5933.
Monday, March 7, 2016-Tuesday, March 8, 2016
 
Locations and times vary. March Unit Meetings. Please see Sacramento Voter for all the unit meeting locations and specific dates and times. March's unit meeting is on reducing gun violence.
Thursday, March 10, 2016
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Woodland Community & Senior Center
2001 East St.
Woodland, CA
29th annual Women's History Luncheon. The theme for the 2016 luncheon is "Working to form a more perfect Union: Honoring women in public service and government" and honors women who've shaped America's history through their leadership. The guest speaker is Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, Chief Justice of California. The cost is $25 and proceeds go to purchase women's history books for the Yolo County Public libraries. Please RSVP by March 4th. For more information or to RSVP please contact Katherine Mawdsley at 530-758-5093 or Louisa Vessell at 916-451-2113 or orlvessell@sbcglobal.net or visit http://www.ycwhm.org.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
10-noon
Aviator Restaurant at the Sacramento Executive Airport
6151 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, Ca 95822
California and Higher Education Forum. Panelists from local area colleges are slated to discuss California's higher education. Some topics that may be touched on include: accessibility, equity, affordability, funding, and preparedness. Non-members welcome! Join us for what promises to be a lively discussion! A buffet breakfast will be offered at $16. For questions or additional information, please contact Nancy Compton at 916-600-1992 or ncompton43@att.net.

9:30 a.m. -- Buffet Breakfast and Networking

10:00 a.m. -- Forum on Higher Education.

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Robert Nelsen, new CSUS president
  • Professor Kimberly Nalder, Project for an Informed Electorate, Professor of Government, CSUS
  • Denise Hamilton, Coordinator, First Year Advising, CSUS
Thursday, April 7, 2016
7 pm
Sierra 2 Theatre
2791 24th Street
Sacramento, California
LUNAFEST festival. LUNAFEST is a traveling festival of award-winning short films dedicated to showcasing women filmmakers, and raising issues impacting women and children. The event is brought to you by LUNA, the nutrition bar company, and sponsored by the Soroptomist International of Metropolitan Sacramento. SIMS is a non-profit service organization of business and professional women who are working to improve the lives of women and girls in the Sacramento community. Ticket prices is $30 (students $20), purchase tickets at http://www.lunafest.org/sacramento0407. All collected funds will go to the Breast Cancer fund and other local non-profits. Three of six films were directed by California women and the remaining films are from international women. For more information, please visit SIMSweb@sacmetrosoroptimist.org.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
4:30-6:00
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral's Great Hall
2620 Capitol Ave, Sacramento
Mayor's Candidate Forum on Homelessness. Forum is sponsored to the Sacramento Forum to end Homelessness. Pastor Joy Johnson, Board Chair for ACT (Area Congregations Together, will moderate. Mayoral candidates include: Councilmember Angelique Ashby, Tony Lopez, Russell Rawlings, and Darrell Steinberg.
Saturday, May 7, 2016
11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Supervisor's Chambers downtown
700 H Street, Suite 1450
Mayoral Forum. This forum is co-sponsored by the Midtown Alliance and the League of Women Voters, Sacramento County, and will be video taped by Metro Cable Channel 14.

Please Note replays of these forums will be available every Sunday on Metro Cable Channel 14 from May 15-June 5:

Mayoral: 9:00 a.m. Dist. #3: 11:00 a.m. Dist. #4: 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, May 7, 2016
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Supervisor's Chambers
700 H Street, Suite 1450
Sacramento, Ca
Board of Supervisor's Forum. This forum is sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Sacramento County, and video taped by Metro Cable Channel 14. Candidates are running for the supervisor position.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
6:00-7:00 p.m.
McClatchy Library
2112 22nd St
Sacramento, CA 95818
Remember the Ladies: The Real Struggle for Women's Suffrage. With the California primaries on the way, take a moment to "Remember the Ladies" who fought for women's voting rights. Review the history of women's suffrage in America from Heather Skinkle, League of Women Voters Board of Directors member. Learn about California State suffrage in 1911 through the 19th Amendment from Amanda DeWilde, Sacramento Public Library archivist. Discuss the issues of voter apathy among women and what you can do to help. Plus, author Gina L. Mulligan will share the unique historical facts about suffrage that inspired her novel, "Remember the Ladies," a story about a female lobbyist in 1887. For more information, please contact McClatchy Library.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
5:30
Wellspring Women's Center
3414, 4th Avenue
Sacramento
LWV of Sacramento's Annual Meeting:. This is a free event and the public is more than welcome to join us and observe our discussion.

Gather together for conversation, wine, non-alchoholic drinks, and heavy appetizers while we discuss the upcoming year's issues to focus on. Members will also adopt a budget and elect our Board of Directors.

The LWV of Sacramento's Annual Meeting Call will be emailed or sent by U.S. mail to all members to provide additional details and serve as a reminder to attend. We need LWV members there to VOTE and accomplish our agenda for the evening.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
All day
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Saturday, September 17, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ella K. McClatchy Library
2112 22nd St.
Sacramento, CA 95818
Speaker Training for League members. League members are invited to a special training presentation on public speaking for voter events presented by Trisha Uhrhammer, LWV of Sacramento member, and LWVC Voter Service Director, Carol Moon Goldberg. Join us for coffee, treats, and get to know other attendees before training begins. After the training we hope that everyone will leave feeling confident, comfortable, and capable. We will send you in pairs or trios to present information on our local and state measures. Trisha and Carol are working hard to make this a very worthwhile training session, so please join us! If interested, please RSVP to Louise Einspahr at louise.einspahr@gmail.com.
Saturday, October 1, 2016
3:00 -5:00 p.m.
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library
7335 Gloria Drive, Sacramento
Pros & Cons Discussion. The League is partnering with the AAUW to host and present this Pros & Cons discussion.
Monday, October 10, 2016
6:15 pm
449 San Miguel Way, Sacramento 95819 Unit Meetings. Discussion of the propositions will be continued at the October Unit meetings. The Pro-Con League teams will attend the Units to make presentations.

For date, time and location in other areas, see Unit Meetings:

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
 
  Unit Meetings. Discussion of the propositions will be continued at the October Unit meetings. The Pro-Con League teams will attend the Units to make presentations.

For time and location in your area, see page 3 of the October Voter: http://lwvnet.org/lwv/ca/sacramento/files/october_newsletter.pdf

Monday, October 24, 2016
 
  Last Day to Register to Vote in California. Your registration must be postmarked or submitted electronically no later than October 24, 2016:

http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voter-registration/

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
All day
Sacramento County Election Day. Get out and vote this Election Day! Visit http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/ or http://votersedge.org/ca for voting information.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
1:00 p.m.- 3 p.m.
Loaves & Fishes1351 C Street and then march to City Hall March to welcome Mayor Darrell Steinberg. We would like to invite you to join us on a march to City Hall from Loaves & Fishes to welcome our new Mayor, Darrell Steinberg! Spread the word and bring your banners.
Monday, December 19, 2016
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Trinity Cathedral, 2620 Capitol Ave., Sacramento 3rd Annual Interfaith Homeless Memorial. Please join Sacramento Regional Coalition to end Homelessness at their 3rd Annual Interfaith Homeless Memorial. For more information, please visit srceh.org. Free parking at 2701 N Street.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
9:15
Meetup at 1033 S Street LWV marches to support Women's March on Washington. Meetup at 1033 S Street then we walk to Southside Park to begin march to capital at 10:00 a.m. Carpooling and free parking under the freeway is recommended. LWVUS Board of Directors voted unanimously for the League to participate in the march. We march for voting rights, justice, political reform, health care, and to protect our environment!
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
6 p.m.
City Hall Council Chamber
915 I Street, 1st floor
Vote on Ethics and Transparency reforms. Please come and support these reforms! The Sacramento City Council will consider three proposed ordinances to adopt a Sunshine Ordinance, Ethics Commission, and Ethics Code. These reforms are the final legislative pieces to implement a reform framework advocated for by Common Cause and the League of Women Voters of Sacramento County.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
5:30 p.m.
RSVP at advocacy@lwvsacramento.org for event location Women's Health...Who Decides?. Join the League of Women Voters Sacramento County, National Council of Jewish Women, and partnering organizations for a screening of Motherhood by Choice, Not Chance. After the screening there will be a panel discussion. Food and drinks starts at 5:30 p.m and the film begins at 6 p.m.