Voting Rights Townhall Oct 23

Voting Rights Town Hall

Panelists: ACLU, ACCESS,

MI Civil Rights Commission, Michigan Voice

Your rights  ●  Nonpartisan information  ●  Voter suppression

with State Legislators

Senator Morris Hood ● Senator David Knezek

Representative Abdullah Hammoud ● Representative Sylvia Santana

Monday, October 23, 6 pm

Henry Ford College Forfa Auditorium

A project of the League of Women Voters – U.S.   Public Advocacy for Voter Protection (PAVP)

Book discussion celebrating the League’s 100th Anniversary May 11th

Interested in joining a book discussion celebrating the League’s 100th Anniversary?   Members of the LWVDDH (and friends) will be meeting on

Saturday, May 11th at 1 pm to discuss:

Author will be a keynote speaker at the LWVMI Conference in Livonia on May 18.

Gateaux Patisserie Bakery at

1004 S. Military (just south of Michigan Ave.)

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Peggy Kearney at

peggy.kearney@yahoo.com/248-882-1254 (cell)

Register for the Annual Meeting!

69th Annual Meeting

Thursday, June 13, 2019

5:30 Doors Open – 6:00 Dinner Buffet – 6:30 Meeting

Park Place, 23400 Park St.

Guest Speaker

Judy Karandjeff, Immediate Past President, LWVMI

Buffer menu includes Chicken Park Place (Halal), Green Bean Almandine, Roasted Red Skin Potatoes, Michigan Salad, Vegetarian Lasagna, Rolls and Butter, Fresh Fruit Tray, Strawberry Layered Cake,  Coffee, Iced and Hot Tea.

Cost is $25.00 per attendee.  Guests are welcome at the same price.

Mail checks payable to LWVDDH to LWV, 120 N. Military, Dearborn MI 48124.

Please note that if you would like to pay your 2019/2020 dues along with your dinner reservation, you can include the dues payment with your dinner reservation check.  You can also pay your dues at the meeting.

Dues are $60.00, $90.00 (household) and $10.00 (students)

Reservations requested by June 7th.  Thanks!

For questions, please contact info@lwvddh.org or 313-278-6476

LWV-MI 2019 Conference in Livonia

Empowering Voters, Defending Democracy

LWVMI CONFERENCE “BUILDING A ON THE FIRST 100 YEARS”

May 17-19, 2019

Embassy Suites By Hilton – Livonia

Registration deadline for conference and for hotel is April 27, 2019.

Go to lwvmi.org to register for conference.  Cost is $190.00 and includes Saturday lunch and evening banquet.  There is also an option for Saturday only attendance.

 To book a hotel room, you can book online (link at LWVMI website) or call the hotel at 734-462-6000.  Either way, use code LMI.  Rooms are $129.00 plus taxes.

Agenda

5/17

Friday Pre-Convention Workshop, 1pm – 4 pm “Democracy Agenda Update”

Welcome reception hosted by LWVMI, 4:30  pm – 6:00 pm

5/18

Plenary – LWVUS president Chris Carson will speak at some point

Afternoon workshop (two sessions)

Banquet (included in cost of registration) Keynote speaker is Elaine Weiss, author of The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote

5/19

Plenary (morning)

Our League can send seven voting delegates.  I hope that many of our members will attend because the location is so close.  Please consider attending.  It will be fun as well as a great opportunity to learn more about the League and areas you may want to become more involved in. 

                                             SEE YOU THERE!

League’s 100th anniversary Celebration

Interested in joining a book discussion celebrating the League’s 100th Anniversary?   Members of the LWVDDH (and friends) will be meeting on

Saturday, May 11th at 1 pm

Author will be a keynote speaker at the LWVMI Conference in Livonia on May 18.

Venue for book discussion is still to be determined.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Peggy Kearney at

peggy.kearney@yahoo.com/248-882-1254 (cell)

League Meeting April 2019: Policy for a Prosperous Michigan: A 21st Century Agenda

League of Women Voters Dearborn-Dearborn Heights
Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy

Policy for a Prosperous Michigan:
A 21st Century Agenda

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Christ Episcopal Church
7:00 pm

Lou Glazer of Michigan Future presents and facilitates a discussion on how Michigan can grow a broad middle class again. He will share that the basic conclusion after 25 years of research is that Michigan will not have a middle class again until we transition to the knowledge economy that is the path to prosperity in the 21st Century. This research can be found at the website www.michiganfuture.org
Learn how we as citizens, working together, can help to influence
public policy to effect a better educated and employed Michigan.

The church is located at 120 N. Military (at Cherry Hill) and is accessible via ramp and elevator.

League of Women Voters Dearborn/Dearborn Heights
www.lwvddh.org https://www.facebook.com/lwvddh.org
313-278-6476 info@lwvddh.org

Download Flyer PDF

March 2019 Meeting – Amplify your voice

Empowering Voters, Defending Democracy

Thursday, March 21, 2019
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Christ Episcopal Church
(Located at 120 N. Military just north of Cherry Hill)
The facility is accessible via ramp and elevator.

Amplify Your Voice!

Access Practical Strategies in Persuasion

Celebrate the Three Cs in Effective Communication

Create Goals for Your Personal Advocacy Efforts

Presented by DPS Community-Education teacher Anne Gautreau
[Rumor has it she likes to have fun!]

This meeting is a follow up to our Program Planning meeting which gave members a chance to talk about issues important to us and which we want to lobby our legislators on. Ms. Gautreau facilitated this very successful meeting. If you were there, you know it should be a great meeting. Please note earlier starting time!

Please join us at this member only meeting!!

League of Women Voters Dearborn/Dearborn Heights www.lwvddh.org https://www.facebook.com/lwvddh.org
313-278-6476 info@lwvddh.org

Meet Your Elected Officials

Meet Your Elected Officials

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Merci Café

3371 Greenfield (at Rotunda)

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Join your neighbors for an informal open house to meet your elected officials, get your copy of the League’s 2019 Who’s Who: Your Elected Officials, and celebrate the League’s 99th anniversary of its founding on February 14, 1920.

Local elected officials from Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, and Inkster will be invited to join us at the event.  This is an opportunity to meet our local policy makers, face-to-face, in a casual environment.  It is a chance for our office holders to meet YOU!  Please join us!

League of Women Voters Dearborn/Dearborn Heights

www.lwvddh.org    https://www.facebook.com/lwvddh.org

313-278-6476    info@lwvddh.org

Program Planning Meeting

Program Planning Meeting

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Christ Episcopal Church

Room 213

9:30 – social gathering with light refreshments

  10:00 – 11:00 Membership Meeting

At our January Membership Program Planning meeting we will review our local and state programs  We will be making proposals for retaining, amending or adding to existing League programs. All members are invited to discuss the proposals.  The resulting suggestions for local program will be considered by the local board that recommends a proposed program. This program is adopted or amended by members at the Annual Meeting in the spring.

Suggestions made for state program will be sent to the state board that formulates a proposed program from suggestions of all local Leagues. Program choices will be made for two years by the delegates at the biennial State Convention in the spring of 2019. 


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