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)

WATCH | Dearborn Heights City Council Forum July 2019

The League of Women Voters held a Candidate Forum for the City Council Council of the City of Dearborn Heights.

Click here to visit the League’s Voter Guide for this upcoming primary.

LWVDDH Book Club August 2019 Meet-up

LWVDDH Book Group!!

Members of the LWVDDH (and friends) will be meeting on: 

Thursday, August 8th at 1 pm 

In the Lounge of Christ Episcopal Church

120 N. Military, Dearborn, MI 48124. 

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Peggy Kearney at: peggy.kearney@yahoo.com/248-882-1254 (cell)

This time we will be discussing Nicholas D. Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn’s book:

Half the Sky: 

Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

Hope to see you there!! 

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Candidates Forum – Dearborn Heights City Council Primary Election (2019)

Candidates Forum Dearborn Heights City Council Primary Election

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Caroline Kennedy Public Library

24590 George

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

All candidates running for three open seats on the Dearborn Heights City Council have been invited to participate in this live forum.  A primary election on August 6 will determine which candidates will be listed on the November ballot.  

The forum will be taped for future viewing on the League of Women Voters Dearborn-Dearborn Heights website.

All are welcome.  Please join us!!

League of Women Voters Dearborn/Dearborn Heights

www.Vote411.org     313-278-6476     info@lwvddh.org

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Book Discussion: The Moment of Lift June 27th

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Our first book discussion was so much fun—we are going to meet again!

Members of the LWVDDH (and friends) will be meeting on:

Thursday, June 27th at 1 pm in the Lounge of Christ Episcopal Church

120 N. Military, Dearborn, MI 48124

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Peggy Kearney at: peggy.kearney@yahoo.com/248-882-1254 (cell)

This time we will be discussing Melinda Gates’ book:

The Moment of Lift: How Impowering Women Changes the World

“In her book, Melinda tells the stories of the inspiring people she’s met through her work all over the world, digs into the data, and powerfully illustrates issues that need our attention―from child marriage to gender inequity in the workplace.”

― President Barack Obama

Watch last year’s LWVDDH Annual Meeting

The League of Women Voters – Dearborn/Dearborn Heights held its annual meeting on June 21st, 2018 at Park Place in Dearborn, MI. The keynote speaker for the event was Darrell Donakowski, Director of Studies of the American National Election Studies (ANES). League committee chairs, elected officials, and community activists also spoke at the event. The keynote speaker, Darrell Donakowski passed away on Saturday, April 27th, 2019.  Darrell loved his Dearborn community very much and was very involved in local and national politics. The League sends its condolences to Darrell’s family and may he rests in peace.

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

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)

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)