Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
6:30 pm
ETM Solar Works
300 North Street
Endicott, NY 13760
LWV Board Meeting.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
6:30 pm - 8-30 pm
SUNY-Broome
Decker Center, Room 201
Public Voice Program at SUNY-Broome- What should our elected officials be talking about?. The elections of 2016 are over. Now it is time for our elected officials to propose legislation that will improve our communities. What should the legislative priorities be? The public is invited to participate. New York Assembly Members Donna Lupardo, Clifford Crouch and Senator Fred Akshar have been asked to submit their top three legislative priorities as well as Dan Reynolds, Chair of the Broome County Legislature and Jason Garnar, Broome County Executive. The LWVBTC is a co-sponsor of this event.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
6:30 pm
ETM Solarworks
300 North Street
Endicott, NY 13760
Board Meeting.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
 
  2017 Students Inside Albany. Completed applications due to LWVBTC.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
10:30 am - 2 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church
183 Riverside Drive
Binghamton, NY 13905
Civic Action Bootcamp!. Have an issue you care about? Time to get informed + and speak up! At this workshop you will learn how to make yourself heard by your local, state, and federal representatives. We will be discussing the best methods of reaching your representatives, as well as how to educate yourself on topics, including pending legislation. There will also be training on how to communicate effectively using electronic media, letters, phone calls, and speaking in person with government officials. Lunch will be provided. (Suggested donation $10). Co-sponsored by LWV Broome and Tioga Counties and Citizen Action of New York, Southern Tier Chapter.

Registration is filling up fast, so don't delay, Register on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/1244830345605811/ or if you do not have a FB account e-mail mgoodel@binghamton.edu and/or dael.norwood@gmail.com. ID yourself as League Member.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
6:45 PM
Vestal Public Library
Vestal, NY
New York's 2017 Constitutional Convention Ballot Measure.. Rescheduled from January 24th.

Constitutional Convention with special guest presenter: Jennifer Wilson, Public Policy and Program Director, LWVNYS Public is welcome.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
6 pm
Owego Treadway

Owego, NY
Women of Achievement Dinner. 6 p.m. Social Hour, 7 p.m. Dinner Further info TBA.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
 
Albany, NY LWV Lobby Day.
Sunday, May 21, 2017
 
Albany, NY 2017 Students Inside Albany Conference. Events spans from May 21 to May 24, 2017. Deadline for applications is 2/15/17. Further info on this website under Students Inside Albany.
Saturday, June 10, 2017-Sunday, June 11, 2017
 
Liverpool, NY LWVNYS Convention. Further information TBA.
Monday, November 6, 2017
 
  100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in New York. Women won the right to vote in New York State in 1917. Women across the country were granted the right to vote in 1920 with the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
 
  Election Day. General Election