Making Democracy Work

Past

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Book: Extravaganza discussion of author David McCullough's books -- whatever book you want to discuss!
~ Public Invited ~
Thursday, May 18, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3: p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Membership Committee Meeting.
Monday, May 15, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: Housing: Fair & Affordable.
Presenters . . .

Jeana Dunlap - Director of Redevelopment Strategies for Louisville Forward.
  • A fabulous interactive presentation on Redlining Louisville: The History of Race, Class and Real Estate
  • How redlining still impacts Louisville residents & what local government can do to alleviate these problems

Cathy Hinko - Executive Director of Metropolitan Housing Coalition.
  • The status of the new Comprehensive Plan to replace 2020 & how League members can be engaged at many levels
  • The importance of fully funding the Affordable Housing Trust in this year's Metro Louisville Budget

    ~ Public Invited ~
    Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Donations for dinner accepted -- No reservation needed.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Education Committee Meeting.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Money In Politics Committee.
Monday, May 1, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
LWVL Board Meeting.
Monday, April 17, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: JCPS Talent Development Academics. Panel Discussion: Christy Rodgers, JCPS Director of College & Career Readiness with Community & Business Leaders & Students.
~ Public Invited ~
Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Donations for dinner accepted -- No reservation needed.
Saturday, April 1, 2017
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
League of Women Voters of Kentucky Convention.
Monday, March 20, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: Air and Water Challenges in Kentucky. Speaker: Sarahlynn Cunningham. She is a licensed, professional environmental engineer, and environmental educator. She holds two interdisciplinary degrees from the University of Louisville -- a bachelor's in environmental engineering and a master's in environmental education and environmental history. She co-founded the Louisville Climate Action Network, where she serves as its part-time Director. Besides teaching for Louisville CAN, she has taught UofL's "Green Engineering and Sustainable Design" graduate courses and "Introduction to Environmental Engineering" undergraduate courses.
~ Public Invited ~
Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Donations for dinner accepted -- No reservation needed.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Membership Committee Meeting.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Book: What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk about the Next American Revolution by Gar Alperovitz. Discussion Leader: Barb Kelty
~ Public Invited ~
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Education Committee Meeting.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Money In Politics Committee.
Monday, March 6, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
LWVL Board Meeting.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
5:00 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Adjunct Study Committee.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
4:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Racial Reconciliation Committee. The newly formed LWVL Committee on Racial Reconciliation is hosting a discussion on the book White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Deckle Edge. This gathering is a follow-up to the February 2nd book discussion and to remarks by author Dr. Carol Anderson, sponsored by Empower West. All are welcome, whether or not you attended the February 2nd presentation.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Membership Committee Meeting.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Book: White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg. Discussion Leader: Pat Walker
~ Public Invited ~
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Education Committee Meeting.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
5:00 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Adjunct Study Committee.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Membership Committee Meeting.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Book: An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen. Discussion Leader: Susan Rostov
~ Public Invited ~
Monday, January 16, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: Meet & Greet the Jefferson County State Legislative Delegation.
~ Public Invited ~
Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Donations for dinner accepted -- No reservation needed.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Money In Politics Committee.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Education Committee Meeting.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
5:00 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Adjunct Study Committee.
Monday, January 2, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
LWVL Board Meeting.
Sunday, December 25, 2016
 
  Christmas. Happy Holidays!
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Education Committee Meeting.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Book: Listen, Liberal: Or What ever happened to the Party of the People by Thomas Frank. Discussion Leader: Susan Rostov
~ Public Invited ~
Monday, December 5, 2016
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
LWVL Board Meeting.
Saturday, December 3, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
New Member Luncheon.
Monday, November 21, 2016
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: What's Happening with Charter Schools?.
  • An overview of Prichard Committee's Report "Exploring Charter Schools in Kentucky." Panelist: Susan Perkins Weston
  • Charters and School Funding in Kentucky.
    Panelist: Stephanie Winkler, President of the Kentucky Education Association; and
  • Case Study--The Iowa Charter School Experience. Panelist: Alan Young, a former Iowa teacher and present Project Manager of the Jefferson County Public Schools Educator Growth System
Thursday, November 17, 2016
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Membership Committee Meeting.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Money & Politics Committee.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Money & Politics Committee.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Book: The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins by Kirstin Downey. Discussion Leader: Sarah Lynn Cunningham
~ Public Invited ~
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
CHECK YOUR POLLING PLACE ELECTION DAY.
Monday, November 7, 2016
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
LWVL Board Meeting.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Book: Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich: Vote Buying and the Corruption of Democracy by Mary Frances Berry, professor of history at University of Pennsylvania and past chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Discussion Leader: Mary Jo Rodgers
~ Public Invited ~
Monday, October 17, 2016
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: Meet & Greet. Meet the General Election Candidates: U.S. Congress, KY Senate & House, Metro Council, School Board, & Judges
~ Public Invited ~ Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Donations for dinner accepted -- No Reservation needed!
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
8 a.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Coffee with Secretary of State of Kentucky: PUBLIC INVITED!.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
 
  October 11 -- Deadline to register and/or change address for November 8 election!.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Day Event
  NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY!.
Monday, September 19, 2016
5:30 p.m., Dinner. Program @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: VOTING MATTERS!. Speakers: Assistant Secretary of State Lindsay Hughes Thurston; Jefferson County Clerk's Frank Friday, Director Government & Community Affairs; and Reginald Meeks (District 42), Chair of Elections, Constitutional Amendments and Intergovernmental Affairs.
~ Public Invited ~ No Reservations Needed. Donations accepted for dinner ~
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Book: Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence by Gary A. Haugen and Victor Boutros. Book is the winner of the 2016 Grawmeyer Award for Ideas Improving the World Order. Discussion Leader: Pat Murrell.
~ Public Invited ~
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
LWVL Board Meeting.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Charter School Study Committee.
Monday, August 15, 2016
5:30 p.m., Dinner. Program @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: Racism: Justice and Changing Hearts & Minds. Panel and Open Discussion: Dave Stengel, Former Commonwealth Attorney & State Legislator; Christopher 2X, Community Activist; Reverend Alonzo Johnson, Compassion, Peace & Justice Ministry at the Presbyterian Center; Chanelle Helm, Black Lives Matter; and Cate Fosl, PhD, Executive Director, Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, UofL.

Dinner donations accepted. ~ Public Invited ~

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
5:00 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Adjuct Study Committee.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
2:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Campaign Finance Reform Committee.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
2 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
Campaign Finance Reform Committee.
Monday, June 6, 2016
5:15 p.m.
Regional Council of Carpenters #75
1245 Durrett Lane
Louisville, KY 40213.
2016 ANNUAL MEETING !. Guest Speaker: Dr. Karen Cotton McDaniel, Co-Author of Kentucky African American Encyclopedia (Thomas D. Clark Medallion Book) July 20, 2015.
Business Meeting @5:15 p.m. Dinner @6:30 p.m. Program @7:00 p.m. Dinner $45. RSVP required no later than May 20.
Email us at info@lwvlouisville.org with your RSVP. Invite a friend! Please send check to LWV Louisville, 115 South Ewing Avenue. 40206. You may also call us at 502-895-5218.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Book: Pig Tales by Barry Estrabrook. Discussion Leader: Ron Schneider
~ Public Invited ~
Monday, May 16, 2016
5:30 p.m., Dinner. Program @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: Adjunct Study Report -- Part II. Panel Discussion with Adjunct Study Committee: Nicole George, Joan Lindop, Steve Lippmann, Harriett Seiler, Mary Ann Stenger, and Pat Walker.
Dinner donations accepted. ~ Public Invited ~
Monday, April 18, 2016
5:30 p.m., Dinner. Program @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: Adjunct Study Report -- Part I. Panel Discussion with Adjunct Study Committee: Nicole George, Joan Lindop, Steve Lippmann, Harriett Seiler, Mary Ann Stenger, and Pat Walker.
Dinner donations accepted. ~ Public Invited ~
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
2 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Campaign Finance Reform Committee.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. Discussion Leader: Sarah Lynn Cunningham
~ Public Invited ~
Monday, March 21, 2016
5:30 p.m., Dinner. Program @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: Gun Violence -- A Louisville Problem?. Panel Discussion with representatives from Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) and Commonwealth's Attorney Tom Wine. Also on the panel: Sylvia Burns, Volunteer Leader from Moms Demand Action for Gun Violence Prevention.
Dinner donations accepted. ~ Public Invited ~
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
12:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. James Higdon's Cornbread Mafia. Discussion Leader: Pat Walker
~ Public Invited ~
Monday, February 15, 2016
5:30 p.m., Dinner. Program @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: MONEY SPENT ON LOCAL RACES (PARTISAN AND NON-PARTISAN). Activists discuss amount of money spent on local races for both partisan and non-partisan bodies such as school board, district court judges, Louisville Metro Council and state legislature. Panelist: Debbie Wesslund, former school board member; Attica Scott, former Metro Council Member; and judicial candidate winner in November 2015, Judge Gina Calvert. Dinner donations accepted. ~ Public Invited ~
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
5:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Adjunct Study (Continuation).
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
2 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Campaign Finance Reform Committee.
Monday, January 18, 2016
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: MEET & GREET. Meet and greet your State Legislators. Invite a friend to come along! Wine, cheese and hors d'oeuvres served from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
~ Public Invited ~
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
1:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. J. S. Bolen's Goddesses in Everywoman. Discussion Leader: Jill Harmer
~ Public Invited ~
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
5:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Adjunct Study (Continuation).
Monday, December 21, 2015
N/A
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
CHRISTMAS BREAK -- NO GENERAL MEETING.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
12:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Colin Woodard's American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America.
Discussion Leader: Barb Kelty
~ Public Invited ~
Monday, November 16, 2015
5:30 p.m. Light Buffet & Drinks. Program starts @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: Money in Politics. Informational meeting presented by speakers, George Schulmann, member of League of Women Voters US Money in Politics Committee and Richard Beliles, chair of Common Cause/Kentucky.
~ Donations accepted for dinner ~
~ Public Invited ~
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
12:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Naomi Klein's This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate. Discussion Leader: Joan Lindop
~ Public Invited ~
Monday, October 19, 2015
5:30 p.m. Light Buffet & Drinks. Program starts @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Demoracry: West Louisville Food Port & Proposed Digester: Jobs and Good Food for West End. Caroline Heine, Project Director and Fundraiser, Kathleen Parks, Chair of the Kentucky Alliance against Racism & Political Oppression and Michael White, CEO of America's Finest Filters
~ Donations accepted for dinner ~
~ Public Invited ~
Friday, October 16, 2015
1 p.m.
Stevens & Stevens
1114 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40204
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Steve Osborne's The Job: True Tales of a New Yor City Cop. Discussion Leader: Cynthia Webster
~ Public Invited ~
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
2 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Campaign Finance Reform Committee.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
10 a.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Discussion of Consensus Questions. After the presentation of the information at the September 21 meeting, LWV members will meet to discuss and answer the consensus questions -- first LWV step before taking a position on the constitutional amendment. This is one of two sessions -- MEMBERS please choose one session to attend and let your voice be heard!
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
5:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Adjunct Study (Continuation).
Thursday, September 24, 2015
6 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Discussion of Consensus Questions. After the presentation of the information at the September 21 meeting, LWV members will meet to discuss and answer the consensus questions -- first LWV step before taking a position on the constitutional amendment. This is one of two sessions -- MEMBERS please choose one session to attend and let your voice be heard!
Monday, September 21, 2015
5:30 p.m. Light Buffet & Drinks. Program starts @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Demoracry: Amending the U.S. Constitution -- HOW & WHY?. Speaker: Dr. Samuel Marcosson, University of Louisville Constitutional Law Professor. Dr. Beverly Moore, former president of LWV of Louisville, explains the LWV Study and Consensus Process.
~ Donations accepted for dinner ~
~ Public Invited ~
Monday, September 14, 2015
6 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Board Meeting.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
5:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Committee Meeting. Study of adjunct faculty in 4-year colleges and universities in Louisville. Chaired by Nicole George. All members who want to participate are welcome.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
2 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Campaign Finance Reform Committee.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
12 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Alec MacGillis' The Cynic: The Political Education of Mitch McConnell. Discussion Leader: Ron Schneider
~ Public Invited ~
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
University of Louisville
Humanities Building QUAD
Louisville, KY 40292
Women's Equality Day Celebration. LWV Louisville invited to have a booth and participate. The League is celebrating it's 95th year of the voting right for women. After a hard-fought series of votes in the U.S. Congress and in state legislatures, the Nineteenth Amendment became part of the U.S. Constitution on August 26, 1920. It states, "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex."
Monday, August 17, 2015
5:30 p.m. Dinner & Drinks. Program starts @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Demoracry: Shouldn't Child Welfare Be Everyone's Concern?. Panel speakers: state Senator Julie Raque Adams, co-chair of the state legislature's Health & Welfare Committee; Dr. Anita Barbee, Professor, Kent School of Social Work; Judge Joan Byers, Retired Family Court Judge; and Jocqueline Stamps, Service Region Administrator for Jefferson County.
~ Donations accepted for dinner ~
~ Public Invited ~
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
2 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Campaign Finance Reform Committee.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
10:15 a.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Education Committee. Magnet school study.
Monday, August 3, 2015
6 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Board Meeting.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Board Planning Meeting -- 2015 / 2016.
Monday, July 13, 2015
5:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Committee Meeting. Planning meeting for the study of adjunct faculty in 4-year colleges and universities in Louisville. All members who want to participate are welcome.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
2 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Campaign Finance Reform Committee.
Monday, June 1, 2015
5:30 - 8 p.m.
Old Walnut Street
Louisville Central Community Centers
1300 West Muhammad Ali Blvd.
Louisville, KY 40203
2015 ANNUAL MEETING !.
Business Meeting @5:30 p.m. Dinner @6:30 p.m. with Program @7:00 p.m. Guest Speaker: Marc Murphy, Editorial Cartoonist, Louisville Courier-Journal. Dinner $35. RSVP Required -- either call us @ 502-895-5218 or email us at info@lwvlouisville.org.
Monday, May 18, 2015
5:30 p.m. Light Buffet. Program starts @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Demoracry: Minimum Wage: Who Pays?.
Speakers: Jason Bailey - Director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy (KCEP) & Research and Policy Director of Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED); Joshua Pinkston - Assistant Professor Economics, School of Business, University of Louisville & former research economist for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLR).
~ Donations accepted for dinner ~
~ Public Invited! ~
Thursday, May 14, 2015
12 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
Book Discussion. The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better by R. G. Wilkinson: discussion led by Jill Harmer.
Monday, May 4, 2015
6 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Board Meeting.
Monday, April 20, 2015
5:30 p.m. Light Buffet & Program starts @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy: Impact of Affordable Care Act / Kynect / Obamacare in the Louisville Community.
~ Health care before & after the ACA: A physician's perspective: Barbara Casper, MD, FACS, Physician & Professor, U of L.
~ Moving beyond coverage: Expanding access to care: Bill Wagner, MSSW, Exec. Dir., Family Health Centers.
~ ACA in Metro Louisville: Outcomes, outlooks, and challenges: Susan Buchino, MS, OTR/L, co-author of a recent evaluation of ACA implementation for the Louisville Board of Health.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
12 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Book Discussion. America's Bitter Pill by Steven Brill: discussion led by Pat Walker.
Monday, April 6, 2015
6 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Board Meeting.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
2 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Campaign Finance Reform Committee. Presenting a report from the Massachusetts LWV on "Money in Politics." Everyone invited!
Monday, March 16, 2015
5:30 p.m. Dinner & Drinks. Program starts @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Demoracry: Is the Planning Commission an Echo Chamber?. The speaker is Stephen T. Porter, attorney, realtor, and acknowledged expert in Land Use and Planning.
We will look at the Planning Commission: why, how, and who. Why should we care about planning and zoning? What about the Board of Zoning Adjustment? What's all the Wal-Mart hullabaloo?
~ Donations accepted for dinner ~
~ Public Invited ~
Monday, March 2, 2015
2 p.m.
Lang House
115 Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
Planning / Organization Meeting for Spring High School Registration. Members, please plan to attend! Your help is needed.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
All Day Event
Frankfort, KY A Day in Frankfort -- League Day at the Legislature.
Monday, February 16, 2015
5:30 p.m. Dinner & Drinks. Program starts @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
CANCELED DUE TO SNOW STORM PREDICTION! MOVED TO MAY 18, 2015. Dinner & Demoracry: Increasing the Minimum Wage: Whose Reality Is It?. SEE CALENDAR FOR DETAILS.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
12 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Book Discussion. Jonathan Haidt's Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion. Discussion Leader: Fran Wagner
~ Public Invited ~
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
5:45 p.m.
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Campaign Finance Meeting.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
5:45 p.m.
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Campaign Finance Meeting.
Monday, February 2, 2015
6 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
Board Meeting.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
12 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Book Discussion. Elizabeth Warren's A Fighting Chance Discussion Leader: Judy Lippmann.
~ Public Invited ~
Monday, January 19, 2015
5:30 p.m. Soup & Salad. Program starts @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Honoring MLK -- Engaged Citizens.
LWVL's Legislative Agenda, 2015
Energy Issues - Upcoming legislation related to energy efficiency, clean energy and renewable energy: Speakers: Jack Barnette, President of Kentucky Solar Energy Society (KySES) and Consultant in Engineering Clean Energy & Nancy Givens,Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance (KySEA)
Effective Lobbying: Speaker: Rep. Mary Lou Marzian
Other Legislative Discussion: Public Financing of Supreme Court Races, Restoration of Felon Voting Rights, Domestic Violence and Capital Punishment. Announcing also Judicial Bill and Felony Voting Rights Bill.
~ Donations accepted for dinner ~
~ Public Invited ~
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
5:45 p.m.
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Campaign Finance Meeting.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
11: 00 a.m.
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Membership Committee Meeting.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
New Member Luncheon.
Monday, December 1, 2014
6 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
LWV Louisville Board meeting.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
12 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Book Discussion. D.K. Goodwin's The Bully Pulpit Discussion Leader: Susan Rostov.
Monday, November 17, 2014
5:45 p.m. Light faire. Program starts @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Community Forum. Meet & Greet with the Kentucky State Legislators and present League's positions.

~ Public Invited ~

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
 
  2014 ELECTION DAY.
Monday, November 3, 2014
6 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
LWV Louisville Board meeting.
Monday, October 20, 2014
5:45 p.m. Refreshments. Program starts @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Community Forum. Kentucky Pensions part two.

David Peden from Kentucky Retirement System and a representative from Kentucky Teachers Retirement System.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Day Event
  Tour of Environmentally Up-To-Date Home. Tour of Engineer and Environmental Activist Sarah Lynn Cunningham's home. Free, but ticket required.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
11 a.m.
Galt House
Waterford Room
Rivue Tower, 25th Floor
140 North 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Joint Judicial Candidate Forum with the Women Lawyers Association (See Home Page for details.).
Monday, October 6, 2014
6 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
LWV Louisville Board meeting.
Monday, October 6, 2014
 
  LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN 2014 ELECTION!.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Day Event
  NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY.
Monday, September 15, 2014
5:30 p.m. Dinner. Program starts @ 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy. Saving the Planet Begins at Home. Speaker: Engineer and environmental activist, Sarah Lynn Cunningham.

~ Public Invited ~

~ Potluck Dinner provided by Members ~

Friday, September 12, 2014
11:30 a.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Book Discussion. Diane Ravitch's The Death and Life of the Great American School System and Reign of Error. Discussion Leader: Pat Murrell.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
6 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
LWV Louisville Board meeting. (Please note date change -- not first Monday.)
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
10 a.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Education Committee. Studying Magnet Schools
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
10 a.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Education Committee. Studying Magnet Schools.
Monday, August 18, 2014
5:30 p.m. Dinner. Program starts @ 6 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner and Democracy. Kentucky's Precarious Pension Plans. Speakers: Christopher B. Tobe, CFA, author of Kentucky Fried Pensions: A Culture of Cover-up and Corruption; JCTA President Brent McKim and JCTA Vice President Tammy Berlin.

~ Public Invited ~

~ Donations accepted for the dinner ~

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
5:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
Voter Service Committee. Candidate Forums
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
6:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
Campaign Finance Reform Committee. Candidate Forums
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
10 a.m.
Lang House
115 South Ewing
Louisville, KY 40206
Education Committee.
Monday, June 2, 2014
Beginning @ 5:15 p.m.
Hotel Louisville
120 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202
CALL TO THE ANNUAL MEETING!. LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF LOUISVILLE Monday June 2, 2014

- 5:15 p.m. - Greetings
- 5:20 p.m. - Business Meeting. Adopt program for 2015; elect officers, directors & nominating committee; adopt budgets; and review work of previous year.
- 6:30 p.m. - Dinner - Public Invited
- 7:00 p.m. - Program. Speakers: Sam Watkins & Dan Crutcher. Hotel Louisville, Second & Broadway.

RSVP BY MAY 22: 502-895-5218. Please send $55 dues and $25 for dinner to LWV, Lang House, 115 South Ewing Ave.Louisville, KY 40206.

Monday, May 19, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m- Dinner & Program @ 6 - p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Ramifications of Vacant & Abandoned Property for Taxpayers. Bill Schreck, Director, Vacant & Abandoned Property Initiatives; Susan Jones, County Attorney's Office; and Edna Cyrus, Homeowner.

Public Invited

~ Dinner Donations Accepted ~

Monday, April 21, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Program & Refreshments
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Judicial Candidate Forum. Meet & Greet for Judicial Candidates. Attorney Dee Pregliasco as moderator.

Public Invited. Refreshments served.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
11:30 a.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Brown Bag Lunch. Ira Grupper: Sharing his experiences with the Louisville Civil Rights Movement.

Public Invited

Monday, March 17, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 5:50 p.m - Dinner. Program @ 5:50 p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy. Agricultural Study: Food Safety & Food Labeling - Second Half of AG Study.

Public Invited

~ Light Dinner - Donations Accepted. ~

Monday, February 17, 2014
5:30 - 6 p.m- Dinner & Program @ 6 - p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy. Agricultural Study.

~~Informal dinner with free-will offering~~

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
11:30 a.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
SOAR -- Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR). Brown Bag lunch with Susan Rostov and John Begley. What Happens in Eastern Kentucky Does Affect Us in Louisville, Kentucky.
Monday, January 20, 2014
5:30 - 6 p.m- Dinner & Program @ 6 - p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Public Forum - Breaking Bad: Tackling Unethical Behavior of Elected Officials. A panel discussion of the Metro and Kentucky Ethics Commissions: What authority do they have? Who can make complaints and how are they handled? Speakers: Dr. Scott Williamson, Professor of Theological Ethics at Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. George C. Troutman, CPA, Chairman of the Kentucky Ethics Commission. Jonathan Ricketts, Attorney, Chairman, Jefferson County Metro Ethics Commission.

~~Informal dinner with free-will offering~~

Monday, December 16, 2013
N/A
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
CHRISTMAS BREAK -- NO GENERAL MEETING.
Monday, November 18, 2013
5:30 - 6 p.m- Dinner & Program @ 6 - p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy. Signs of Hope for Sustainable Energy & Clean Environment. Speakers: Darleen Horton, Environmental Educator, Cane Run Elementary School; Joseph Franzen, Environmental Educator, Fern Creek High School; Maria Koetter, Director, Office of Sustainability, Louisville Metro.
Monday, October 21, 2013
5:30 - 6 p.m- Dinner & Program @ 6 - p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy. The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: Looking at Our Food Supply. Speakers: Theresa Zawacki, Asst. Director of Economic Development & Louisville Metro Project Manager of LIFE (Locally Integrated Food Economy); Randal Strobo, Practices Environmental Law with W.H. Graddy & Associates, Midway, KY; Pam Rodgers, Kentucky State Director for The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) & past president of The League of Women Voters of Louisville (LWVL).
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY. Registering voters at Lang House in addition to workers picking up and dropping off registration cards.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
7 p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
WORKSHOP FOR WORKERS FOR VOTER REGISTRATION DAY -- 24th September. Any and all workers welcome!
Monday, August 26, 2013
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Honor Elected Women Officials & Celebrate Women's Right to Vote. Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment guarantees all American women the right to vote.
Monday, June 3, 2013
5:30 - 8 p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
A N N U A L M E E T I N G 2013. Business and Dinner with Guest Speaker Dr. Donna Hargens, Superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schoools (JCPS)
Monday, May 20, 2013
5:30 - 6 p.m: Dinner & Program: 6 - p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy. School-to-Prison Pipeline
Monday, April 15, 2013
5:30 - 6 p.m: Dinner & Program: 6 - p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy. What Kind of Community Do We Want and How Do We Get There?: A Look at Mayor Fischer's Vision for Louisville
Monday, March 18, 2013
5:30 - 6 p.m: Dinner & Program: 6 - p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy. Report of the Violence Prevention Work Group
Monday, February 18, 2013
5:30 - 6 p.m. Dinner & Program 6 - p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner & Democracy. Educating for Democracy for 21st Century Citizens
Monday, January 21, 2013
5:30 - 6 p.m: Dinner & Program: 6 - p.m.
Lang House
115 S. Ewing Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
Dinner and Democracy.