LWV Events

  • Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at 07:00 PM · 71 rsvps
    Virtual

    Represent Documentary

    Democracy on Her Terms. Represent

    Please register to receive a viewing link for the documentary.  

    What: Represent Documentary

    When: Wednesday, February 15th 7pm (virtual)

    Join the League as we view and discuss the Represent documentary. Throughout the documentary it follows three women running in the midwest to the lead up to the 2018 Midterms elections. This is a perfect documentary to exemplify the hard work many League members have been doing to defend democracy and empower voters. This event is free and open to all! We hope to see everyone for engaging conversation. Watch the official trailer here.   

    Meet the Candidates:

     Myya (22) attempts to spark a youth movement and unseat the incumbent mayor of Detroit, MI (Left)  Bryn (33), a farmer and working mother in Granville, OH, runs for township trustee, but, in doing so, is placed in opposition with the only other woman in office (middle)  Julie (47) walks a tightrope between her identities as a Korean immigrant, woman of color, and Republican candidate for State Representative in a liberal Chicago, IL suburb (right)Myya (22) attempts to spark a youth movement and unseat the incumbent mayor of Detroit, MI. 

    Bryn (33), a farmer and working mother in Granville, OH, runs for township trustee, but, in doing so, is placed in opposition with the only other woman in office. 

    Julie (47) walks a tightrope between her identities as a Korean immigrant, woman of color, and Republican candidate for State Representative in a liberal Chicago, IL suburb.

    Please register to receive a viewing link for the documentary.  

     

  • Monday, February 27, 2023 at 09:30 AM · $10.00 USD · 51 rsvps
    Virtual

    Legislative Day

    LWVMD Leg Day Feb 27th a4 9:30am Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo, Delegate Moon, Delegate Stewart, Senator AugustineJoin the League on Monday, February 27th at 9:30am for its virtual Legislative Day. Throughout the day League members will connect with Legislators and discuss advocacy efforts, legislation, and more. You will also get to hear from the Department of Legislative Services, Victoria Gruber who will speak on the Maryland budget. Audience members will also hear from our hardworking advocacy team leaders and get an update on all their progress during the 2023 Legislative Session so far. As always this is a packed day with some very special guest speakers. We hope to see everyone virtually!   

    The program will include:

    • Victoria Gruber, Department of Legislative Services
    • Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo
    • Delegate Moon 
    • Delegate Stewart
    • Senator Augustine
    • LWVMD Advocacy Team Leaders
    • And More to Come!

    When purchasing tickets please enter the number of people attending not the amount. Thank you!

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 04:00 PM · 2 rsvps
    Virtual

    February DEI Book Club

    What: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

    When: Tuesday, February 28th at 4pm (virtual)DEI Book Club What: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett  When: Tuesday, February 28th at 4pm (virtual)In February the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion book club will be reading The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. In this novel we will learn about two twin sisters living in the American South who take separate paths, but later readers will find out their paths will cross again. Please join us to continue our understanding of DEI. 

  • Wednesday, March 01, 2023 at 10:30 AM · 7 rsvps
    Virtual

    Civic Education & Youth Engagement Committee

    Civic and Youth Education Working Group

    The Civic Education & Youth Engagement Committee exists to support ongoing Local League projects and help develop new initiatives in communities across Maryland. Join us to discuss methods to increase the effectiveness of your voter registration efforts, empower students to become engaged citizens, and amplify the voices of young people and marginalized communities in our democratic processes. 

    Our efforts together can help advance League positions, connect voters with our Voter Guides and Vote411, promote the value of civic engagement to strengthen our democracy, and grow League membership in our communities. 

    Please join us Wednesday, March 1st at 10:30 AM on Zoom to connect, collaborate, and problem solve together!

    This is open to all local League members across the state!

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 04:00 PM
    Virtual

    March DEI Book Club

    What: Dumplin by Julie Murphy 

    When: Tuesday, March 28th at 4pm (virtual) March DEI Book Club What: Dumplin by Julie Murphy   When: Tuesday, March 28th at 4pm (virtual)This March the DEI Book Club will be reading New York Times best selling novel Dumplin' by author Julie Murphy. Throughout our conversation we will touch on topics of how we view women in our society and how it impacts the our daily lives and politics. As always we hope to continue our understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion.