Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Sunday, May 15, 2016
5 p.m.
2201 Wilson Blvd. Apartment
In club room
Arlington, 22201
League's Extraordinary Article/Film Club: Women in Politics. This month we're meeting up to talk about how women are objectified by the media, especially when they participate in politics. Here are a few resources to get your started:

Film, Miss Representation, a film we recommend participants watch before we meet: http://therepresentationproject.org/film/miss-representation/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/objectification-of-women/

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/womens-blog/2013/dec/12/media-fail-women-2013-stella-creasy

https://www.apa.org/education/ce/sexual-objectification.pdf

Sunday, May 22, 2016
4-5:30 p.m.
Central Library
1015 N. Quincy Street
Arlington, VA
Learn to Lead Meetings Like a Parliamentarian. Join the League of Women Voters of Arlington and Arlington's Central Library to learn about running effective meetings.

This workshop, with thoughtful entertainment and streamlined meeting tools, will give civic leaders, club members, and community activists resources to run successful meetings--just in-time for the 2016 Election frenzy.

To learn more about this workshop, please contact: Amy Hjerstedt amy.hjerstedt@gmail.com

To RSVP, click here.

Saturday, June 11, 2016
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Sheraton Pentagon City
900 S. Orme St.
Arlington, 22204
Annual Meeting. Join us as we celebrate the great work our all volunteer organization did in 2015/2016! We'll have a guest speaker from the student group, InspireVA, who will talk about how her organization registered high school students all over Arlington.

This event will also be an election of our new local League officers. Join us for food, conversation, and celebration!

Sunday, June 12, 2016
2-3:30 p.m.
Falls Church Welcome Center
330-B South Virginia Ave.
Falls Church, 22046
The Immigrant Experience in Northern Virginia. Learn about the experience of new immigrants in order to better understand how to engage them in voter registration and education.

Presenters: Angelo Rivero, Director of CASA in Virginia; Michael Lukens, Pro Bono Director at Capital Area Immigrant Rights (CAIR) Coalition; Leni Gonzalez, President of LULAC Council 4609; League of United Latin American Citizens

RSVP: Karen_kimball@netacc.net Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lwvarlington