Dr. T. Lindsay Moore* will lead a discussion on the formation of the Electoral College by getting to the roots of this very American and quite complicated system as presented in “Federalist Papers 10 and 68”.
Please review the “Federalist Papers” here:
*Adjunct Professor. United States Military Academy (International Relations) *Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University (National Security Studies)*Adjunct Professor, National Defense Intelligence College (Law and Intelligence)
The membership is invited to communicate their preferred positions for the league's 2018 Program. This input will guide the Board as they prepare the focus of the 2018 agenda at the following Board Meeting later that evening at Glebe School .
This annual kick-off to the Legislative Session provides an opportunity for those with various interests to come together and talk about what they think will be important during the upcoming Legislative Session. It is a great way to network and find new ways to share resources as well.
The Arlington League has the budget to pay for two people to spend one night in Richmond – FIRST COME / FIRST SERVED. If you are interested in a hotel stay please contact our Treasurer Don Gurney firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reservations and Agenda here
HONORING: Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, A-SPAN, and the
Westover Village Civic Association
6:30-8:30 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22204.
Know before you vote.
The League of Women Voters of Arlington invite you to meet and question the candidates running for the Virginia House of Delegates, 49th District on November 7th:
NOTE CHANGES in venue and time:
Arlington Mill Community Center,
909 S. Dinwiddie St., 22204, Room 525, 7-8:30 PM
"Voices Out of Chaos" at Yorktown HS October 27 &; 28 at 7:00pm – FREE!
The Yorktown Theatre III &; IV classes are performing Voices out of Chaos, an original play developed by the students in response to current events. The show follows a young girl’s journey as she attempts to make sense of the chaos created by the barrage of daily headlines.
Free performances will take place on October 27th and 28th , in the Yorktown H.S. auditorium, at 7:00 pm, followed by a Q&A session. The Theatre classes will also be taking this show to the Virginia High School League competition on January 20, 2018.
Let's gather 4:30-7:PM @ our local Uncle Julio's where we will be writing non partisan get out the vote postcards to newly registered Virginians! Let's ensure all qualified voters VOTE Nov 7th! Remember your pen and enjoy a margarita while you bring out the vote.
Uncle Julio's - Ballston4301 Fairfax Drive #100 Make your party reservation
Join us 7:PM September 27th, to view "Democracy for Sale" presented by LWV Arlington in partnership with Virginia Civic Engagement Table. A border and barbecue aren’t the only things Virginia and North Carolina have in common. The two states also have some of the most gerrymandered districts in the country. The screening event will be followed by a Q&A and discussion with local leaders. Reservations here
Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse
2903 Columbia Pike
Arlington, VA 22204
The 17th is the 3rd Sunday of the month and you're invited to join us for the discussion of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s
Between the World and Me
3:PM At Joan Porte’s House
5800 N 23 Street
Arlington, VA 22205
Join a lively discussion on GERRYMANDERING and help plan Arlington's and join the ONEVIRGINIA2021 campaign promoting Non-Partisan Redistricting in 2021 based on the 2020 Census. Background information here.
6:30PM at Marble and Rye,
2501 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, 22204 - [located off of Columbia Pike and S Barton St., behind Penrose Square Park.]
Free Parking in the Giant parking garage, ask your server for validation
The LWV Arlington's History and Civics Book Club will meet the third Sunday of the month at 3:PM at the home of Joan Porte - Address: 5800 N 23 St. Arlington, VA
May 21 - The Constitution: An Introduction Hardcover by Michael Stokes Paulsen PART 1
June 18 - The Constitution: An Introduction Hardcover by Michael Stokes Paulsen PART 2
July 16 - Between the World and Me Hardcover by Ta-Nehisi
Book selections for the rest of the year will be chosen during the July 16 meeting. Here are some suggested titles.
August - NO MEETING