Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor non-partisan public meetings and events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, April 2, 2018
5:00 - 8:00
Oak Hall
4550 Warwick Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64111
LWV Board of Directors Meeting- Note new time and location.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
7am - 6pm
  Election Day. Local elections are being held in Kansas City and Jackson, Cass, Clay, and Platte counties. Cast your ballot and MAKE DEMOCRACY WORK!
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
1:30 - 3:00 pm
UMKC SPARK
4825 Troost, Room 214D
Kansas City, Mo. 63110
SPARK Class: The History and Mission of the League of Women Voters:. Evelyn Maddox, Co-President of LWVKC-JCP, will facilitate a class on the League of Women Voters. Topics include: 1) how the League of Women Voters originated; 2) its history of voter advocacy and education; 3) how it carries out its work locally and nationally. Participants will learn of the League's efforts to protect voters' rights, including its work to educate Missourians on the state's new photo id requirements.

Look for registration information in the Spring Course Catalog at https://info.umkc.edu/spark/.

Saturday, April 21, 2018
9:30 - Social; 10-11:30 Meeting
Community Christian Church, Centennial Hall
4601 Main Street, KCMO 64112

Park in the garage to the south of the church
School Daze: Making Sense of Education Legislation. If you are interested in education and its current challenges, please join us to learn more and explore how you can be involved in supporting students. A panel of experts will discuss the status of education bills in the current legislative session.

Panelists: Judy Morgan, MO State Representative and career educator; Jerry Kitzi, recently retired Director of the Department of Early Learning and Extended Learning in the KC Public School System and a continuing proponent of early childhood education; Carol Graves, Hickman Mills School Board President and a special education teacher.

Monday, April 23, 2018
 
  Deadline for Registration for Spring Conference on May 5. Click here for schedule and registration information.
Monday, April 30, 2018
6pm
Kaufmann Foundation Center
4801 Rockhill Rd,
Kansas City, MO 64110
Medicare: Needs, Myths, and Realities. Organized by UMKC's Consortium on Aging in Community, experts will share information on how Medicare got started as well as current Medicare programs, policies and funding realities. The goals are to promote an informed citizenry and provide a public forum for questions and discussions.

Click here to access this month's VOTER for more information.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
5:30 - 9:00
North Kansas City Public Library
2251 Howell St.
North Kansas City, Missouri 64116
LWVKC Board of Directors Meeting. Because of the May 5 Spring Conference, the Board meeting has been moved.
Friday, May 4, 2018
 
Kansas City, MO LWVMO Board Meeting.
Saturday, May 5, 2018
8:30am - 3:30pm
Good Shepherd Community of Christ Church
4341 Blue Ridge Blvd.
Kansas City, MO
LWV Missouri 2018 Spring Conference. Click here for schedule and registration information. Registration deadline is April 23.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
10:00am
Community Christian Church - Centennial Hall
4601 Main St
Kansas City, MO 64112


Park in garage near south entrance.
SAVE THE DATE: LWV KC Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting serves as our planning session for the upcoming year. On the agenda:

1. develop our local program plan;
2. adopt a budget;
3. elect officers and directors;
4. elect the new nominating committee;

Lunch will be served, Look for more information in the next few weeks.

Thursday, June 28, 2018-Friday, June 29, 2018
 
Chicago, IL LWV US National Conference.