Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor non-partisan public meetings and events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
6am - 7pm
  ELECTION POSTPOSED TILL JUNE 2: Municipal, School Board, Special Districts Elections. Click here to read the statement from the Secretary of State.
Saturday, April 18, 2020
9:30 am - refreshments; 10:00 am - meeting
Second Presbyterian Church
318 E 55th St.
Kansas City, MO 64113
CANCELED: Climate Change in the World, U.S., MO, and What You Can Do for Today. This event has been canceled due to COVID-19 precautions.

April 22 is Earth Day. Join us to learn about how the earth's climate is changing and what we can do to better care for our planet.

Our speaker is Carolyn Amparan. Ms. Amparan is a founding member of the Columbia Chapter of Citizen's Climate Lobby, and the Chair of the Executive Committee of the Osage Group of the Missouri Sierra Club. She also was a member of the Columbia, Missouri Mayor's Task Force on Climate Action and Adaptation Planning. The Columbia City Council approved their plan in June, 2019. Carolyn has invested the past 5 and a half years to actively lobbying and organizing to fight climate change and protect our environment.

Saturday, May 9, 2020
 
Second Presbyterian Church
318 E. 55 Street
Kansas City, MO
SAVE THE DATE: LWVKC/JCP ANNUAL MEETING. Guest speaker Erica Benson, of Project 28 Missouri, will speak on the Equal Rights Amendment. Project 28's mission is to make the ERA our 28th Constitutional Amendment.

Our luncheon will reflect the cuisine of the 1920's in honor of our 100th anniversary.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
7- 8:30pm
Shawnee Town
10511 W. 57th Street
Shawnee, KS
CENTENNIAL PROGRAM: History on Tap. "Votes for Women" featuring Diane Eickhoff of Humanities Kansas.

Sponsored by woman-owned Servaes Brewing Company. Consider enjoying a special women's suffrage brew while you're here.

Cost:$5.00.

LWV Host - Anne Calvert.

Saturday, May 30, 2020
 
Jefferson City SAVE THE DATE: LWVMO Spring Conference.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
 
  Municipal, School Board, Special Districts Elections. This election was rescheduled from April 7.
Saturday, July 4, 2020
 
  SAVE THE DATE: Sugar Creek Fourth of July Parade.
Saturday, July 11, 2020
10am brunch; 11am - program
Garrison School Cultural Center
502 N. Water
Liberty, MO 64068
African American Women in the Suffragette Movement: Then, Now, and Forever. This event was rescheduled from March 21.

A panel will discuss this topic and will answer questions from the audience.

The cost for the brunch and program is $15 per person. Please RSVP to Sheryl Eufinger at lwvkcjcp@gmail.com. . Pay at the door in cash or check. Checks should be payable to the Garrison School Cultural Center. Include "Garrison Center" in the Memo line.

Visitors are welcome to explore the history on display at the center after the program. Click here to learn more about the Garrison School Cultural Center and CCAAL.

Co-sponsored by the Garrison School Cultural Center and the League of Women Voters of Kansas City, Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties.

Saturday, August 1, 2020
 
Kansas City Public Library SAVE THE DATE: National Archives' Traveling Exhibit "Rightfully Hers". Join League members in viewing this exhibit and enjoy lunch together.

Check back for details.

LWV Hosts: Anne Calvert and Cindy Cart

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
6:30pm
Kansas City Public Library
Branch to be determined
CENTENNIAL PROGRAM: African-American Suffrage. Saje Mathiew will speak.

Event is free. Check back for more details.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
6 - 8 pm
Harry S Truman National Historic Site
219 N Delaware St.
Independence, MO 64050
CENTENNIAL PROGRAM: Celebrating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment. Enjoy the documentary One Women, One Vote, originally aired on PBS in 1995.

This program documents the 70-year struggle for women's suffrage through the passage of the 19th Amendment - by one vote - in the U.S. Senate.

Free. Check back for more details.

LWV Host: Pauline Testerman

Wednesday, August 26, 2020
7- 8:30pm
Shawnee Town
11501 W. 57th Street
Shawnee, KS
CENTENNIAL PROGRAM: Celebrating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment. Jammin' on the Green with Grand Marquis.

Free.

LWV Host - Anne Calvert.

Saturday, September 12, 2020
9:30 am - refreshments; 10:00 am - meeting
Second Presbyterian Church
318 E. 55 Street
Kansas City, MO
Gerrymandering. Dr. Robynn Kuhlmann, Professor of American Politics and Research Methods at Central Missouri State University, will speak on this subject. Check back for more details as they become available.
Saturday, October 31, 2020
 
  SAVE THE DATE: Independence Halloween Parade.