Making Democracy Work

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
9:30 a.m.
826 East River Drive, Apt.31
De Pere, WI 54115
HEALTH CARE COMMITTEE MEETING. The Health Care Committee discusses current legislation both state and national related to the many health issues and medicare.

Members and nonmembers are welcome to join the discussion. For additional information email <jwhittemore@new.rr.com>

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
3-8 pm
Farmer's Market on Broadway FAIR VOTING MAPS TENT. In our effort to influence a needed change to the redistricting process and to end gerrymandering, the newly coined Fair Maps Wisconsin Committee, formerly known as the Redistricting Committee, will have an informational booth at the Broadway Farmer's Market on Wednesday, August 9.
Thursday, August 10, 2017
4:00 p.m.
Brown County Central Library Board Room
515 Pine Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING. The Education Committee continues to study and advocate for a strong public education system. Members are welcome to join the committee. For meeting information email <jvcrain@netnet.net> or call 432-3185
Monday, August 14, 2017
6:30
Ken De Groot Hall
St. Willebrord's Church
209 S Adams Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
MIGRATION ADVOCACY MEETS. The network is a group of concerned citizens, human service providers, and members of faith communities who are working to provide some needed advocacy assistance for immigrants and refugees of Brown County. For more information email: <migrationadvocacynetwork@gmail.com>
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
7:00pm
Green Bay City Hall
Second Floor
100 N Jefferson Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
BROWN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS. LWV volunteer observers attend the monthly meetings to discover what is happening at the local government meetings. Interested volunteers may contact Barbara Brown at LWVGGB@gmail.com for more information.

Please email Alice Loehlein at Loehlein.aa@brown.wi.us to request being added to the emails for notifications about upcoming meetings. There are occasional changes to the meeting times.

Saturday, August 26, 2017
10:00 AM
Training at BC Library
Room 1 LL
ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION. The Voting Advocates of Brown CountY (VABC) will hold a training session for online voter registration (OVR) on Thursday, July 20, at 6:00 p.m. at the Brovoting_people.jpgwn County Central Library, Think Tank C on the second floor.

VABC is using materials developed by the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin to provide clearer information than had been developed by the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC). With enough volunteers trained in online voter education we hope to provide registration assistance to the area high schools this fall as well as have a presence at public events.

If you are concerned about the suppression of voter participation, please, attend this training session. Confirm your spot at lhochschild59@yahoo.com or call 920-660-5674.

Lori Hochschild. Friend of the League

Monday, September 11, 2017
5:00 p.m.
City Building Room 210
100 N Jefferson Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
LWVGGB BOARD MEETING. LWVGGB BOARD MEETING. The LWVGGB meets every second Monday except during the summer month. If you would like to speak to the board please CONTACT US from this website and request to be added to the agenda. Members are always welcome to attend board meetings.
Monday, September 18, 2017
4:30-6:00pm
Linda Van Beeks
205 W Mission Road
Allouez, WI
FAIR VOTING MAPS COMMITTEE MEETING MEETS. The Fair Voting Maps Committee continues to study and advocate for transparent,fair and impartial redistricting after the 2020 Census. Presently they are concentrating on citizen involvement at the local level. Members are welcome to join the discussion. For additional information email <akwaggoner@att.net> or call 336-6098
Monday, September 25, 2017
 
  Clean Bay Backers. Waterfront Revitalization Program
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
All Day
  National Voter Registration Day.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
7:00pm
Brown County Central Library Auditorium TURBOCHARGE PROGRAM. The community is cordially invited by the League of Women Voters of Greater Green Bay to attend a special informational event about a creative initiative with the goal of college readiness for all students in Green Bay Schools. Turbocharge with College Credit is a collaboration between the Green Bay Area Public Schools. Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The evening's program will be presented by the leaders of the cooperating educational institutions: Green Bay Schools Superintendent Michelle Langenfeld; NWTC President Jeff Rafn; and UW-GB President Gary Miller.

The goal of Turbocharge is preparing all Green Bay Public Schools students for post-secondary school education (apprenticeship, 2 or 4 year college, the military, etc.,) through earning college credits, a credential, or a degree upon high school graduation. The speakers will provide information on the benefits of the program for students as well as the economic effect on the Greater Green Bay community. There will be discussion on how parents, educators, employers, and community members can play important roles in success for all students.

Parents of students of all ages, the business community, community leaders, organizations benefiting families, and all who look to a strong community future are encouraged to attend.

For more information, contact Judy Crain at: jvcrain@netnet.net.