Making Democracy Work

Past Calendar

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, January 12, 2017
6:30
Ken De Groot Hall
ST. Willebrord's Church
209 S Adams Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
Immigration Network 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>
Saturday, January 14, 2017
10:30
Brown County Central Library
515 Pine Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
Lively Issues!. Bring your favorite dish to pass and invite a guest to socialize and participate in the lively discussion about what should be included in the LWVGGB 2017-2018 Program.This most important meeting defines our goal for the future.
Friday, January 20, 2017
 
  Innauguration Day.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
10-1:30pm
The starting point and rally will be the intersection of Independence Avenue and Third Street, Washington DC, near the U.S. Capitol. Women's March on Washington. Women's March Mission & Vision-

We stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families - recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.

For more information visit the website at https://www.womensmarch.com/event-details/

Saturday, January 21, 2017
12-3:00 pm
Library Mall
728 State St
Madison, WI 53706
Women's March - Madison, WI. This is a local event to march in solidarity with those going to Washington DC. If you are interested in connecting with Wisconsinites heading to the large march in Washington, please head over to this page https://www.facebook.com/events/208275672945652/ Women's March on Madison is the collective voice of all Wisconsin advocates for equality and inclusion. Committed to fighting for the safety, health, and success of our communities
Monday, January 30, 2017
7:00pm
Brown County Library Auditorium
515 Pine Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
WI Public Education Network. Heather Du Bois Bourenane from WI Public Education Network will speak at BC Central Library Auditorium. Public Invited
Monday, January 30, 2017
7:00pm
Brown County Central Library Auditorium
515 Pine Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
What's Happening to Public School Funding. Heather DuBois Bourenane, the Executive Director of the Wisconsin Public Education Network will be addressing the current challenges facing public education in the state and nation. WPEN is a non-partisan alliance committed to public responsibility for a strong system of education for our state's children and young people.

She will speak to recent funding trends and probable proposals in the upcoming Legislative Session, including how individuals and groups can become informed and respond to the issues.

Everyone concerned with public education issues is welcome and urged to attend.

Monday, February 13, 2017
5:00
City Building Room 310
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.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
 
  SPRING PRIMARY ELECTION - VOTE!.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
4:00 p.m.
Brown County Public Library 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
Saturday, February 25, 2017
9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
UA Local 400
2700 Northridge Drive
Kaukauna, WI
BUDGET ACTION COMMITTEE MEETS. A project of WILD (Wisconsin Leadership Development).
Saturday, March 4, 2017
9-5:00pm
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay NATIONAL HISTORY DAY IN NORTHEASTERN WISCONSIN. National History Day is an exciting academic enrichment program for students in grades 6-12. The goal of National History Day is to promote the study of history in schools by offering a creative forum in which students can express their scholarship.

National History Day teaches the skills individuals need for a successful future. The program's three central elements develop participants' abilities to:

Complete extensive research Critically analyze and develop historical conclusions about information they have discovered in a variety of sources Present and defend their interpretations in a critical, yet creative forum. Working individually or collaboratively in groups of two to five, students produce historical documentaries, exhibits, dramatic performances, websites, and research papers based on an annual theme. Students may participate in the national event cycle by presenting their research at a series of local, regional, state and national contest events. Their work is evaluated by historians, educators and professionals in related fields.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING AS A JUDGE OR ROOM MONITOR, PLEASE VISIT THE WEBSITE BELOW TO COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM.

http://www.uwgb.edu/nationalhistoryday/volunteers/

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
7:00pm
Green Bay City Hall
Council Chambers, Room 203
100 N. Jefferson Street
Green Bay WI 54301
GREEN BAY CITY COUNCIL/COMMON COUNCIL. 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 check the website at greenbaywi.gov if you want to verify the meeting time, as there are occasional changes to the meeting times.

Volunteers are needed for The Green Bay City Council/City Council meetings for September, October, November and December 2017.

Thursday, March 9, 2017
6:00-8:00pm
Brown County Central Library-Auditorium (Lower Level)
515 Pine Street
Green Bay, WI
LOCAL FEMALE TRAILBLAZERS EVENT. Come celebrate Womens History Month by learning about local women who made history. The League of Women Voters of Greater Green Bay (LWVGGB) is hosting a panel of women who were some of the first female local elected officials in our area. Hear the inspiring stories about the obstacles they faced, how they conquered these hurdles, and about the barriers that still exist which you can help break down.

For more information, please visit the LWVGGB website at http://greatergreenbay.wi.lwvnet.org.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
6:30-8:00 pm
Brown County Central Library
515 Pine Street
Green Bay, WI
Candidate Forum for Green Bay School Board. Join us at the Brown County Public Library on March 28 from 6:30 to 8:00 for the Candidate Forum for the Green Bay School Board. All 3 candidates will attend the forum. Barbara Brown will moderate. The candidates are: Katie Maloney, Laura McCoy, and Heidi Fagre.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
 
  SPRING ELECTION. VOTE!
Thursday, April 13, 2017
6:30 p.m.
Ken De Groot Hall
ST. Willebrord's Church
209 S Adams Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
MIGRATION COMMITTEE 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>
Monday, April 17, 2017
2:30 pm
Brown County Library
Lower Level
Green Bay, WI
THE NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE MEETS. Meeting to make plans for the Earth Week Film Fest in April. For additional information call 920-468-6191 or email fishiei8@new.rr.com.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
9:30 a.m.
825 East River Drive
De Pere, WI
HEALTH CARE COMMITTEE MEETING. The Health Care Committee discusses current legislation both state and national related to the many health issues and medicare.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
12:30pm
Kress Library
De Pere, WI
VOTER REGISTRATION TRAINING. CJ Peters will lead a presentation to walk through the steps for assisting new and previously registered voters to access online registration. The training event is scheduled for April 18 from 12:30-3:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Kress Library 333 N. Broadway, De Pere.

Voting Advocates of Brown County (VABC) a non partisan organization hopes to have enough trained individuals to volunteer in the high schools to register voters, as well as, expand their presence in the community so that all citizens are able to vote.

RSVP no later than April 16, 2017 to lhochschild59@yahoo.com

Tuesday, April 18, 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
Saturday, April 22, 2017
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Brown County Central Library
515 Pine Street
Green Bay, WI
EARTH WEEK FILM FESTIVAL. "Before the Flood", a documentary featuring Leonardo DiCaprio meets with scientists, activists and world leaders to discuss the dangers of climate change and possible solutions.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
1:00pm
City Deck in Green Bay Earth Day/Climate March.
Tuesday, May 16, 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>

Thursday, September 7, 2017
11 AM - 2 PM
Community Fair UWGB Community Fair UWGB. Help staff LWVGGB info table.
Wednesday, September 13, 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.

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.
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.

Monday, October 2, 2017
6:30 PM
UWGB's Christie Theater ACCESS TO JUSTICE. A public meeting.