|Saturday, July 21, 2007||9:30AM - 2PM||Womens City Club
160 N. Oakland Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
|Popovers in Pasadena. Summer League Day of the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles County. The focus will be on immigration with keynote speaker Dr. Elliott Barkan speaking on the topic "American Immigration -- Another Revolution or Political Ploy?"|
|Saturday, August 11, 2007||1PM - 3PM||City Hall
200 North Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
|The Great LA Health Care Rally.
Be part of LA's largest-ever health reform rally. Join the League of Women Voters and the OneCareNow.org Coalition Campaign for SB 840, which would establish a single-payer, publicly funded health care system for the State of California.
Scheduled guests include Lily Tomlin, Lieutenant Governmor John Garamendi, State Senator Sheila Kuehl, and Dolores Huerta.
Sign up as a participant or sponsor.
|Thursday, August 16, 2007||10AM - 12PM||Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
CDS/Professional Development Leadership Center
2802 4th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405
|School Finance Adequacy Community Engagement Training.
The California School Boards Association (CSBA) and the Association of California School Administratrors (ACSA) invite you to join League members and participate in and evaluate a trial-run of a community engagement forum regarding school funding and education reform. This August 16 forum is a trial intended to be replicated in communities throughout the state. Gain a deeper understanding of education funding issues and help shape the content and delivery of community forums throughout California.
RSVP your attendance to Lisa Burlison, Administrative Coordinator, CSBA Policy Analysis at 916-669-3357.
|Monday, August 20, 2007||10:30AM - 2PM||Los Angeles Trade Tech College - CAFETERIA
400 West Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015-4108
|The Revolving Door III.
Please join us for the third in our series of community forums on our current correctional system. Nearly all of the 2.1 million people incarcerated nationwide will eventually be released. Come and hear what legislation and proposals are in the works to alleviate this critical problem!
Join us in a discussion with: Congressman Adam Schiff, Co-Sponsor of The Second Chance Act; Brian Center, Los Angeles County Reentry Advisory Council; Kimberly Wong, Legislative/Policy Advisor to the Public Defender, Women's Re-entry Court; Community Assistance Agencies
|Tuesday, February 19, 2008||7:30pm||Pacific Design Center
8687 Melrose Ave; West Hollywood, CA 90069
|Iron Ladies of Liberia.
Independent Lens and ITVS sponsor
Film Screening of IRON LADIES OF LIBERIA by Daniel Junge, Siatta Scott-Johnson, Henry Ansbacher and Jonathan Stack
She's already overcome tremendous obstacles to become the first woman ever elected president in Africa-now all she has to do is turn around Liberia
Free, reservations required. Coffee and Dessert Reception Starting at 7 PM Panel discussion to follow film on the current state of Liberia and the role of women in politics RSVP: LACommunityCinema@gmail.com View Flyer
|Saturday, March 1, 2008||8:30am-3:00pm||California State University Fullerton
Titan Student Union
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831
A Community Forum
Judicial Independence: Is Our Democracy in Danger?
Saturday March 1, 2008 California State University Fullerton Titan Student Union 800 N. State College Blvd. Fullerton, CA 92831 8:30 Registration 9:15 Welcome 9:30 Greetings and Remarks: Janis R. Hirohama, Esq.,
President, League of Women Voters of California
9:45 Panel I "Challenges and Judicial Pressures"
Moderator: Dean John Eastman, Chapman University School of Law
11:30 Lunch: "The View from the Superior Court"
Justice Ming William Chin, California Supreme Court
1:15 Panel II "Options and Potential Solutions"
Moderator: Joseph Dunn, Esq., Former State Senator, CEO California Medical Association
2:45- Final Remarks 3:00
Supported by OC ILO; LWV Education Fund; The Program on Constitutional & Legal Policy of the Open Society
Name_________________________________E-mail______________________Phone_______________ Address______________________________________________________________________________ City_________________________ State ____ ZIP_______
Send $35 Check or money order made payable to LWVNOC to 4547 Everest Circle, Cypress, CA 90630 Write "Judicial Independence Forum" in the Memo Phone: 714-828-8624 http://www.lwvnoc.org
|Wednesday, March 5, 2008||6:00pm||Omni Hotel, 251 S Olive St, Los Angeles||Celebrating Leadership. LA League Fund Raiser Banquet, 6pm Reception, 7pm Banquet & Program. Honoring Ann Reiss Lane, Ed Avila, Marlene Canter, Kathay Feng|
|Thursday, March 6, 2008||10am-2pm||Women's City Club, 160 N. Oakland Ave, Pasadena, 20 (Pasadena Area LWV)||Women and Health Care Reform. A Public Forum Presented By The League of Women Voters Pasadena Area|
|Thursday, March 13, 2008||6pm||Public Library, Torrance Civic Center, 3301 Torrance Blvd, (Tri-League of Women Voters, 701 13th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.||The Initiative Process: Is This Any Way to Run a Government?. 6 pm dinner, 7 pm program, $10 Lasagna Supper. Robert Stern, Pres, Center for governmental Studies. Katy Geiss (Peggy@BeachVoter.org with any questions)|
|Thursday, March 27, 2008||11:30am-1:00pm||Sizzler, 1401 No. Harbor Blvd, Fullerton, 12 (No Orange County LWV)||Immigration: The Puzzle Not Solved. Janna Evans, Regional Lead for Community Outreach, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services.|
|Saturday, March 29, 2008||9:30AM - 2PM||Almansor Court
700 S. Almansor St.
Alhambra, CA 91801
|LWV Los Angeles County Convention - The Role of a Stronger CEO.
William Fujioka, the CEO of Los Angeles County, will speak on the role of the CEO in County Government.
Details. LWVLA members who wish to participate as delegates should contact the office.
|Saturday, March 29, 2008||12:00 noon||How happy are you with local media?. Join us for LOCAL MEDIA,DEMOCRACY & JUSTICE:A Southern California Regional Summit. 12 noon to 5:15 with reception to follow. View flyer|
|Thursday, April 10, 2008||9:30-1:30||Immanuel Presbyterian Church
3300 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
|League Day - Homelessness and Affordable Housing.
Keynote speaker at lunch will beLos Angeles Councilman Bill Rosendahl.
Representatives from the Mayor's office, the city Controller's Office, and Common Ground will participate in a panel discussion on homelessness and affordable housing.
To RSVP call Nima at 213-368-1616.
|Monday, April 14, 2008-Thursday, April 24, 2008||Various||April Unit Meetings - Public Education in Los Angeles.
What's up with Education in LA? Is the Los Angeles Unified School District improving or not? What are new models for education?
Join us at an April Unit Meeting to find out about governance and accountability at LAUSD and how it compares with other school districts. Learn about the roles of the School Board, the Superintendent, the Mayor, and local schools. Discuss whether "any child is left behind."
|Monday, May 12, 2008-Monday, June 2, 2008||Various||Various||May Unit Meetings - Public Pensions in the City of Los Angeles / Pros and Cons.
Learn about the structure of the pension systems for civilian and public safety employees in the city of Los Angeles. What benefits do retirees receive and who pays for them?
Learn also about the two ballot measures - Propositions 98 and 99 - that will be on the June 3 ballot.
|Monday, May 19, 2008||All day||By mail or in person||Registration Deadline. This is the last day to register to vote in the June 3, 2008, primary election. Registration Information|
|Tuesday, June 3, 2008||7am-8pm||Your local polling place. Polling place lookup||Election Day - State Primary. Primary election for congressional and state legislative candidates, county officers, judges. Visit Smart Voter for more information.|