Making Democracy Work

LeaguePrograms

Voter Registration

Image League of Women Voters Women Volunteers Registering Voters

Voter Registration

League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a Voter Registration event at a naturalization ceremony hosted by the Aurora Mayor and City Council.


Thursday, August 17, 2017
Aurora Municipal Building
15151 E. Alameda Pkwy.
Aurora, CO 80012

map


LWVCO A Vote to Celebrate!

Image Graphic of Molly Brown Summer House in Jefferson County Colorado

LWVCO A Vote to Celebrate!

The League of Women Voters of Colorado's A Vote to Celebrate! event is a celebration of the passing of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed woman in the U.S. the right to vote.

Enjoy a reception with generous hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

Enjoy the "War of Roses" story told by Dennis Gallagher, an extraordinary storyteller.

Tickets are available online or by mail. Adults: $50 and children up to 18: $40. The event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Colorado 501(c)3. The registration deadline is August 14.

The A Vote to Celebrate! flyer is available here.

See the State League's web site for more information and to register.

Sunday, August 20, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The Molly Brown Summer House
7595 W. Yale Ave. (at Wadsworth Blvd)
Denver, CO 80227

map

Management Team Meeting

Image Calendar With Two Dates Circled

Management Team Meeting

The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Management Team members will meet for their monthly planning meeting.


Monday, August 28, 2017
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Castlewood Public Library
Castled Conference Room
6739 S. Uinta St.
Centennial, CO 80112

map


Aurora City Council Candidate Forum

Image League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Candidate Forum

Aurora Mayoral Candidate Forum

Meet the Candidates for Aurora City Council Wards and At-Large Positions at this candidate forum moderated by the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties.

This event is free and open to the public.



Tuesday, August 29, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Aurora Central Public Library
14949 E. Alameda Pkwy
Aurora, CO 80012

map


Aurora Mayoral Candidate Forum

Image of League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Candidate Forum

Aurora Mayoral Candidate Forum

Meet the Mayoral Candidates at this candidate forum moderated by the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties.

This event is free and open to the public.


Thursday, August 31, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Aurora Central Public Library
14949 E. Alameda Pkwy
Aurora, CO 80012

map


New and Prospective Member Meeting

Image of League of Women Voters Thanks for Marching Here's What's Next

New and Prospective Member Meeting

The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties will host a get together for New and Prospective Members. Join us and learn about the benefits of League. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Jo Ann Feder at jo_feder@lwvarapahoedouglas.org.

Thursday, September 7, 2017
7:30 p.m.
the home of
Jeannette Schwecke
3411 Riding Hood Ct.
Castle Rock, CO 80109

map

Directions: Take Castle Rock exit 184 off of I-25 or go south on Santa Fe (Hwy. 85). Go west on Meadows Blvd. Turn left on Prairie Hawk Drive. (if under construction, follow detour). Turn right onto Fence Post Drive. Turn left onto Sky Rock Way. Take a right onto Riding Hood Ct. to third house on the left.

September Combined Meeting

Image Stethoscope

September Combined Meeting

The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties September Combined Meeting will feature Natalie O'Donnell Wood of the Bell Policy Center with important information on Health Care.

Arrive before 5:30 p.m. to socialize.


Monday, September 11, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Las Brisas Mexican Restaurant
Clinton Shoppette
6787 S. Clinton St.
Englewood, CO 80112

map

Las Brisas is southeast of I-25 and Arapahoe Rd. Go south on Clinton St from Arapahoe Rd. It's next door to Target. There will be a 20% gratuity and individual checks.


LWVCO Making Democracy Work!

Image graphic of pile of money

LWVCO Making Democracy Work! Conference 2017

Our Democracy is Now For Sale!

Join the League of Women Voters of Colorado's Making Democracy Work! Conference and learn what you can do to counter the huge amounts of dark money that now flow into elections at the national, state and local levels.

Featured Speakers:
□ Lisa Graves, Executive Director, Center for Media and Democracy
□ Elena Nunez, Executive Director, Colorado Common Cause
□ Colorado State University Professor
□ League of Women Voters `Money In Politics' Activists

Topics:
□ How dark money has and is influencing democracy in Colorado
□ How Supreme Court rulings have enabled
   the influence of large campaign donations
□ What is ALEC? What is the Bradley Foundation?
□ Are the influences that worked in Wisconsin moving into Colorado?

GET INSPIRED and LEARN WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT THE INFLUENCE OF MONEY IN COLORADO POLITICS

Individual tickets are $55 each. There is a group rate for 10 or more tickets of $50 each.

The registration deadline is Friday, Sept. 1. Space is limited, so register early.

A Making Democracy Work! flyer is available here.

See the State League's web site for more information and to register.

Saturday, September 16, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn Denver East Stapleton
3333 Quebec St.
Denver, CO 80207

map

Voter Registration

Image League of Women Voters Women Volunteers Registering Voters

Voter Registration

League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a Voter Registration event at Windcrest Retirement Community.


Wednesday, September 20, 2017
10:00 a.m. - noon
Windcrest Retirement Community
Highland Overlook Clubhouse
3235 Mill Vista Rd.
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

map


Lunch Bunch

Image Breakfast Foods on Table

Lunch Bunch

The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties September Lunch Bunch get together is a social event for Leaguers.


Wednesday, September 27, 2017
11:30 a.m.
Location to be determined


Aurora City Council Candidate Forum

Image League of Women Voters of Arapahoe County Forum

Aurora City Council Candidate Forum

Candidates for Aurora City Council Wards and At-Large Positions will present their views and answer questions posed by the sponsors at this candidate forum. This event, sponsored by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce, the Aurora Sentinel, the Business and Professional Women of Aurora, the Aurora Election Commission, and the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, is your opportunity to get to know the Aurora Council candidates.

The forum will also be recorded by Channel 8, Aurora's cable TV and video station, for additional showings.

This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Aurora Municipal Building
City Council Chambers
15151 E. Alameda Pkwy.
Aurora, CO 80012

map