Making Democracy Work

League Programs

Movie Night

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Night At The Movies

Join us for this month's film Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins. Don't miss this fascinating documentary of this celebrated political journalist from Texas who used her razor sharp wit to speak truth to power.

Free and open to League members and their friends.

Note the location change.

Thursday, January 23, 2020
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Koelbel Public Library
The Forum Theater
5955 S. Holly St.
Centennial, CO 80121

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Management Team Meeting

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Management Team Meeting

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

Monday, January 27, 2020
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Koelbel Public Library
Conference Room
5955 S. Holly St.
Centennial, CO 80121

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Great Decisions

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Great Decisions

The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Great Decisions Foreign Policy Discussion Group will meet in February and March to discuss the 2020 program topics.

The topics for 2020 are:
□ Climate Change and the Global Order
□ India and Pakistan
□ Red Sea Security
□ Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking
□ U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle
□ China's Road into Latin America
□ The Philippines and the U.S.
□ Artificial Intelligence and Data

Our League's Great Decisions study group meetings are open to League members and to the public.

Friday, February 7, 2020
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Southglenn Public Library
Meeting Room A
6972 S. Vine St.
Centennial, CO 80122

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Friday, February 14, 2020
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Southglenn Public Library
Meeting Room A
6972 S. Vine St.
Centennial, CO 80122

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Friday, February 21, 2020
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Southglenn Public Library
Meeting Room A
6972 S. Vine St.
Centennial, CO 80122

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Friday, February 28, 2020
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Southglenn Public Library
Meeting Room A
6972 S. Vine St.
Centennial, CO 80122

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Friday, March 6, 2020
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Southglenn Public Library
Meeting Room A
6972 S. Vine St.
Centennial, CO 80122

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Friday, March 13, 2020
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Southglenn Public Library
Meeting Room A
6972 S. Vine St.
Centennial, CO 80122

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Friday, March 20, 2020
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Southglenn Public Library
Meeting Room A
6972 S. Vine St.
Centennial, CO 80122

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Friday, March 27, 2020
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Southglenn Public Library
Meeting Room A
6972 S. Vine St.
Centennial, CO 80122

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LWVCO Legislative Conference

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LWVCO Legislative Conference

The annual League of Women Voters of Colorado Legislative Conference will provide an opportunity to learn about the League's 2020 legislative priorities and celebrate 100 years of empowering voters. The day will include Complete Count Committee training (2020 Census), speakers on Voting Methods, Vision 2020 (TABOR), recall legislation, and more.

The day will begin at 9:00 AM at the LWVCO offices. League members and guests are welcome to join in celebrating the League's 100th birthday, as we walk to the Capitol for the reading of proclamations honoring the League's 100 years. Afterwards, beginning at 11:00 AM at the Denver Public Library, the conference will begin.

The registration fee is $45 for League members and $50 for non-members. Registration includes the Legislative Conference materials, lunch, and a snack.

Registration and payment in advance is required to attend.

Paid parking for the Denver Public Library segment is available nearby at the Denver Art Museum garage.

Register on the LWVCO web site here.

Friday, February 14, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
LWVCO Offices
1410 Grant St. Ste. B2014
Denver, CO 80203

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Friday, February 14, 2020
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Denver Public Library Central Branch
Conference Center Lower Level
10 W 14th Ave. Pkwy.
Denver, CO 80204

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February Combined Meeting

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Combined February Meeting and
Celebration of League's 100th Anniversary

Don't miss the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Combined February Meeting and celebration of League's 100th Anniversary!

We'll raise our glasses in a toast to the League's past and future.

We'll view the Annenberg Public Policy Center's film The 19th Amendment, A Woman's Right to Vote. The film documents women's long, difficult struggle to win the right to vote. It's about citizenship, the power of the vote, and why women had to change the Constitution with the 19th Amendment to get the vote.

Following the video. we'll discuss the unfinished business of women's equality.

All current and prospective members are invited to attend any unit meetings.

Directions:

Those coming from the west area take Arapahoe Road to Quebec St. Turn right and Quebec and drive to East Mineral Drive. Turn left on E. Mineral. It is opposite St. Thomas Moore's Church and just before two large shopping centers on County Line Rd. Take E. Mineral to E. Phillips Circle S. and turn right. Follow E. Phillips Circle S. as it winds through the residential area until you reach the Willows 3 Clubhouse. Park in the clubhouse parking lot or across the street.

Those coming from the east on Arapahoe Rd. turn left on Quebec and follow the directions above. You can also access Quebec and E. Mineral from County Line Road.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Willow Creek 3 Clubhouse
8091 E. Philips Cir.
Centennial, CO 80112

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LWVCO DU Program: Women's Suffrage 100th Anniversary

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LWVCO DU Enrichment Program:
Women's Suffrage 100th Anniversary.

The League of Women Voters of Colorado has arranged an opportunity to learn more about The History of Women's Suffrage in a four-part series of classes taught at the University of Denver: ENRICH-0347 + Hist: Women's Suffrage 100th Anniversary. The four Monday night classes are March 23, March 30, April 6, and April 13 in Sturm Hall on the University of Denver campus.

League members will receive a 10% discount on the registration fee.

Registration with DU is required to attend.

Topics:

  • Origins of the Women's Suffrage Movement in the 19th Century
  • "Let the Women Vote!" Colorado Suffrage and Music of the Movement
  • The Crooked Road to the 19th Amendment
  • Political Rights After the 19th Amendment

    Find additional information and register on the DU web site here

    Monday, March 23, 2020

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
University of Denver
Lindsay Auditorium Room281 in Sturm Hall
2000 E. Asbury Ave.
Denver, CO 80210

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Monday, March 30, 2020
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
University of Denver
Lindsay Auditorium Room281 in Sturm Hall
2000 E. Asbury Ave.
Denver, CO 80210

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Monday, April 6, 2020
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
University of Denver
Lindsay Auditorium Room281 in Sturm Hall
2000 E. Asbury Ave.
Denver, CO 80210

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Monday, April 13, 2020
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
University of Denver
Lindsay Auditorium Room281 in Sturm Hall
2000 E. Asbury Ave.
Denver, CO 80210

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