Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

The calendar on this page is of general LWV activities, events of community interest, and election dates and forums. View a calendar of only of local elections and forums. All forums are free and open to the public.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, January 4, 2018
6:30pm
Philip Simmons High School
3080 River Village Drive
Charleston 29492
Candidates Forum for S.C. House District 99. Co-sponsored by Daniel Island News & League of Women Voters Charleston Area

Candidates on the ballot have been invited to participate in the forum and in the VOTE411 voter guide. Cindy Boatwright (D) Nancy Mace (R)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
6pm
Charleston County Main Library
Calhoun Street
Stand Up, Speak Out! Advocacy 102. Kick off the 2018 legislative session with an Advocacy Training with the League! This year's training will place an emphasis on gerrymandering and ethics reform, both key issues in the SC State House this year, but we'll also discuss ways you can be an effective advocate at the local and state level for all the issues you care about. More
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
5:30 social, 6pm meeting
844 Parrot Creek Way
James Island 29412
League Board Meeting.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
7am-7pm
  SC House 99 Special Election, 1 seat..
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
1pm & 6pm
At 1PM
Dorchester County Library
76 Old Trolley Road
Summerville, SC

At 6PM
Dorchester County Council Chambers
500 N Main Street
Summerville, SC
Forum: Redistricting. Presented first at 1pm, then at 6pm, this forum will explore the issues of redistricting and its importance to democracy.
Sunday, February 4, 2018
2:30
Charleston County Library
68 Calhoun Street
Charleston 29401
League Priorities and Planning: The League Speaks with One Voice. "The League speaks with one voice." That is one of the important principles and practices that creates the League's credibility and strength. What do we mean when we talk about "one voice?" We will be discussing and planning our future work. Only members of the League can participate in this meeting but the public is welcome to attend and observe.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
10am
Lonnie Hamilton Public Services Building
4045 Bridge View Drive
North Charleston 29405
The School Board Project: A Voice for Our Children. Training for candidates and public education advocates