Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

All League Forums Are Open to the Public

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, May 9, 2017-Saturday, September 30, 2017
All Charleston County Libraries Voter Registration at all Charleston County Public Libraries. Charleston County Libraries will provide citizens an opportunity to register, to update registration, and to obtain the required photo ID. See schedules for each library
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Alfred Williams Community Life Center
4441 Durant Ave
North Charleston, SC 29405
In Our Community: Policing Reform in N. Charleston. LISTEN to a status report about the federal government's review of the North Charleston Police Department. LEARN about how the North Charleston Police Department responds to citizen complaints against its officers. TALK about what role you can play in improving the North Charleston Police Department. Are you ready to take action? Do you have ideas for a solution? Join your fellow neighbors, friends, and family as we move into action to push for police reform. Refreshments will be served (doors open at 6 p.m.) Space is limited. Please RSVP by calling (212) 965-2277 or emailing Marquis Jenkins,
Saturday, September 23, 2017
The Gaillard Auditorium
95 Calhoun St.
Charleston, SC 29401
In Our Community: Gala NAACP Celebration with Joe Biden, Speaker. This Gala celebrates 100 years for the Charleston Branch of the NAACP, the oldest branch in SC. For tickets, call 843-805-8030. Individual tickets: $150. A reserved table for 10: $1500.
Monday, September 25, 2017
4:30-6:30 (Doors open 4pm)
MUSC Drug Discovery Bldg.
Room 110
President St
Charleston, SC 29401
From a League Member: Atul Gawande Virtual Lecture. Atul Gawande is author of Being Mortal. Hosted by MUSC Center on Aging, this program celebrates 15 years of the Senior Village Movement. Areas invited: Harleston Neighbor 2 Neighbor, I'On At Home, and Pleasant Village.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Charleston County Library
68 Calhoun St
Charleston, SC 29401
Speaker: Rosalee Keech, LWVUS's Chief Observer to the United Nations. Rosalee Keech has represented the League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) as Chief Observer to the United Nations (UN) since 2011 and has developed programs to increase women's leadership and participation in democratic political processes, to promote democracy around the world, and to prevent violence against all women and girls. Keech is being sponsored by the Center for Women's "Connect the Dots" series. More
Friday, October 13, 2017
5-6pm (arrive by 4:30)
College of Charleston
Cistern Yard
66 George Street
Charleston, South Carolina
BBC Global Questions Charleston: Trump's American, A Nation Divided?. Be a part of the audience for an international BBC town hall television and radio discussion by making a free reservation. The BBC's Zeinab Badawi brings together a high profile panel of political and public figures from South Carolina and beyond to take your questions about where America stands today. This important and topical town hall discussion will be recorded for broadcast on BBC World News TV, World Service Radio and Online, reaching an audience of many millions of people worldwide.