Upcoming Events

Check out our Calendar regularly for updates on League events! Interested in hearing about a public policy topic? Know a speaker that the voting public would benefit from hearing? Let us know; email president [at] lwvplacercounty.org or call 916-208-8691.

Poster with woman using ballot box, 1920s, large word VOTE at top
Event Date: 
Oct 1 2020 (All day) to Oct 31 2020 (All day)
Historic Placer County Courthouse
Event Date: 
Oct 1 2020 - 11:30am
Event location: 

Zoom

Please join Placer County LWVs with guest speaker Ryan Ronco of Placer County Clerk-Recorder-Registrar of Voters. Their mission is to provide courteous, timely, and professional recording, clerk and elections services to the citizens,

Ethics Icon
Event Date: 
Oct 4 2020 - 1:00pm
Event location: 

Zoom

Join LWV Placer County and Sierra Christian Church for a presentation of California 2020 Propositions 14-25 

image of a red white and blue background with stars, saying "Candidate Forums 2020 League of Women Voters Oakland"
Event Date: 
Oct 8 2020 - 6:00pm
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Zoom

Please join LWV Placer County to learn about Colfax City Council candidates. Watch for upcoming details and Zoom invitations.

Event Date: 
Oct 24 2020 (All day)

If you can, do VOTE EARLY! Join the League and its partners in encouraging voters to vote early. This is the first Voter Early Day in history. Let's make it a big day!

Event Date: 
Nov 1 2020 (All day) to Nov 30 2020 (All day)

To find out about this observation, visit: https://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/about/

Historic Placer County Courthouse
Event Date: 
Nov 5 2020 - 11:30am
Event location: 

Zoom

Please join Placer County LWVs with guest speaker Bill Poindexter, Managing Editor of the Auburn Journal. Mr.

women and men
Event Date: 
Nov 11 2020 (All day)

Veterans Day is a federal holiday to honor our country's military veterans. The holiday began as an observation of the Armistice the Allies signed with Germany to end World War I.

Historic Placer County Courthouse
Event Date: 
Dec 3 2020 - 11:30am
Event location: 

Zoom

Please join Placer County League of Women Voters with guest speaker Captain Jeff Swearingen of Placer County Sheriff's Office to learn more about current issues in our community.

Portrait of Carrie Chapman Catt
Event Date: 
Jan 9 2021 (All day)

Founder of the League of Women Voters, Carrie Chapman Catt (January 9, 1859 – March 9, 1947) was peace activist before becoming a guiding force in the women's suffrage movement.

 

Martin Luther King Day of Service
Event Date: 
Jan 18 2021 (All day)

The U.S. Congress passed legislation designating the third Monday in January a federal holiday in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The bill because law in 1983.

Event Date: 
Feb 15 2021 (All day)

In 1878, the U.S. Congress declared George Washington's birthday to be a federal holiday. The first observation was February 22, 1879. The Uniform Monday Holiday Act of 1970 changed the date of the holiday to the third Monday in February.

Mmes Justice
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Mar 1 2021 (All day) to Mar 31 2021 (All day)

Let's Keep Making Our History

With President Jimmy Carter's proclamation in February 1988, the U.S. began to observe Women’s History Week inclusive of International Women’s Day (March 8).

LWV Geneva members tour Women's Suffrage exhibit in Albany, NY
Event Date: 
Mar 8 2021 (All day)

A Celebration of Women's Rights

Sunshine Week: Your Right to Know
Event Date: 
Mar 14 2021 (All day) to Mar 20 2021 (All day)

Celebrating (and Defending) Your Right to Know

This celebration occurs during the week that includes President James Madison's birthday and National Freedom of Information Day—March 16.

 

Environment is in our hands
Event Date: 
Apr 22 2021 (All day)

Earth Day is observed around the world on April 22 to support environmental protection.

Memorial Day image
Event Date: 
May 31 2021 (All day)

Memorial Day was initially called Declaration Day. In May 1868, U.S General John A. Logan first called for the observance of Decoration Day nationally:

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