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Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, January 14, 2019
 
5:30 - 7 p.m. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. "An Opening Dialog" with members of Southside Neighborhood Association.

Location: Valencia Library, 202 W. Valencia Road, Tucson

OPEN to the PUBLIC

Saturday, January 19, 2019
 
9:30-11:30 AM Voter Education Program. 2020 U.S. Census + Why Should You Care?

Speakers: Emily Verdugo, U.S. Census Bureau; Liane Hernandez, Community Outreach and Education Director, YWCA Southern Arizona; and Richard Elias, Pima County Supervisor.

Location: Valencia Library, 202 W. Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ 85706

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.

Monday, January 21, 2019
 
  LWVGT Office Closed -- ML King Day Holiday.
Monday, January 28, 2019
 
5:30-7PM Midtown Evening Meeting. Ward 6 office, 3202 E 1st St. Program Planning.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
 
9:30AM social time, 10AM Program Start Eastside Unit Meeting. Ward 2 Offices, 7575 E Speedway Human Trafficking - speaker Joan Kaltsas Questions: e-mail Phylis Carnahan at prcarnahan@gmail
Saturday, February 9, 2019
 
10a.m. Women Making History: A Storytelling Salon. Learn about the history of the League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson and the lives of our members in this panel interview by the 2020 100th Anniversary Committee with three former league presidents, Shirley Sandelands, Carol Shearer, and Sally Davenport.

This is the first in a series of eight public programs to document the history of our local league, the lives of our extraordinary members, and their impact on the community.

Location: St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 3809 E. 3rd Street , Tucson, AZ 85716 (park in 3rd St. lot)

OPEN to the PUBLIC

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
 
1-3 PM Northwest Unit Meeting:. Golder Ranch Fire Department, 1175 W. Magee Road. John Eisele will speak on Tucson Emerging 2030. This is a private-public-nonprofit organization working to create high performing buildings, reducing waste and carbon dioxide for a 50% reduction in energy use, water use, and transportation emissions by 2030. Call Judy Moll, 548-1884 for more information.
Saturday, February 16, 2019
 
9:30 - 11:45 a.m. How Does the Arizona Corporation Commission "Rate"?. On the November ballot, you voted for people to serve on the Arizona Corporation Commission but how much do you know about how this commission functions as the fourth branch of Arizona state government? How it might help you as a citizen of Arizona?

Panel Members: Chris Norman, Director, Regulatory Services, Tucson Electric Power; Sharon B. Megdal, PhD, Director, Water Resources Research Center, The University of Arizona; and Kristin Mayes, J.D., Professor of Practice, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University.

Moderator: Carol West, League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson

Location: Pima County Public Library, Joel D. Valdez Branch 101 North Stone Avenue, Tucson 85701.

OPEN to the PUBLIC with FREE underground garage parking.

Monday, February 18, 2019
 
  LWVGT Office Closed -- Presidents Day Holiday.
Monday, February 25, 2019
 
5:30-7PM Midtown Evening Meeting. Ward 6 office, 3202 E 1st St. "Culture Wars" Join us for a discussion of Chapter 11 "Homeland Security" in What You Should Know About Politics But Don't by J. Conrad & N. Wolf. Don't worry if you haven't read the chapter. Additional resources: http://sep.stanford.edu/sep/jon/family/jos/culture/index.html Guest speaker: Megan Morgan Grassroots Movements RED4ED
Friday, March 1, 2019
 
7:30 - 9:30 AM Issues and Eggs Breakfast Forum. OPEN to the PUBLIC --- RESERVATIONS REQUIRED (click for details)

Location: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Ballroom at 445 S. Alvernon Way

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
9:00 a.m. Tour of the Central Arizona Project Twin Peaks Pumping Plant. RSVPs are necessary by February 19 for CAP security puposes; tour limit is 29. Contact Phylis Carnahan via email(prcarnahan@gmail.com).

Meeting Location: La Encantada in the parking lot behind Firebirds at 9:00 a.m. There will be a $10 charge for the bus. Wear closed toe shoes and comfortable clothes. Bring snacks and water if needed.

The program will include Colorado River issues and a trip to the CAP pumping plant that brings water to Tucson. We may also discuss the Arizona Drought Plan before the Legislature.

Saturday, March 16, 2019
 
9:30-11:30 AM Voter Education Program. Environmental Issues

OPEN to the PUBLIC

Location: Joel D Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

Monday, March 25, 2019
 
5:30-7PM Midtown Evening Meeting. Ward 6 office, 3202 E 1st St. NEW BOOK: Citizen's Handbook to Influencing Elected Officials: Citizen Advocacy in State Legislatures and Congress: A Guide for Citizen Lobbyists and Grassroots By Bradford Fitch Part 1: Chapter 1-4 (34 pages) Guest Speaker TBD
Monday, March 25, 2019
 
5:30-7PM Midtown Evening Meeting. NEW BOOK: Citizen's Handbook to Influencing Elected Officials: Citizen Advocacy in State Legislatures and Congress: A Guide for Citizen Lobbyists and Grassroots By Bradford Fitch: Part 1: Chapter 1-4 (34 pages)
Monday, April 22, 2019
 
5:30-7PM Midtown Evening Meeting. Ward 6 office, 3202 E 1st St. NEW BOOK: Citizen's Handbook to Influencing Elected Officials: Citizen Advocacy in State Legislatures and Congress: A Guide for Citizen Lobbyists and Grassroots By Bradford Fitch Part 11: Chapter 5-7 (33 pages)
Monday, April 22, 2019
 
5:30-7PM Midtown Evening Meeting. NEW BOOK: Citizen's Handbook to Influencing Elected Officials: Citizen Advocacy in State Legislatures and Congress: A Guide for Citizen Lobbyists and Grassroots By Bradford Fitch: Part 11: Chapter 5-7 (33 pages) Guest speaker TBD