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Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
 
9:30AM social time, 10AM Program start Eastside Unit Meeting. Ward 2 Offices, 7575 E Speedway "Civics 101" What do you know about government? How Tucson city government works? Carol West How a bill becomes a state law? Mary Okaye How the Judicial Merit Selection System works? Shirley Sandelands Questions: e-mail Phylis Carnahan at prcarnahan@gmail
Friday, November 9, 2018
 
Noon Green Valley Unit Meeting. Madera Room, 3rd floor of the La Vista building on the La Posada campus. Members bring a sack lunch to eat. The official meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. The subject will be "Present Conditions and Future Plans in the Sahuarita Unified School District". The speaker will be Superintendent, Dr. Manny Valenzuela. For more information, contact Sue Girardeau, Program Chair; mgirardeau@aol.com; 520-648-7969.
Monday, November 12, 2018
 
  LWVGT Office Closed -- Veterans' Day.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
 
1-3 PM Midtown/Northwest Unit Meeting. Golder Ranch Fire Station, 1175 West Magee Road. League member Joan Kaltsas will discuss an overview of human trafficking, and update on legislation, and help us understand why we need to be aware and mindful of this problem. Human trafficking is the second highest money maker in the world behind drug trafficking.
Friday, November 16, 2018
 
10AM Advocacy Committee Meeting. LWVGT Office, 800 N Swan Suite 126. Finish planning for the Legislative Breakfast. Contact Shirley Sandelands, shirsande@gmail.com
Saturday, November 17, 2018
 
9:30-11:30 AM Voter Education Program. Severed Ties: A Discussion on America's Policy Toward Immigrant Families Location: St. Mark's Presbyterian Church at 3809 E. 3rd Street
Thursday, November 22, 2018
 
  LWVGT Office Closed -- Thanksgiving Holiday.
Friday, November 23, 2018
 
  LWVGT Office Closed -- Thanksgiving Holiday.
Monday, November 26, 2018
 
5:30-7PM Midtown Evening Meeting. Ward 6 office, 3202 E 1st St. "Culture Wars" Join us for a discussion of Chapter 10, "Socioeconomic Policy" 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
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
 
9:30 a.m. social time, programs start at 10:00 a.m. Eastside Unit Meeting. Ward 2 Offices 7575 E. Speedway. Unit holiday lunch place to be announced. Questions: e-mail Phylis Carnahan at prcarnahan@gmail.com
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
 
11:30AM Eastside Unit Meeting. Unit holiday lunch at El Molinito 2323 N. Pantano Rd. by
and Tanque Verde. Please, RSVP to prcarnahan@gmail.com
Saturday, December 8, 2018
 
9:30 AM - NOON LWVGT Holiday Brunch. Tanque Verde Lutheran Church, 8625 E Tanque Verde. Details to follow.
Monday, December 10, 2018
 
2PM Advocacy Committee Meeting. LWVGT Office, 800 N Swan Suite 126. Planning for Respond to Legislative Alerts presentations. Contact Shirley Sandelands, shirsande@gmail.com
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
 
1-3 PM Midtown/Northwest Unit Meeting. 1175 W. Magee, Creative Writing in Prison with author Richard Shelton discussing his book Crossing the Yard
Monday, December 17, 2018
 
  LWVGT Office Closed -- Winter Break through New Year's Day.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
 
  LWVGT Office Reopens.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
 
9:30 a.m. social time, programs start at 10:00 a.m. Eastside Unit Meeting. Ward 2 Offices 7575 E. Speedway. Workshop on lobbying techniques and program planning. Questions: e-mail Phylis Carnahan at prcarnahan@gmail.com
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
 
1-3 PM Midtown/Northwest Unit Meeting. 1175 W. Magee Legislative Workshop and Program Planning
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
 
9:30AM social time, 10AM Program start Eastside Unit Meeting. Ward 2 Offices, 7575 E Speedway. Workshop on lobbying techniques and program planning. Questions: e-mail Phylis Carnahan at prcarnahan@gmail
Saturday, January 19, 2019
 
9:30-11:30 AM Voter Education Program. 2020 U.S. Census + Why Should You Care?

OPEN to the PUBLIC

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

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 16, 2019
 
9:30-11:30 Voter Education Program. The ABCs of the ACC (Arizona Corporation Commission)

OPEN to the PUBLIC

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

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

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

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)
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)