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Date & Time        Place        Description
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. Golder Ranch Fire Department, 1175 W. Magee Road. Dr. Richard Shelton will speak to us on his book Crossing the Yard, about his 30 years of using creative writing with Arizona prisoners. His book is also an indictment of the American prison system as being completely untenable and counter-productive. Call Judy Moll, 548-1884 for more information.
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?

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.
Monday, January 28, 2019
 
5:30-7PM Midtown Evening Meeting. Program Planning -- No Speaker
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
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
 
9:30-11:30 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
Monday, February 25, 2019
 
5:30-7PM Midtown Evening Meeting. What You Should Know About Politics But Don't... by Jessamyn Conrad, Naomi Wolf: Chapter 11: Homeland Security Guest Speaker: TBD
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) 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