Making Democracy Work


Previous Months' calendar

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
  United Nations Day.
Monday, October 8, 2018
  Columbus Day.
Friday, October 5, 2018
10:00 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting, 10 AM, & Presidents' Luncheon. LWVNCA Presidents' Luncheon to follow board meeting at 11:30 AM.


Saturday, September 29, 2018
9:30 AM
First Evangelical Lutheran Church,
3604 Chatham Road,
Ellicott City, MD 21042
LWVMD FALL WORKSHOP. Early Bird Registration Open:

$25 for members, $35 for non-members (Includes morning coffee/light breakfast, lunch, materials)

RSVP BY SEPTEMBER 18 for Early Bird Registration

Late Registrations - $30 members/$40 guests

To Register, download, print and mail LWVMD Workshop Flyer


9:30 am Registration and light breakfast

Morning Workshop Sessions

10:00 am Briefing on LWVMD Death with Dignity Study Presenters: Study Chair, Sandra Bjork and committee members

11:00 am You're Voting on More than Candidates - 2018 Ballot Question Overview, Presenter: Ralph Watkins, LWVMD Voter Service Chair

OR Repeated Session - 10am & 11am

LWVMD Action - the Who, What, When & How of State & Local Advocacy, Presenter: Lois Hybl, Action Chair

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. Keynote: Perspectives on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
All day & 7PM
Washington Nationals Stadium National Voter Registration Day. National Voter Registration Day at National's Baseball Game, 7PM. The LWVNCA team registered voters, and passed out VOTE411 Information at Nationals Stadium on September 25th, and watched the the Nationals play the Marlins at 7PM. Pictures on Events Page

Information Flyer

Monday, September 17, 2018
12:00 PM
University of Maryland Carey School of Law,
Baltimore, MD
12th Annual LWVMD Constitution Day Program. Exclusive Member Event, The program and reception are FREE

12th Annual LWVMD Constitution Day Program: A panel of experts will discuss: "The Changing Makeup of the Supreme Court"

Speakers to be Announced

RSVP required by Sept. 14, seating is limited

To request seating, parking, and to volunteer, send your name, local League, preferred phone and email to

For more information, Click LWVMD Calendar Page

Co-sponsored by League of Women Voters of Maryland, University of Maryland Carey School of Law, University of Maryland-Baltimore, University of Maryland-College Park, College of Behavioral & Social Sciences, MLaw Programs

Monday, September 17, 2018
  Constitution Day.
Saturday, September 15, 2018
11:00 AM
Church of the Redeemer,
5603 N Charles St,
Baltimore, MD 21210
Book Talk and Social with Baltimore Author Elaine Weiss. $20.00 Registration

LWV Baltimore City cordially invites you to a

Book Talk & Social with Baltimore Author Elaine Weiss, author of The Woman's Hour

Light Lunch & Book Signing to follow

Click LWVMD Calendar Page for Registration information

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
  Patriot Day.
Saturday, September 8, 2018
10:00 AM
Miller Library
9421 Frederick Rd,
Ellicott City, MD 21042
VOTE411 TRAINING. VOTE411 Training

Click LWVMD Calendar Page for more information

Saturday, September 8, 2018
8AM - 3PM
Woodlands Hotel & Conference Center
119 Visitor Center Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185
LWV-VA Fall Workshops. SUCCESSFUL WORKSHOPS HELD SEPTEMBER 8TH! At the Woodlands Hotel & Conference Center, in Williamsburg, VA.

For Agenda and handouts, See the Fall Workshops page on the LWV-VA website. Click here

Saturday, September 8, 2018
8AM - 3PM
Woodlands Hotel & Conference Center
119 Visitor Center Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Registration fee is $60 and is non-refundable. To register online, please use the online registration form by clicking here

If you cannot use the link to the online registration form, please print out the form by clicking here; fill it out and mail with your check, made payable to LWV of Virginia, to:

LWV of Virginia 2018 Workshops

804 Ridge Place, Falls Church, VA 22046-3630


Hotel room accommodations: Special rate for League members is $109 plus tax for a total of $122 per double occupancy (rate offered for 3 days before & 3 days after). Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis! For reservations, contact Woodlands Hotel/reservations at 757-229-1000 and advise them it is for the "LWV Room Block." See the Fall Workshops page on the LWV-VA website For more information; Click here

Adjusted Agenda - LWV-VA FALL WORKSHOP

8:00-9:15 Registration

8:45-9:15 Local League Presidents Pre-session Briefing: Things you need to know

9:15 Plenary

  • Greeting and Welcome ... Sue Lewis, LWV-VA President, Mary Schilling, President LWV-WA Host League; 2018 LWVUS Convention through the Eyes of a Local League; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

9:30 Membership and capacity building ... "Attracting and Energizing"
  • Transformational Journey; Attracting New and Engaging Current Members; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Local Leagues Exchange; Community Building and Ideas; Fund-raising, Revenue Development, How to Use Social Media

11:00 Voter Outreach/Access
  • Redistricting; Registration; Voting Rights (Election system and process security, Voter access); VOTE411; All About Debates

12:30 Lunch

1:30 Advocacy

  • Advocacy vs Lobbying; Behavioral Health; Education; Election Integrity; ERA Ratification; Gun Violence Prevention

3:00 Adjourn

NOTE:This year there will be no breakout sessions. Everyone will have access to everything as panels and issues leaders do presentations.

Friday, September 7, 2018
Woodlands Conference Center
119 Visitor Center Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185
LWV-VA Board Meeting.
Friday, September 7, 2018
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting.
Monday, September 3, 2018
  Labor Day.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
  Women's Equality Day, 19th Amendment Ratified.
Saturday, August 11, 2018
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center -2nd floor
4805 Edgemoor Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814
CREATING STRONGER LEAGUES - LWVNCA Leadership-Membership Workshop. Join us in sharing our collective knowledge with this great opportunity for area Leagues! It is open to all interested League members and a great way for new members to learn about the League. There is no charge and lunch is on your own in nearby eateries. Topics: Skill Building for All; Get Out the Vote Strategies!; LWVUS Transformational Journey; Is Social Media Reaching our Targets?


FREE Registration at Eventbrite

Download or view Flyer here

Friday, July 20, 2018
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting.
Sunday, July 15, 2018-Monday, July 16, 2018
2:00 pm, July 15 - 5:00 pm, July 16
Delta Hotels, Marriott-Downtown
555 East Canal St.
Richmond, VA 23219
LWV-VA BOARD RETREAT. July 15 @ 2:00 pm - July 16 @ 5:00 pm

A work session for the Board to prepare for the upcoming year and work on ways to effectively implement new strategies. Being held at Delta Hotel's Marriott- Downtown Richmond, 555 East Canal St. Richmond VA 23219.

Thursday, June 28, 2018
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Georgetown University
640 Massachusetts Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20001
Show Me the Money! Where do we go from here with Metro Funding?. Sponsored by the Coalition for Smarter Growth (CSG) Show me the money: How did we win dedicated funding and where do we go from here?

Join the Coalition for Smarter Growth and two expert panels at Georgetown School of Continuing Studies to talk about how we finally won the fight for dedicated funding and what needs to happen now that Metro has the money.


CLICK HERE for flyer with more information.

Thursday, June 28, 2018-Sunday, July 1, 2018
All Day
Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
LWVUS Convention - Registration Required. Click Here for a link to LWVUS Convention page.
Sunday, June 17, 2018
USA Father's Day.
Saturday, June 16, 2018
9:00am - 4:00pm
Roslyn Retreat Center
8727 River Rd
Henrico, VA 23229
LWV-VA Council. Business meeting, breakout sessions and lunch.

Guest Speaker is Rachel Bitecofer, Assistant Director of the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University.

For more details, go to the LWV-VA website, direct link to LWV-VA Council page

Friday, June 15, 2018
Roslyn Retreat Center LWV-VA Board Meeting.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
All Day
USA Flag Day.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
7:00 PM
Unity in Frederick,
5112 Pegasus Court,
Frederick, MD 21704
Forum for Frederick County Council At-large candidates. LWV Frederick County and The Common Market Co-op are sponsoring a Forum for the at-large candidates for Frederick County Council.

Sponsored by LWV Frederick County and The Common Market Co-Op

Saturday, June 9, 2018
10:00 AM - Noon
Doubletree by Hilton
9100 Basil Ct.
Largo, MD 20774
LWV of Prince George's County Annual Meeting.
Saturday, June 9, 2018
9:30am - 2:00pm
Harford Community College
401 Thomas Run Rd
Bel Air, MD 21015
LWVMD Council. For registration form and more information, go to LWVMD website, direct link to "LWVMD 2018 Council page"<+>
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
7:00 PM
Kepler Theater
Hagerstown Community College
11400 Robinwood Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21742
Forum for MD 6th Congressional District Primary Candidates. Forum for all primary election candidates for the Maryland 6th Congressional District.

Sponsored by
- LWV Frederick County
- LWV Washington County
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Frederick County Chapter

Saturday, June 2, 2018
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Leisure World of Maryland
3701 Rossmoor Blvd.
Silver Spring, MD 20906
LWV of Montgomery Co. [MD] Annual Meeting. For more information, go to LWVMC website
Friday, June 1, 2018
10:30 AM
LWVUS Office
1730 M Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
LWVNCA Board Meeting.
Monday, May 28, 2018
Falls Church VA Falls Church City Memorial Day Parade. Join LWV Falls Church in the Memorial Day Parade all decked out in red, white, and blue. Everyone is welcome to join our group. The meeting location TBD by the City of Falls Church. Volunteers watch the sign-up form or Facebook for information.

We Walk For Voters Flyer

Sign up here

Questions, contact Amy Hjerstedt

Monday, May 28, 2018
All Day
USA Memorial Day.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
9:00 - 11:30 AM
Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel LWV of Arlington Annual Meeting.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
6:45am -
Depart 3 locations,
6:45, Baltimore
7:45, Annapolis
Time TBD, Wye Mills
LWVMD Spring Fundraiser Bus Tour. "True Grit: Legendary Ladies of the Chesapeake" Bus Tour of the MD Eastern Shore,

  • Bus Departs 6:45 am from Greenspring Shopping Center Parking Lot, Baltimore
  • Bus Departs 7:45 am from Riva Road Park & Ride, Annapolis
  • Bus Departs Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, time TBD

Click here to download Flyer with more information

DEADLINE to reserve your seat - APRIL 14, 2018

Link to form,

Sunday, May 13, 2018
USA Mother's Day.
Monday, May 7, 2018
  LWVMD Board Meeting.
Saturday, May 5, 2018
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Clyde's of Gallery Place Restaurant
Piedmont Room upstairs
707 7th Street
NW Washington, DC 20001
LWVNCA Annual Convention. Click here for Registration Form

Click here for information on Metro and Parking.

For Complete Details click 2018 Convention Page