Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
6:00pm
NCCU Michaux School of Education Auditorium
712 Cecil Street
Durham, NC, 27707
ODC Candidates Forum. North Carolina Central University and the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties are holding a forum for the public to hear from the candidates for the NC General Assembly seeking to represent Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties.

Kicking off a month of activities on the NCCU campus to promote civic responsibility, the NCCU Student Government Association and the NCCU Institute for Civic Engagement and Social Change are co-sponsoring the forum with the League.

All candidates have been invited to speak for five minutes. A light reception will follow the forum, and members of the League of Women Voters will register voters and provide information about voting rights. The forum is free and open to the public.

Saturday, September 13, 2014
12:00pm
Carolina 1663 Restaurant
Sheraton Hotel
1 Europa Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
New Member Welcome Lunch. New and potential League members are invited to us for a welcome lunch at the Carolina 1663 Restaurant. It will be an opportunity to learn about our League, meet other members, and decide about your level of participation.

We welcome all members whether you are able to take on a volunteer role, but we want you to know of the many activities and programs offered by our League.

Please RSVP to Brenda Rogers by September 10.

Sunday, September 14, 2014
2:00pm
Hillsborough Public Library
137 W Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278
"State of Conflict" Viewing & Discussion. The Bill Moyers' documentary "State of Conflict" will be shown on Sunday, September 14th at 2:00pm at the Hillsborough Public Library. Moyers tells the story of how poorly regulated campaign contributions have brought about drastic changes in our state.

A discussion following the film will be led by MacArthur Fellow Bob Hall, the Executive Director of Democracy North Carolina.

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham & Chatham Counties.

Monday, September 15, 2014
7:30 - 9:00pm
Carolina Meadows
100 Carolina Meadows
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Candidate Forum; VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Candidates for US House, State Senate, and State House positions will speak and answer questions from the general public. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

Additionally, the League needs volunteers to assist with time keeping. Please contact Brenda if you are able to help.

Monday, September 22, 2014
7:30 - 9:00pm
Carolina Meadows
100 Carolina Meadows
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Candidate Forum; VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Candidates for county commissioners and school board positions will speak and answer questions from the general public. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

Additionally, the League needs volunteers to assist with time keeping. Please contact Brenda if you are able to help.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
 
The Arts Center
300-G E Main Street
Carrboro, NC 27510
Voter Registration Drive & Music from Swift Creek. Register new voters, listen to great music from Swift Creek, and meet your Carrboro neighbors!
Monday, September 29, 2014
7:30 - 9:00pm
Carolina Meadows
100 Carolina Meadows
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Candidate Forum; VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Candidates for judicial positions will speak and answer questions from the general public. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

Additionally, the League needs volunteers to assist with time keeping. Please contact Brenda if you are able to help.

Saturday, October 4, 2014
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Durham Farmer's Market Voter Registration VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Volunteers are needed for the You Can Vote voter registration event at the Durham Farmer's Market. Two hour shifts would work best. The Market is open from 8:00AM to Noon. Contact Laura Gorham. Texting is the best way to reach Laura.