Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

League Events in the Spokane Area

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Meetings are usually the second Tuesday of the month. Guests are welcome to attend. Some dates are tentative.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, January 18, 2020-Saturday, May 9, 2020
 
Jundt Art Museum
Gonzaga University
200 E Desmet Ave.
Spokane, WA 99202
The 19th: For Her, For All. The Jundt Art Museum celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment with this special exhibition, Prints by Women, featuring 20 images created by American female artists from each decade since 1920. The display includes prints created by several internationally-known artists such as Dorothy Dehner, Corita Kent, Alice Neel, Alison Saar, and Cindy Sherman.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
12:15pm
Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA 99202
Women's Suffrage Parade. Washington State passed the 19th Amendment on March 22, 1920, five months prior to the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The 19th Amendment guaranteed women's right to vote in the U.S. The GU commemorative parade is a sustainable, non-consumer, inclusive event.

This event is part of Gonzaga's yearlong recognition of the 19th Amendment's centennial.

Parade participants must be from the Gonzaga community, and the public is welcome to gather and watch.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
 
St. Andrews Church Social Hall
2404 North Howard St.
Spokane, WA 99205
General Meeting: Voter Registration/Ballot Parties. The November 2020 election is almost here, and we all need to be trained and ready to register voters and to understand the role ballot parties play in reaching underserved communities. If you have been working in voter registration and ballot parties, please plan on attending to share your experiences in this very important work. See Denise Campitelli's first-hand account of registering new citizens to vote in her first Naturalization Ceremony on page 4 of the February Voter.
Thursday, April 23, 2020-Saturday, April 25, 2020
 
Spokane Community College
Lair Auditorium
1810 N Greene Street
Spokane, WA 99217
The Play: "Many Maps, One Voice" ***Postponed until October***. We are co-sponsoring this play with Politics of the Possible In Action. This one-woman show chronicles the efforts of Mary Ellen McCaffree to draw new district lines in Washington in the early 1960's.

Tickets are now available. Click here.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
TBA
TBA May Annual Meeting. Details of date, time and location are not available yet.

Other Events

Our League events and meetings are listed on the Calendar page.

Other events League members may be interested in are listed below:

Felony Therapeutic Courts Download the flyer here.

You are invited to a public forum:

Tuesday, February 11th
Sponsored by People for Effective Government (PEG)
Location: the Moran Prairie Library,
6004 S. Regal, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Superior Court Judge Harold D. Clark III

The speaker will be Superior Court Judge, Harold D. Clarke III. Judge Clarke was admitted to the Bar in 1980. He served as a District Court Judge from 1999 to 2005 and has served as a Superior Court Judge Since January 2005. Among other duties, he currently presides over the Felony Drug and Mental Health Therapeutic Courts.The topic of Judge Clarke's talk is: Felony Therapeutic

Courts. The presentation will include a general description of a Therapeutic Court, an overview of the Therapeutic Courts in Spokane County, a more specific description of the Drug Court and Mental Health Courts, as well as the positive outcomes of these courts. These courts are effective, save lives, and save taxpayer dollars. A flyer is attached with this information.

PEG is a Spokane based non-partisan group of center-left and center-right voters who are committed to changing the current polarized and dysfunctional political climate to one of civility and common sense. PEG holds public forums every 4-7 weeks, from September to May each year. The next form is scheduled for March 12th.