Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, May 6, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Casa Bonita Restaurant
1317 E. Gurley Street
Prescott, AZ
LWVCYC Annual Meeting. We are excited to welcome the Prescott Chief of Police, Debora Black as our guest speaker! Chief Black joined the Prescott Police Department in July 2016. She is the first woman to serve in that role in Prescott. Come meet Chief Black and learn how she got interested in police administration, what challenges she has had to face as a woman leader in a male dominated field, and how Prescott's crime patterns compare to similar sized communities.

This is also our Annual Business Meeting where we discuss possible bylaw changes, proposed studies/program and the slate of officers for the 2017-2018 board. We will need a quorum of members, so please mark your calendars a plan to attend this meeting!

RSVP by April 14 with menu selection: Chicken Enchiladas with rice and beans Deluxe Beef Burrito with rice and beans Chicken Taco Salad $18.00 per person includes chips, salsa, soft drink and tip.

Saturday, April 1, 2017
10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Yavapai College
Building 3, Room 119
(Up and Behind the Library)
1100 E. Sheldon Street, Prescott
AAUW/LWVCYC Legislative Forum. The Honorable Karen Fann, Noel Campbell and David Stringer will provide an update on issues and decisions in this Legislative session.

In collaboration with AAUW, this is our annual Legislative Update. Questions will be prepared in advance for the legislators - if you have one you'd like to have considered, send it to Ellie Laumark @

Saturday, March 4, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p,m.
Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Drive, Prescott
New Rules: Recovery Homes in Prescott. A very timely topic...Speakers Jon Paladini, City Attorney; Molly McGinn, Managing Partner, Treehouse Learning Community; and Celeste Holly instructor for House Manager program at Yavapai College; will inform members and guests about the new rules regarding sober living homes in Prescott.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Drive, Prescott
League Program Planning. League members meet to discuss the priorities for the '17-'18 general meetings and activities. We review our state and local positions to determine updates, revisions or re-study to further our stance and take action. This is an important meeting for members to have input into the effectiveness of League work.
Saturday, January 7, 2017
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
ASU New College - West
4701 W. Thunderbird Rd.
Glendale, AZ
Voter Rights Summit - Removing Barriers to the Ballot Box. We'll be carpooling to this LWVAZ event! Organizations from around the state are planning to attend. Over 200 people have signed up. Voter Rights Summit brochure. It's not too late, you can sign up here:
Saturday, December 3, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Talking Rock Club
15075 N Talking Rock Ranch Rd, Prescott, AZ 86305
Holiday Luncheon & AZ Election Reform. More details soon!
Saturday, November 5, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Drive
Arizona Judicial Merit System. League members will present on the League's position on Merit Selection of Judges, the history of the Arizona Merit System, and how the Merit System will impact Yavapai County. The panel is comprised of Sandra Goodwin, Ralph Hess, Toni Denis and Norman Perry.
Saturday, October 1, 2016
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Drive
Prescott, AZ
Pros & Cons of the Ballot Initiatives/Candidate Meet and Greet. League members will provide a presentation on the pros and cons of the Proposition 205 Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act and Prop 206 The Fair Wage and Healthy Families Act.

The four candidates for the Legislative House of Representatives Noel Campbell, Haryaksha Gregor Knauer,Peter Pierson, and David Stringer will be present for candidate meet and greet. A more casual forum in speed-dating format.

The public is welcome!

Saturday, September 10, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Drive, Prescott
Human Trafficking in Yavapai County. We have an excellent panel to discuss this topic: Chad Schilling, Yavapai County Sheriff's Office Detective, Scott Mabery, Director and Gay Lockling, Deputy Director of Yavapai Juvenile Probation.

If you didn't think this was going on - come to this meeting and be informed.

Saturday, August 13, 2016
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Ellie Laumark's Home
1329 Westridge Drive, Prescott
League Summer Social!. Members, please save the date and plan to attend! RSVP to

Please bring a appetizer or beverage to share.

Feel free to invite friends interested in League and join us for happy hour and get the scoop on the '16-'17 program!

We have entertainment, too! Guitar Styling by Steve Edwards - Spanish, Flamenco with a garnish of Ukulele.