Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We host meetings and events for the public and League members. Everyone is welcome!

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, April 6, 2019
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Yavapai College
1100 E. Sheldon Street
Building 3, Room 119
Prescott, AZ
Legislative Update. The last in the three-part Spring Seminar Series presented by LWVCYC in partnership with OLLI. Details to follow.
Saturday, March 2, 2019
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Yavapai College
1100 E. Sheldon Street
Building 3, Room 119
Prescott, AZ
Education Funding. Second in the three-part Spring Seminar Series presented by LWVCYC in partnership with OLLI. Details to follow.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Yavapai College
1100 E. Sheldon Street
Building 3, Room 119
Prescott, AZ
Homelessness and Housing. Speakers Jesse Hahn, Director of Coalition for Compassion and Justice, Kelly Mattox from the Family Resource Center at PUSD, and Carol Benedict from Veterans Affairs will be presenting at this OLLI Munch & Learn Session.
Saturday, February 2, 2019
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Drive
Prescott, AZ
LWV Program Planning - State & Local.
Saturday, January 19, 2019
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Yavapai College
1100 E. Sheldon Street
Building 3, Room 119
Prescott
Affordable Workforce Housing in Prescott. In the first of a three-part Spring Seminar Series presented by LWVCYC in partnership with OLLI, the City of Prescott's Director of Planning, George Worley, and Bryn Stotler, Community Development Director, address the impact the lack of available housing has on the economic development and the transportation needs of the workforce living outside the community.
Saturday, December 8, 2018
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Augie's Restaurant
Frontier Village Center
Highway 69
Prescott
Holiday Luncheon & Silent Auction. Guest speaker Bryn Stotler, Community Development Director with the City of Prescott will provide an update on the status of Public Transportation in Prescott.

See menu options in the October Voter, pre-payment is appreciated. Volunteers are welcome to help with this event. Call Joyce Haas.

A silent auction of scarves will be held. If you have scarves you'd like to donate - please bring them to the November 17th meeting!

Saturday, November 24, 2018
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
4666 Hornet Drive
Yavapai Hills
Prescott
Political Book Club. This month's book is Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright. All LWVCYC members and friends are welcome!
Saturday, November 17, 2018
10:15 a.m. - Noon
Las Fuentes Resort Village
1035 Scott Drive
Prescott, AZ
Members Meeting: Running for Office - What Does it Take?. Campaign Reflections by the Candidates.

An appreciation event for members and guests to hear from invited women candidates who have recently run for office. Alexa Scholl, Jodi Rooney, Deb Dillon, Connie Donovan and Jan Manolis will attend.

Please bring scarf donations for the silent auction and sign up for the Holiday Luncheon!

Saturday, October 13, 2018
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Yavapai College
1100 E. Sheldon Street
Building 3, Room 119
Prescott
Independent Voters in Arizona. "Who is Arizona's Independent Voter?" They are the largest "party" in Arizona. If Arizona's independent voters become frequent voters, they could be a more moderate voice on Arizona's political landscape. (MorrisonInstitute.asu.edu)

David Daugherty, Ph.D. is Senior Research Fellow - Expertise: Public Opinion Polling oversees polling and helps manage ongoing and single-project research studies and projects conducted by Morrison Institute.

Dr. Daugherty will present a clear picture of the voters' makeup and mindset and the possible impact of this group on the political structure of Arizona.

Saturday, September 29, 2018
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Yavapai College
1100 E. Sheldon Street
Building 3, Room 119
Prescott, AZ
Pros & Cons of the 2018 Ballot Initiatives. The League of Women Voters and Arizona Advocacy Network are working together on the research and thorough vetting of the ballot initiatives which will be on your ballot in November. This online resource will be available in September, posted on this and other websites, and locally, LWVCYC and AAUW will be presenting the pros and cons, fiscal impact, supporters and opponents of each initiative.
Thursday, September 13, 2018
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Yavapai College
1100 E. Sheldon Street
Building 3, Room 119
Prescott
Caregiving Seminar. Scheduled for the Munch and Learn Session at 12:30 on Thurs., Sept. 13, in Bldg. 3, Room 119 at Yavapai College sponsored by the League of Women Voters and OLLI . The presenters will be from AARP- Shawn Trobia, Associate State Director, Community Outreach, and Ritch Steven, Lead Advocacy Volunteer, both from AARP.

Caring for a family member or close friend is one of the most important endeavors you will ever undertake. To better prepare for this role, learn what you need to know about the process and the resources available to both caregivers and their recipients. Additionally, you should be aware of the advocacy efforts of AARP that are underway at the State Legislature to support caregivers and their loved ones.

Sunday, August 26, 2018
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Courthouse Square
Meet on the Dateline
Prescott
Celebration of the 19th Anniversary of the Women's Right to Vote!. Men, Women, Children, Civic-Minded Individuals and Organizations who Support Women's Involvement in the Political Process!

Wear your suffragette attire!

Saturday, August 18, 2018
10:00 a.m. - Noon
Yavapai College
1100 E. Sheldon Street
Building 3, Room 119
Prescott, AZ
Why We Need Ratification of the ERA Amendment NOW. We plan to present a short video, "Legalize Equality", pointing out the consequences of the unequal treatment of women under the law together with a speaker., Dr. Frances Julia Reimer, Assoc. Faculty in Women's and Gender Studies, NAU, Flagstaff.

Free and Open to the public.