Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, March 30, 2019
9am-12pm
Hampton Inn and Suites, 300 South Beatty Road, in Media. 2019 LOCAL ELECTIONS: WHAT YOU DON'T ALREADY KNOW A CIVICS EDUCATION SEMINAR. The program is designed to prepare Delaware County voters for the municipal primary election on May 21, 2019. Topics to be covered are How to Become a Poll Worker, How to Pick a Judge and an Overview of our Local Elections.
The session on Becoming a Poll Worker will be led by Jane B. Miluski, who has been a judge of elections for many years. Attorney Wana Saadzoi, a member of the Delco Bar Association, will discuss how one makes a choice among the judicial candidates. Finally, Political science professor and attorney Joseph Lesniak will give an overview of our local elections.
Interested individuals are being asked to register for the seminar at the LWVCDC website, http://www.lwvcdc.org/calendar.html . Coffee will be served.
Saturday, March 30, 2019
10am-12:30pm
Free Library of Northampton Library
25 Upper Holland Rd., Richboro, Pa
Climate Change Impacts Across the Life Cycle of Plastics. Ms. Hamilton, Director of Climate and Energy of CIEL. For Details go to http://.lwvbucks.org.
Friday, April 5, 2019
Noon
Media Borough Hall Community Room. The Community Room is located at 301 N. Jackson Street in Media and you can enter the parking lot by turning on Fourth Street. Environmental Protections on the Chopping Block: Regulatory Rollbacks under the Trump EPA. Speaker: Lisa Widawsky Hallowell, a Senior Attorney with the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP). The cost for the luncheon is $20.00 per person. You may pay at the door; however, we ask that you please make a reservation and let us know if you need to cancel. Ms. Hallowell will talk about the recent environmental regulatory changes at the Federal level that have occurred in the last two years. The Environmental Integrity Project is a non-profit, non-partisan environmental organization headquartered in Washington, DC with operations in Philadelphia. Lisa has worked to reduce pollution from coal-fired power plants and oil and gas facilities in Pennsylvania and nationally since she joined EIP in January 2009. Her work includes initiating the legal challenge that resulted in the closure of the nation's largest coal ash disposal impoundment. She also focuses on securing, strengthening, and protecting environmental regulations through advocacy and litigation.
Saturday, April 27, 2019
8am-4;30pm
Delaware County Intermediate Unit
200 Yale Ave. Morton, PA
Regional Training Workshop for PA School Board Candidates. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Delaware County and the Delaware County Intermediate Unit, The Pennsylvania Education and Leadership Center will conduct a regional full day workshop for incumbent and non-incumbent 2019 school board candidates and their supporters. All interested voters are invited to attend.

The $75 registration fee includes materials, coffee, pastries and lunch. To register go to http://tinyurl.com/candidatesWksp.