Making Democracy Work

Past League Events

Lunch with the League and League Talk events are regularly listed on this page.

Holiday Luncheon supported CMPD literacy outreach program

The LWVC-M celebrated the holidays at the annual Holiday Luncheon at the League Education Center on Wednesday, December 14th.

League members brought books appropriate for children up to the age of 8. All books were donated to the CMPD literacy outreach and two police officers representing the program joined us for lunch and to accept our donations.

Click on the following to see the invitation:

2016 Holiday Luncheon Invitation

League Talk - 2016 Election Analysis

GOP political consultant Larry Shaheen and Democratic NC Sen. Jeff Jackson joined us on Tuesday, November 15th where they analyzed election results and invited our discussion about what it means for the future of our local, state and national government.

Keep abreast of our activities! League Talk is held every other month beginning in September. League Talk meetings consist of a speaker on a "hot topic" followed by a business meeting where board members will provide updates on their portfolios. We hope to see you there.

2016 General Election Candidate Debates

WTVI partnered with the League of Women Voters Charlotte-Mecklenburg to host candidate debates. The debate aired on Sunday, October 16th.

You can see the the candidate debates by clicking on the following YouTube link:

"https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfhIs3tps4mXmU7z6nfErlw"

Lunch With The League hosted Clean Air Carolina

League President Delores Johnson Hurt

Calvin Cupini , Terry Landsdell, CAC program Director, and, Mary Stauble, coordinator for Clear the Air for Kids! program,

League Talk welcomed Rose Hamid

Rose Hamid, a Muslim American from Charlotte, spoke at the first of this year's League Talk. She discussed returning civility to public discourse to avoid the expression of hatred that is dividing the country and inciting violence against others. Ms. Hamid is the co-founder and President of the Muslim Women of the Carolinas. She was ushered out of Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump's rallies in Rock Hill, SC and Charlotte as she protested Trump's proposals and language.

Keep abreast of our activities! League Talk is held every other month beginning in September. Meetings consist of a speaker on a "hot topic" followed by a business meeting where board members will provide updates on their portfolios. We hope to see you there.

Women's Equality Day - The Power of the Woman's Vote

The League and co-sponsor, Mecklenburg Women's Advisory Board celebrated Women's Equality Day on Thursday, August 25th with the discussion The Power of the Woman's Vote.

Click below for pictures of the day:

Women's Equality Day Photos

New League Officers and Directors elected

New Officers and Directors elected at the LWVC-M Annual Meeting.

U.S. Congressional House of Representatives Districts 9 & 12 Debates

PBS Charlotte partnered with the League of Women Voters Charlotte-Mecklenburg to host three debates. The debate aired on Sunday, May 22 on PBS and on Sunday, June 5 on Time Warner Cable News.

You can see the Congressional House of Representatives Districts 9 & 12 Debates by clicking on the following YouTube link:

"https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfhIs3tps4mXmU7z6nfErlw"

Lunch with the League and League Talk

Keep abreast of our activities!

The League hosts two regularly occurring events during alternating months throughout the year.

League Talk is held every other month beginning in September. Meetings are in the early evening and consist of a speaker on a "hot topic" followed by a business meeting where board members will provide updates on their portfolios.

Lunch with the League is a luncheon held every other month from September-April. The purpose of the luncheons are to bring together members of the League, members of partner organizations, and the general public to eat and share a meaningful educational experience. The luncheons focus on hot topics and issues of interest and feature an expert speaker, a conversation cafe, or other learning experience.

Check the online calendar for dates, topics, and location.