Making Democracy Work

Past - 2019-2020

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, May 17, 2019-Sunday, May 19, 2019
Embassy Suites by Hilton
19525 Victor
Parkway, Livonia, MI 48152.
LWVMI State convention. The League's 2019 Convention in Livonia will celebrate the 100th birthday of the League of Women Voters of Michigan and the 100th anniversary of suffrage for Michigan women. The Convention promises to be informative, productive and fun. State Convention provides us with an opportunity to conduct important business of the state League as well as an opportunity to participate in workshops, learn more about the League and renew friendships with League members across the state. Delegates will:
  • Adopt the 2019 - 2021 state program, including any state studies
  • Adopt the LWVMI budgets for the next two years, including the per-member-payment
  • Elect LWVMI Officers and members of the Board of Directors
  • Consider Amendments to the LWVMI Bylaws, if proposed
Sunday, May 12, 2019
BHK Child Development Board Head start center
700 Park Ave
Houghton, MI 49931

(800) 236-5657
Constitutional Convention Movement Poses Threat by Liz Hakola. Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Forum
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
  May 7, 2019 - Upcoming Elections - Millage Issues.
Baraga County

Arvon Township
Houghton County

Adams Township
Elm River Township
Hancock Public Schools Millage for
Quincy Township
Here is more information on the millages.
Monday, April 29, 2019
7:00 pm
Office of Keweenaw UU Fellowship which is located in the annex of Trinity Episcopal on Montezuma, Houghton. Entrance is from the upper parking lot on the back side of the building. Board Meeting.
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Ramada Inn Annual Meeting - Speakers are County Commisioners Roy Britz and Gretchen Janssen.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
7:00 pm
Carnegie Museum Community Room
105 Huron St
Houghton, MI 49931

Phone: (906) 482-7140
Talk on the Townships by Steve Karpiak.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Mary Marchaterre's house
1216 E Lakeshore Dr.

drive past Super 8 heading to Tech. 2nd house at end.
Votes for Women: A Century of Suffrage with Elizabeth Ann Homer, Author. We will be viewing Elizabeth Homer's talk remotely at Mary Marchaterre's house. Please arrive before 7pm.

Come to hear new insights about the women and men who won universal suffrage in America. Why did it take so long? How did they persevere? Who composed the pro-suffrage coalition+and who opposed them? Find the answers to these questions and more as History Hounds explores the story of woman suffrage.
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Portage Lake District Library Commemoration of 100 Years of Women's Suffrage.
Third Organizational Meeting for Planning for Upper Peninsula Commemoration of 100 Years of Women's Suffrage in the US.

All are welcome to help plan the 100 year anniversary of the women's right to vote in 2020.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
11:30am - 12:30am
Michigan Tech Husky Dog
on campus near Library

rain location Fisher Hall
Equal Pay Day Event at MTU.
Wear red to show support!
Monday, April 1, 2019
7:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.