Making Democracy Work

Past - 2019-2020

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, August 31, 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
College Avenue
Houghton, MI
MTU Afternoon on the Town.
An Afternoon on the Town is a Michigan Tech event that invites local businesses/services to welcome our students and show them what they have to offer. Starting on campus, down College Avenue, and throughout the downtown Houghton area there will be music, refreshments, giveaways, and prizes for student participants.
Sponsored by: Student Activities, Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success, and Housing & Residential Life.
Monday, August 26, 2019
6:00 pm
Hancock Middle School Auditorium
501 Campus Dr, Hancock, MI 49930
MI Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson Speaking about changes to Voting and Registration.
Monday, August 26, 2019
 
  National Women's Equality Day..
By a joint resolution of Congress on August 26, 1971, the first Women's Equality Day was Celebrated. Rep. Bella Abzug (D-NY) sponsored the resolution, and every year since, each president declares this day as Women's Equality Day commemorating the certification of the 19th Amendment to The United States Constitution.
Sunday, August 18, 2019
 
  99th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment.
The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
 
  Consolidated election - can register in person with clerk and vote. AUGUST 6, 2019 CONSOLIDATED ELECTION

HOUGHTON COUNTY Calumet Township, PRECINCT 2 and 5

LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPOSALS Osceola Township, Precinct 1 and 2 Torch Lake, Precinct 1 and 2

You can still vote - you must go and register with clerk and then can vote with them. You cannot register at polling place.

Thursday, August 1, 2019
4pm
Barry Fink
22083 Royalwood Dr.
Houghton, MI 49931-9014


barryfink@chartermi.net
Potluck Summer Board Meeting. The LWVCC Summer Board meeting will be held at Barry Fink's house. It is a potluck.

Open to the public.

Monday, July 22, 2019
 
  Last day to register by mail for Aug 6 consolidate election, must register in person. Register in person after this date.
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Voter Registration Info. at Gay Parade
  Voter Registration Information at Gay Parade.
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
10:30am
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
7am-8pm
  May 7, 2019 - Upcoming Elections - Millage Issues.
Baraga County

Arvon Township
L'Anse
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
11:15am
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
6:30pm
Mary Marchaterre's house
1216 E Lakeshore Dr.
Houghton

drive past Super 8 heading to Tech. 2nd house at end.
906-483-2291
mmmarcha@mtu.edu
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
1:00pm
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.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
 
  National Voter Registration Day.
Monday, September 17, 2018
 
  Constitution Day.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
 
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.
Saturday, September 1, 2018
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
College Avenue
Houghton, MI
MTU Afternoon on the Town.
An Afternoon on the Town is a Michigan Tech event that invites local businesses/services to welcome our students and show them what they have to offer. Starting on campus, down College Avenue, and throughout the downtown Houghton area there will be music, refreshments, giveaways, and prizes for student participants.
Sponsored by: Student Activities, Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success, and Housing & Residential Life.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
 
  National Women's Equality Day..
By a joint resolution of Congress on August 26, 1971, the first Women's Equality Day was Celebrated. Rep. Bella Abzug (D-NY) sponsored the resolution, and every year since, each president declares this day as Women's Equality Day commemorating the certification of the 19th Amendment to The United States Constitution.
Saturday, August 18, 2018
 
  98th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment.
The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.