Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, April 1, 2019
6:30 pm
Hedberg Public Library
Public Meeting Room
316 S Main St.
Janesville, WI 53545
LWV Janesville Board Meeting.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
 
  Spring Election. Nonpartisan state offices elected in 2019 are:

  • Supreme Court Justice
  • Court of Appeals Judge, District IV
  • Rock County Circuit Court Judges, Branches 1, 2 and 4
  • Multi-Jurisdictional Judge
  • City, Town and Village Boards and School Board Members

Time to Vote
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
6:30 pm
Allen Hall 106
UW Whitewater at Rock County
2909 Kellogg Avenue
Janesville, WI 53546
Pathways to Citizenship: processes, historical and present, of becoming a citizen of the United States. Dr. Beatrice McKenzie, Associate Professor and Chair of the History Department at Beloit College, will present a brief history of citizenship and of U.S. immigration and refugee policy.

The History Department of the UWW at Rock County and the Diversity Action Team of Rock County are co-sponsors of this event.

Saturday, April 13, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Basics Community Room
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, Wi 53546
"Race: The Power of an Illusion", Part 2. Viewing and discussion of Episode 2: The Story We Tell

The Diversity Action Team of Rock County is a co-sponsor of this event.

Background Reading:

10 Things Everyone should know about race http://newsreel.org/guides/race/10things.htm

Race Literacy Quiz http://newsreel.org/guides/race/quiz.htm

A Long History of Affirmative Action - For Whites http://newsreel.org/guides/race/whiteadv.htm

Foreclosed: State of the Dream 2008 http://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/ufe/legacy_url/500/StateOfDream_01_16_08_Web.pdf?1448058484

Thursday, April 25, 2019
6:30-8:00 pm
Craig High School
401 S. Randall Avenue
Janesville, WI 53545


Entrance #37 (south end)
Housing for Equity and Inclusion in Rock County. The Diversity Action Team of Rock County presents this panel discussion of findings and recommendations from the "Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing" study in Rock County.

The LWV-Janesville is a co-sponsor of this program.

Saturday, May 11, 2019
10:00 am -12:00 pm
Basics Community Room
1711 Lodge Dr.
Janesville, WI 53546
"Race: The Power of an Illusion", Part 3. Viewing and discussion of Episode 3: The House We Live In

The Diversity Action Team of Rock County is a co-sponsor of this event.

Background Reading: (See list for March 9 event)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
6:30pm-8:00pm
29 South Cafe
29 S. Main Street
Janesville, WI 53545
Annual Meeting of the LWVJVL. The annual meeting will include the election of officers, adoption of budget and program for the 2019-2020 program year.

Guest Speaker: Erin Grunze, Executive Director of LWVWI

Saturday, June 8, 2019
8:30 am
Green Lake Conference Center
W2511 WI-23, Green Lake, WI 54941
LWVWI 2019 Annual Meeting. "Commemorating our Legacy, Expanding our Impact"

Find more information and how to register at: https://my.lwv.org/wisconsin/calendar

Monday, June 10, 2019
5:00 pm (Come early to make a sign to carry in the March)
Town Square of Janesville to Janesville Performing Arts Center (JPAC) March to Honor the Progress of Women. Wisconsin Ratification

June 10 is the Centennial of Wisconsin becoming the first state in the nation to ratify the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote.

March from the new Janesville Town Square to JPAC for a Living History Program celebrating the progress of women over the past 100 years.

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