Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Additional events can be found on the Bay Area Monitor website at

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Palace of Fine Arts
Innovation Hanger Theatre (parking available)
3601 Lyon Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes, a film about money in politics. Join the League of Women Voters of San Francisco for a screening and round table discussion on Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes, a film about money in politics.

Moderator: Helen Hutchinson, LWVC President

Featured Speakers:

Abdi Soltani, Executive Director of the ACLU Northern California; David Schmidt, Regional Coordinator of CA Clean Money Campaign; and Kate Maeder, Storefront Political Media.

Tickets: $20 All proceeds will go to the League's Education Fund

For more details please visit

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
436 14th St.
Conference Room - TBD
Oakland, CA
CANCELLED: Inter-League North Network Meeting. Updates are given to inner-league north bay league delegates.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Hayward City Hall
777 B Street
Hayward, CA
~across from Hayward BART~
The Impact of Women's Reproductive Rights on Climate Change. Panel Speakers discuss the impact of women's reproductive rights on climate change.

Panel Speakers:

United Nations Association League of Women Voters Sierra Club Planned Parenthood National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum

RSVP or Questions:

Monday, April 25, 2016
San Rafael Community Center
618 B Street
San Rafael, CA
Saving the Bay from Climate Change. Educational forum addressing how Bay Area residents can meet the challenge of sea level rise, and will include discussion of the Clean and Healthy Bay Measure AA on the June 7 ballot.

Featured speakers:

Dr. Stephen Crooks - UN Climate Delegate and contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Adrian Covert - Director, Bay Area Council Policy

Nancy Johnson - Marin City Community Services District Chair

David Lewis - Director, Save the Bay Executive

Marin Supervisor and BCDC Commissioner

Kate Sears will moderate, and there will be audience Q&A.

RSVP for assured seating at $10 donation appreciated, no one turned away for lack of funds.

Sponsored by Time to Lead on Climate, a coalition of leading environmental and social action groups

Saturday, May 7, 2016
San Mateo County Community College
District Board Room
3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402
San Mateo, CA
LWVBA BIENNIAL CONVENTION. Convention Kit will be mailed to each League in early April. Presidents are requested to announce the convention date in their respective VOTERs and to submit delegates' names to Madeline Kronenberg (

For more details click on the "2016 Convention" page