Members-Only Event!! Tour the City of Raleigh Museum highlighting women's suffrage in Wake County, visit the Wake Board of Elections, and have lunch with Leaguers at Garland.
Join us for a reception celebrating the passage of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote and honoring women who hold elected office at the federal, state, and local government.
Book: Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind the Secret Plan to Steal America's Democracy
Author: David Daley
Members-Only Event! Leaguers will meet for lunch, participate in the Farmers Market Apple Day, and tour the facilities.
This candidate forum is an opportunity for voters to listen to and ask questions of candidates running in Raleigh municipal elections.
Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of the NC Department of Health and Human Services, will be the featured speaker at this Timely Topics luncheon.
Derb Carter, Director of the Chapel Hill Office of the Southern Environmental Law Center, will be the featured speaker at this Timely Topics Luncheon.
Book: The Firebrand and the First Lady: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice
Author: Patricia Bell-Scott
Panelists will discuss how politicians manipulate voting maps in North Carolina and options for pursuing redistricting reform.
Mark your calendar for this fun social event! All LWV-Wake members are invited and are welcome to bring a guest.
Book: The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement is Overcoming the Politics of Division
Author: Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
Book: The Wright Brothers
Author: David McCullough
Save the date for this lunch and lecture!
Book: Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right
Author: Arlie Russell Hochschild
Annual Meeting to elect new leadership, adopt an annual budget, and celebrate the year's successes---All LWV-Wake members are encouraged to attend!
Book: White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
Author: Carol Anderson
Book: Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local and Helped Save an American Town
Author: Beth Macy
Join fellow Leaguers on a local field trip to explore the Museum of Natural History's featured exhibit Race: Are We So Different?
LWV-Wake's Summer Social is a fun opportunity to get to know new members and reconnect with long-time Leaguers. Members are welcome to bring a guest. (Members were emailed an invitation.)
Members of the LWV-Wake Leadership Team will meet for an all-day planning session to set priorities for the 2017-2018 year.
LWV-Wake's Annual Meeting for members is an opportunity to learn about our strategic plan, pass an annual budget, and elect a leadership team.
SAVE THE DATE for LWV-NC Convention, with exciting plans underway, to be announced soon.
Book: One Glorious Ambition: The Compassionate Crusade of Dorothea Dix, a Novel
Author: Jane Kirkpatrick
Topic: "Greenhouse gases (GHGs), recent GHG emissions reports completed by the City, and actions that individuals can take to reduce their emissions footprint"
Presenters: Cindy Holmes, Assistant Sustainability Manager, City of Raleigh. Assisted by: Grace Levin is serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA member.
There’s a lot of divisiveness today, in politics, isn’t there? But here at Oakwood Cemetery political opponents rest near each other in a peaceful setting. Oakwood Cemetery tells the story of our community,
A committee on redistricting reform is a new initiative by LWV-Wake. We formed it in response to the results of the November election and the need to explore what we can do about political gridlock and lack of representation in our government.
A Nonpartison Basic Skills Session for the Citizen Advocate