Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
7 am - 8 am
Starving Artists' Cafe
4408 Colley Ave,
Norfolk, VA 23508
Report of Elections.

ODU Professor Jesse Richman will deliver his 12th annual election analysis.

Free and open to the public.

Saturday, December 2, 2017
9-10am
Max & Erma's
1500 N Military Hwy
Norfolk, VA 23502
Pre-Session Meeting to Plan for the General Assembly. The election just past has opened the door for many of the issues you have brought up in the past. Let's not waste this opportunity for lack of preparation! Come to share the issues you will champion with the General Assembly, and to learn what legislation others are pursuing. We will also highlight opportunities to advocate. Please RSVP to 757-627-2969 if you plan to come
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
9am
Richmond, VA Pre-Session Women's Legislative Roundtable. This event is hosted by the League of Women Voters of Virginia. Please see their website for more information.

http://lwv-va.org/pre-session-december-6-2017/

Saturday, December 9, 2017
8-11:30am
New Calvary Baptist Church
800 E. Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23504
Breakfast, Fellowship & Food for Thought.

8:00am Assemble and Fellowship

8:30am Breakfast Buffet opens (Full breakfast, $15; Just coffee $3; cash or check) Please RSVP to 757-627-3396 if you plan to have breakfast

9:00am LWV business meeting and program planning, and a 5-minute recess

10:15 Speaker: Rachel Bitecofer

11:30 Conclusion

Our speaker, Rachel Bitecofer, is Assistant Director of the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University, where she teaches classes on political behavior, campaigns, elections, and political analysis. In her position with the Wason Center she conducts survey research on public policy issues and election campaigns. Ms. Bitecofer has been featured in many media outlets including national outlets such as the Washington Post, Huffington Post, and National Public Radio, and she is a regular contributor on CBC Radio. Her book, The Unprecedented 2016 Presidential Election, was published by Palgrave MacMillan and released in October, 2017.

New Calvary Baptist Church is located behind Attucks Theater at the corner of V.B. Blvd. and Wide St. Ample parking is available. Visitors will be greeted by Glynis Mason. The Dining Hall is located on handicapped-accessible second floor.

Saturday, January 20, 2018
11 a.m. to noon
Lafayette Branch Library
1610 Cromwell Drive
Norfolk, VA 23509
Education Advocacy.

Free and open to the public.

Thursday, January 25, 2018
1 - 2 pm
Braise Restaurant,
3333 Virginia Beach Blvd.,
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Education Advocacy.

Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
7 am - 8 am
Starving Artists' Cafe
4408 Colley Ave,
Norfolk, VA 23508
Education Advocacy.

Free and open to the public.

Saturday, February 17, 2018
11 a.m. to noon
Mary D. Pretlow Library
111 W Ocean View Ave,
Norfolk, VA 23503
Behavioral Health Issues.

Free and open to the public.

Thursday, February 22, 2018
1 - 2 pm
Braise Restaurant,
3333 Virginia Beach Blvd.,
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Behavioral Health Issues.

Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
7 am - 8 am
Starving Artists' Cafe
4408 Colley Ave,
Norfolk, VA 23508
Behavioral Health Issues.

Free and open to the public.

Saturday, March 17, 2018
11 a.m. to noon
Mary D. Pretlow Library
111 W Ocean View Ave,
Norfolk, VA 23503
Women's Rights.

Free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
1 - 2 pm
Braise Restaurant,
3333 Virginia Beach Blvd.,
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Women's Rights.

Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
7 am - 8 am
Starving Artists' Cafe
4408 Colley Ave,
Norfolk, VA 23508
Women's Rights.

Free and open to the public.

Saturday, April 21, 2018
11 a.m. to noon
Mary D. Pretlow Library
111 W Ocean View Ave,
Norfolk, VA 23503
Environment: Adaptation and Resilience.

Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
7 am - 8 am
Starving Artists' Cafe
4408 Colley Ave,
Norfolk, VA 23508
Environment: Adaptation and Resilience.

Free and open to the public.

Thursday, April 26, 2018
1 - 2 pm
Braise Restaurant,
3333 Virginia Beach Blvd.,
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Environment: Adaptation and Resilience.

Free and open to the public.