Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, November 5, 2018
4 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
502 N 8th St.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
LWV Manitowoc Board Meeting.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Your Polling Place Fall 2018 General Election. Offices to be Elected: This election is for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, U.S. Senator, Representative in Congress, State Senator (odd-numbered districts) Representatives to the Assembly (all districts). County offices up for election are Sheriff, Clerk of Circuit Court and Coroner (where applicable).
Saturday, November 10, 2018
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Holy Wisdom Monastery
4200 County Highway M
Middleton, WI
LWVWI will hold its Issues Briefing. Tentative guest speaker topics include protecting the Great Lakes; election security; art and activism; the League's diversity, equity and inclusion initiative; and the role of media in democracy. The LWVWI Board and staff will provide updates from the State Office.

Registration is October 25th. Registration includes a light breakfast, full lunch, and beverages. Watch for announcements by email and online under "Events Calendar" at lwvwi.org.

Thursday, November 15, 2018
7 p.m.
Manitowoc City Hall
900 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220
Mythbusting Immigration. Do you have questions regarding what is truth or fiction when it comes to the topic of immigration? If so, you are not alone and there is an event for you.

Manitowoc County League of Women Voters, RUTH (Responding with Understanding, Truth and Hope) and the Manitowoc Human Rights Coalition are sponsoring a two part forum on immigration entitled Immigration Myths and Realities. Part I will take place on Thursday, November 15 at 7 pm at Manitowoc City Hall. Part II will take place on Thursday, December 6 at 7 pm at Manitowoc City Hall.

Speakers for November 15 will be Dr Alise Coen, Assistant Professor of Political Science at UW Sheboygan and UW Manitowoc and Attorney Sarah Griffiths, immigration attorney at the Grzeca Law Group in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, representing clients in Northeast Wisconsin. Dr Coen will focus her discussion on common myths about immigration, including immigrants' impact on the economy and security concerns. Atty Griffiths will discuss immigrants' rights and options under current law. There will be an opportunity for questions from the audience at this free public event.

The second part of the forum will focus on accounts of how immigration policy affects people in our community. Entitled, Immigration, Myths and Realities on the Lakeshore, the event will feature three local speakers. Arlene Guzman Duarte is a Manitowoc business owner. She will be joined by Marcus Guevara of Sheboygan who is a lead workshop facilitator for Ideas Work and member of Voces de la Frontera. The final panelist will be Karl Klessig, local farmer.

Again, there will be an opportunity for questions from the audience and the event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served at both events

Monday, December 3, 2018
5 pm
6145 Silver Hills Dr.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
Winter Social. 2018 Winter Social
Thursday, December 6, 2018
7 p.m.
Manitowoc City Hall
900 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220
Mythbusting Immigration, Part 2. Do you have questions regarding what is truth or fiction when it comes to the topic of immigration? If so, you are not alone and there is an event for you.

Manitowoc County League of Women Voters, RUTH (Responding with Understanding, Truth and Hope) and the Manitowoc Human Rights Coalition are sponsoring a two part forum on immigration entitled Immigration Myths and Realities.

Part I will take place on Thursday, November 15 at 7 pm at Manitowoc City Hall. Part II will take place on Thursday, December 6 at 7 pm at Manitowoc City Hall.

Speakers for November 15 will be Dr Alise Coen, Assistant Professor of Political Science at UW Sheboygan and UW Manitowoc and Attorney Sarah Griffiths, immigration attorney at the Grzeca Law Group in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, representing clients in Northeast Wisconsin. Dr Coen will focus her discussion on common myths about immigration, including immigrants' impact on the economy and security concerns. Atty Griffiths will discuss immigrants' rights and options under current law. There will be an opportunity for questions from the audience at this free public event.

The second part of the forum will focus on accounts of how immigration policy affects people in our community. Entitled, Immigration, Myths and Realities on the Lakeshore, the event will feature three local speakers. Arlene Guzman Duarte is a Manitowoc business owner. She will be joined by Marcus Guevara of Sheboygan who is a lead workshop facilitator for Ideas Work and member of Voces de la Frontera. The final panelist will be Karl Klessig, local farmer.

Again, there will be an opportunity for questions from the audience and the event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served at both events