Making Democracy Work

LWV of the Jackson Area Calendar

Learn about opportunities to participate in activities

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, August 27, 2016
10 am
Municipal Art Gallery
839 N. State Street
Jackson, MS 39202
Membership Solicitation Brunch. Topic: Ethics & Government
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Eudora Welty Library Election Commissioners' Forum.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
7 am - 7 pm
Polling places General Election.
Saturday, November 19, 2016
10 am
Willie Morris Library
4912 Old Canton Road
Jackson, MS 39211
Election Analysis. Membership Meeting
Saturday, January 28, 2017
10:30 am
Willie Morris Library
4912 Old Canton Road
Jackson, MS 39211
Legislative Issues. LWVJA Lobby Corps director Fran Leber will address current bills. *** NOTE TIME CHANGE ***
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
  Board Meeting.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
10:15 am - 2 pm
756 N. Congress Street
Legislative Day. Gather 7565 N. Congress Street (house on east side, just south of school) to discuss bills and have lunch. Meet with Legislators at the Capitol. You may want to call your legislator to schedule a meeting at 1 pm or later. RSVP to Fran Leber
Saturday, April 22, 2017
10 am
Fondren Presbyterian Church, Jackson LWVJA Annual Meeting. Lunch ($10) Business Meeting Speaker: Flonzie Brown Wright The Civil Rights Movement in Contemporary Times

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
7 am - 7 pm
Saturday, May 20, 2017
10:30 am
Anjou Restaurant Ridgeland LWVMS - Annual State Convention. Speaker: Alysia Burton Steele, Professor of Journalism, University of Mississippi
Alysia Burton Steele is a visual educator at the University of Mississippi, with a focus on oral history and visuals. Steele shares her experiences finding and nurturing relationships to earn trust to collect stories and share them with audiences. She shares audio and video stories as part of her presentation.
Author of the book Southern Wisdom from Delta Church Mothers (Copies of book will be available for purchase)
Reservations Required for Luncheon Lunch Tickets: $25.00 (Must be paid in advance)

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017
7 am - 7 pm