Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events of Interest to League Members and the public.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, March 11, 2017
9:30-4:00
SEIU Office
2302 Zanker Road
San Jose, CA
LWVC Leadership Academy: "Next Level Communications" Workshop. LWVC has developed this workshop as part of a Leadership Academy. At this informative event you will practice new techniques and approaches to presentations and outreach to:

  • Identify and understand your audience
  • Learn the elements of appealing stories
  • Use imagery and videos
  • Frame messages to motivate your community
  • Find more information and register for this exciting event here.

    The cost is $50.

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    7-9pm
    Cubberley Theater
    4120 Middlefield Road
    Palo Alto, CA 94306
    How to Navigate Information in a World of Fake News and Alternative Facts. Please join us for a lively panel discussion "How to Navigate Information in a World of Fake News and Alternative Facts." Our panel of experts will include:

  • Stanford Economist Matthew Gentzkow, co-author, Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election
  • Sarah McGrew, researcher at the Stanford Graduate School of Education and one of the co-authors of the recent report "EVALUATING INFORMATION: THE CORNERSTONE OF CIVIC ONLINE REASONING," which found that college students have trouble judging the credibility of online information
  • Tech reporter Daisuke Wakabayashi of the New York Times, formerly with the Wall Street Journal
  • The moderator will be Dan Russell, search expert at Google.

    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    11:45
    The Fish Market
    1007 Blossom Hill Rd
    San Jose, CA 95123
    Lunch With League. Lunch With League is a community event where local leaders meet with the League to discuss current issues. This month, Lunch with League presents Sharon Erickson, City Auditor for the City of San Jose. She will be explaining the role of the City Auditor's office in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of city services.

    You may choose from the following menu items:

    Caesar Salad with your choice of Bay Shrimp or Chicken

    Market Burger with crisp bacon and cheddar cheese, and your choice of fruit, cucumber salad or fries

    Liteaters Plate with Fresh Pacific Rockfish with Roasted Veggies and Fishwife Rice

    Teriyaki Mahi Sliders (2) with your choice of fruit, cucumber salad or fries

    Cost for the lunch is $22.00 which includes your choice of coffee, iced tea or soft drink, tax and tip. Check in will start at 11:30. Please come prepared to pay cash.

    Reserve your seat today at: LwL@lwvsjsc.org.

    Thursday, May 18, 2017
    11:45
    The Fish Market
    1007 Blossom Hill Rd
    San Jose, CA 95123
    Lunch With League. Lunch With League is a community event where local leaders meet with the League to discuss current issues.

    You may choose from the following menu items:

    Caesar Salad with your choice of Bay Shrimp or Chicken

    Market Burger with crisp bacon and cheddar cheese, and your choice of fruit, cucumber salad or fries

    Liteaters Plate with Fresh Pacific Rockfish with Roasted Veggies and Fishwife Rice

    Teriyaki Mahi Sliders (2) with your choice of fruit, cucumber salad or fries

    Cost for the lunch is $22.00 which includes your choice of coffee, iced tea or soft drink, tax and tip. Check in will start at 11:30. Please come prepared to pay cash.

    Reserve your seat today at: LwL@lwvsjsc.org.

    Past Calendar Events for LWV-SJ/SC

    Past Calendar Events provides an archive of League of Women Voters - San Jose / Santa Clara events, going back approximately one year's time.

    Links to other League Calendars

  • For Santa Clara County League events, see LWV Santa Clara County.
  • For Bay Area League events, see LWV Bay Area.
  • For State League information, see LWV California.
  • For National League activities, see LWV US.