Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Dunkin Donuts
1909 Teal Avenue
Syracuse, NY
LWV of the Syracuse Metro Area Board Meeting. Business Meeting and to discuss legislative topics the LWV follows and advocates for.

All League members are welcomed and encouraged to attend.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
West Capital Park
Albany, NY
Rally for the "New York Health Act" aka Single Payer Healthcare. Healthcare activists from around the state will converge in Albany for a the annual lobby day and rally for the biggest single payer. The day will start at 10 am with a briefing, at 10:30 folks will join up with their lobbying teams. There'll be a rally at 11:30 in West Capital Park, a lunch break at noon and then from 1-3pm there'll be lobby visits scheduled and for legislators that have sponsored the New York Health Act.

For more information contact Ursula Rozum Upstate Campaign Coordinator, Campaign for New York Health (315) 414-7720

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Friday, April 21, 2017-Saturday, April 22, 2017
Friday 21st
11:30am-Luncheon sponsored by the LWVNY at Val-Kill in Hyde Park NY.

2pm - Conference at the Wallace Center , FDR Library, Hyde Park,NY

Saturday 22nd
8am- 3pm -Lecture Center ,SUNY New Platz
Women in Politics: Past, Present & Future. Luncheon & conference commemorating the Centennial of Women's Suffrage in NYS.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Albany NY Lobby Day at the NYS Legislature. Mark your calendars for Lobby Day 2017 on April 25 in Albany. We will hear from our issue specialists on "hot topics" and coordinate visits with your own legislators to lobby on issues.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Should New York State have a Constitutional Convention???. CON CON BOOTCAMP
6:30-8:30 PM
On November 7, 2017, New York Voters will be asked: Shall there be a convention to revise the Constitution and amend the same?"
Will you vote "yes" or "no"?
The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, the League of Women Voters of New York State and the League of Women Voters of the Syracuse Metropolitan Area will bring together a panel of constitutional experts to discuss the pros and cons of calling a convention:

Speaking will be:

  • Christopher Bopst, Chief Legal and Financial Officer at Sam-Son Logistics, Inc. Buffalo NY
  • Henrik Dullea, Vice President for University Relations Emeritus for Cornell University
  • Peter J. Galie, Professor Emeritus at Canisius College

Plan to attend so you will make an informed vote on Election Day
Friday, May 5, 2017
Craftsman Inn
7300 Genesse Street
Fayetteville, NY 13066
LWV's Annual Legislative Breakfast. The LWV Annual Breakfast with our New York State Legislators from the CNY area at the Craftsman Inn in Fayetteville, NY. This is your opportunity to ask questions and hear where the NYS Assemblmen and Senators stand on the issues important to you and the community. Breakfast Buffet $20.00. No charge to just attend the program. Contact the LWV Office for more information at 315-396-8225 or visit our website at Reservations must be recieved by April 24th

Registration starts at 7:30am. Breakfast starts at 7:45

Friday, June 9, 2017-Sunday, June 11, 2017
All day
Holiday Inn
Liverpool NY
Convention of the League of Women Voters of New York State. COMING TO SYRACUSE 2017 LWVNYS BIENNIAL CONVENTION HOLIDAY INN - LIVERPOOL JUNE 9-11, 2017

As the host location, we will need to provide volunteers to assist the State League in staffing the event.

Volunteers are needed to help with registration, staffing the sales and publications room, and hosting the hospital- ity room. We will also need members to serve as time keepers, floor pages, ushers and door keepers during the Plenary Sessions on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning. This is a great opportunity to meet leaguers from across the state and learn more about how the league functions.

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Training will be available by state league people to help you. Please let me know if you can help. Joan Johnson 488-4339