Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor candidate debates, forums to learn about and discuss important public policy issues, and meetings where League members can be informed on important topics and form public policy positions. We participate in public meetings. We have meetings of ongoing committees studying important issues. See what's coming up this month and beyond.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, October 1, 2018
 
LWVGP Due by Oct. 31, 2018. E. Olmsted - Evaluation "Be Heard Through the Ballot Box" due by Oct. 31, 2018.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
12:30-2:30pm
Koppers Building436 7th Ave.
CIC Office Suite 350, Pittsburgh.PA 15219
Voter Service Committee Meeting. Contact Judy Clack for more information or to volunteer and serve on the committee at 512-731-0280 or at jbclack@yahoo.com
Thursday, October 4, 2018
12:30pm
Mt. Lebanon Public Library
16 Castle Shannon Blvd.
Pgh. PA 15228
South Hills Local/Area Meeting. Topic: Election Integrity, Ron Bandes

Contact Maureen Mamula for more information at 412-760-9642 or at mamulalwv@gmail.com

Monday, October 8, 2018
12:30pm
Koppers Building CIC Office Ste. 350 Board Meeting. 11:30am: Meet for lunch at Einstein's, 1st floor Koppers Bldg.

The board meeting will begin at 12:30 in the CIC Ste. 350.

Contact Maureen Mamula if you plan to attend at 412-760-9642 or mamulalwv@gmail.com

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
6:00pm-8:30pm
Bethel Park Community Center, 5151 Park Avenue, Bethel Park, PA 15102. Cancelled, Candidate Forums, Rep. Candidates declined to participate. 6:30-7:30pm:39th Legislative District

Robert Rhoderick(D) and Michael Puskaric (R)

7:30-8:30pm:40th Legislative District

Sharon Guidi (D) and Natalie Mihalek Stuck (R)

Candidates Rhoderick and Guidi are confirmed

Candidates Puskaric and Stuck are not confirmed

Maureen Mamula, Chair

Thursday, October 11, 2018
12:30-2:30pm
CIC office Ste. 350

Koppers Building

Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Shale and Public Health Committee Meeting. Contact Heather Harr for more information at heatherharr007@gmail.com or 505-310-8541
Thursday, October 11, 2018
6:30pm-9:00pm
O'Hara Elementary Auditorium, 115 Cabin Lane, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Candidate Forums. Doors open at 6:30pm

7:00-8:00pm:30th Legislative District

Elizabeth Monroe(D) and Lori Mizorski (R)

8:00-9:00pm:33rd Legislative District

Rep. Francis Dermody(D) and Joshua Nulph(R)

All candidates confirmed

Phyllis Bianculli, Chair

George Stewart, Co-chair

Friday, October 12, 2018
1:30pm
Squirrel Hill Public Library
5801 Forbes Avenue
Pgh. PA 15217
Pittsburgh Central Local/Area Meeting. Topic: Election Integrity, Ron Bandes

Contact Martha Raak for more information at 412-802-7266 or at marbiker1@gmail.com

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
7:00-8:00pm
WTAE Studio Congressional Forum - District 17. Candidates:

Conor Lamb(D) and Rep.Keith Rothfus (R)

The forum will be televised live from WTAE studio.

Panelists:

Mike Clark, Moderator (WTAE)

Elaine Effort, Journalist

Terrie Griffin, (LWVGP)

Paul Van Osdol (WTAE)

Chris Potter, (WESA-FM)

Annette Shimer, Chair Cris Beuger, Co-Chair

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
10:00am
St. John's Lutheran Church
311 Cumberland Road
Pgh. Pa 15237
North Hills Local/Area Meeting. Topic: Election Integrity, Ron Bandes

Contact Shirley McIlvried for more information at 412-364-7329 or at howardmciii@comcast.net

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
6:30-7:30pm
Robert Morris University, Room TBA

6001 University Blvd. Moon, PA 15108
Cancelled Candidate Forum - 44th Leg. District, Rep. Candidate declined to participate. Michele Knoll(D) and Valerie Gaydos(R)

Michele Knoll confirmed; Valerie Gaydos, Not confirmed

Judy Clack, Chair

Note: the date for this forum may be changed to October 30th; check this calendar for updates.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
6:30-7:30pm
CCAC Boyce Campus, Performance Lecture Hall Auditorium, South Wing Room S440

595 Beatty Road, Monroeville, PA 15146


Park anywhere, but lower west lot provides easier access.
Candidate Forum - 25th Legislative District. Doors open at 6:00pm

Brandon Markosek (D) and Stephen Schlauch (R)

Neither candidate confirmed.

Eileen Olmsted, Chair

Monday, October 29, 2018
6:30-7:30pm
Allderdice High School

2409 Shady Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Candidate Forum - 23rd Legislative District. Doors open at 6:00pm

Rep. Dan Frankel(D) and Jay Ting Walker(G)

Heather Harr, Chair

Civics and social studies students at Allderdice will also be involved in helping with the forum, including contributing some questions for the forum.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
 
LWVGP Due by Oct. 31, 2018. E. Olmsted - Evaluation "Be Heard Through the Ballot Box" due by Oct. 31, 2018.
Thursday, November 1, 2018
6:30pm-8:30pm
CCAC North Campus, Atrium Stage

8701 Perry Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Turn at light at 19th North Drive and then immediately left to reach parking lots. Enter main doors and walk straight back toward the Atrium stage
Candidate Forums. Doors open at 6:00pm

6:30-7:30pm:38th Senatorial District

Lindsey Williams(D) and Jeremy Shaffer(R)

7:30-8:30pm:28th Legislative District

Emily Skopov(D) and Rep. Michael Turzai(R)

All candidates confirmed

Eileen Olmsted, Chair

Monday, November 5, 2018
5:30-7:30pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main, 4400 Forbes Ave. 15213 Naturalization Ceremony. Voter registration and Naturalization ceremony

For more information, contact Judy Clack at 512-731-0280 or jbclack@yahoo.com

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
12:30-2:30pm
Koppers Building436 7th Ave.
CIC Office Suite 350, Pittsburgh.PA 15219
Voter Service Committee Meeting. Contact Judy Clack for more information or to volunteer and serve on the committee at 512-731-0280 or at jbclack@yahoo.com
Monday, November 12, 2018
12:30pm
Koppers Building CIC Office Ste. 350 Board Meeting. 11:30am: Meet for lunch at Einstein's, 1st floor Koppers Bldg.

The board meeting will begin at 12:30 in the CIC Ste. 350.

Contact Maureen Mamula if you plan to attend at 412-760-9642 or mamulalwv@gmail.com

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
8:30-5:00pm
Pitt Graduate School of Public Health
University Club; Ballroom B and Gold Room 2nd floor.
Shale and Public Health Conference. Contact Heather Harr for more information at 505-310-8541 or heatherharr007gmail.com
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
12:30-2:30pm
Koppers Building436 7th Ave.
CIC Office Suite 350, Pittsburgh.PA 15219
Voter Service Committee Meeting. Contact Judy Clack for more information or to volunteer and serve on the committee at 512-731-0280 or at jbclack@yahoo.com
Monday, December 10, 2018
12:30pm
Koppers Building CIC Office Ste. 350 Board Meeting. 11:30am: Meet for lunch at Einstein's, 1st floor Koppers Bldg.

The board meeting will begin at 12:30 in the CIC Ste. 350.

Contact Maureen Mamula if you plan to attend at 412-760-9642 or mamulalwv@gmail.com

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
5:30-7:30pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Carrick, 1811 Brownsville Rd. 15210 Naturalization Ceremony. Voter registration and Naturalization ceremony

For more information, contact Judy Clack at 512-731-0280 or jbclack@yahoo.com

Friday, December 14, 2018
 
LWVGP Due by Dec. 14, 2018. Interim Report to Laurel Foundation.
Friday, June 14, 2019
 
LWVGP Due by June 14, 2019. "Final" Report to Laurel Foundation.