Fall 2019 Event Line-Up

Fall 2019 Event Line-Up

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In addition to a full slate of candidate debates and forums, the League is hosting the first Read IN with the League reading and discussion group on October 16 and our annual Friend-Raiser on October 19. Here are all the details in one spot, along with a link to a printable PDF. These events are also posted to this site's Calendar and on Facebook -- lots of opportunities to share!

Fall 2019 Event Line-Up (click for a shareable PDF)

Meet the Candidates - Mishawaka | September 24, 2019 - 6:00 pm

Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library Spencer Gallery, 209 Lincolnway East, Mishawaka
Meet the candidates on your Mishawaka municipal ballot.
 
Meet the Candidates - South Bend | September 30, 2019 - 6:00 pm
St. Joseph County Public Library, 304 S. Main Street, South Bend
Meet the candidates on your South Bend municipal ballot. 
 
South Bend Mayoral Candidate Debate| October 1, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.*
1001 Wiekamp Hall - Indiana University South Bend, 1800 Mishawaka Avenue
Join us for a debate between Democrat James Mueller and Republican Sean Haas.
*Televised live debate from 7-8pm. Please arrive at 6:30 to find your seat and submit candidate questions.
Will be broadcast live on My Michiana TV and livestreamed at ABC57.org.
 
At-Large Candidate Forum - Mishawaka| October 3, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library Spencer Gallery, 209 Lincolnway East, Mishawaka
Join us for a public forum in which the candidates answer questions about the issues that matter most to you.                   Five candidates are running for three at-large (city-wide) seats on Mishawaka’s Common Council.
 
Contested District Candidate Forum – South Bend Common Council | October 10, 2019 – 6:00 pm
1001 Wiekamp Hall – Indiana University South Bend, 1800 Mishawaka Avenue
Meet the candidates running in contested districts (4, 5) as they answer your questions about how they will work on the Common Council to address the issues that matter to you!
 
Contested District Candidate Forum - Mishawaka Common Council| October 14, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library, 209 Lincolnway East, Mishawaka
Meet the candidates running in contested districts as they answer your questions about how they will work on the Common Council to address the issues that matter to you!
 
At-Large Candidate Forum - South Bend Common Council | October 15, 2019 - 6:00 pm
1001 Wiekamp Hall - Indiana University South Bend, 1800 Mishawaka Avenue
Join us for a candidate forum featuring candidates competing for the three at-large seats on the South Bend Common Council. Five candidates are on the ballot.
 
Events will last two hours, which includes time for an informal reception after the event.
For event details, visit lwvsouthbend.org or facebook.com/iusbadp.
Please send suggested questions and questions for candidates to adp@iusb.edu, being sure to identify the race.
Brought to you by American Democracy Project at IU South Bend, LWV South Bend Area, St. Joseph County Public Library, Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library, and ABC 57.
 

There’s More! Candidates respond in writing to questions on important issues in our Vote411 voter guide at Vote411.org. Coming early October.

Read IN with the League: Exploring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion |October 16, 6:00 p.m.
Near Northwest Neighborhood Community Center, 1013 Portage, South Bend.
Parking across the street or adjacent to the building.
 
Discussion Book:  The Fire this Time, by Jesmyn Ward. The Brain Lair Bookstore is offering a 20% discount with the code LWV20. Also available at other retail outlets and libraries.
This new League program offers people an opportunity to learn together through reading and discussions about diversity, equity, and inclusion in a civil and welcoming space.
 
League of Women Voters  2019 Friend-Raiser - October 22  6-8 pm
First Unitarian Church • 801 E. Washington, South Bend
Meet, Mingle, and Support the League
  • Light refreshments and beverages, including beer and wine
  • Entertainment by Drumananda
  • Silent Auction
  • Help us kick off our centennial celebrations!

Making Democracy Work Award Recipient - Oletha Jones

Feel free to save and share the invitation below!

Friend-Raiser Invitation 2019

 
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