Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Events Around the County

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Saratoga Library - Community Room
13650 Saratoga Ave.
Saratoga, CA 95070
Free Screening of the Documentary, "Dark Money".
"DARK MONEY" examines the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film follows an intrepid Montana journalist as he works to expose the impact of the US Supreme Court's Citizens United decision. Directed/produced by Kimberly Reed (PRODIGAL SONS) and produced by Katy Chevigny (E-TEAM)

Screening followed by audience Q&A with film subject, Ann Ravel, former Chair of the Federal Election Commission.

Dark Money Trailer

This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, September 29, 2018
Ladera Community Church, UCC
Peabody Hall
3300 Alpine Road
Portola Valley, CA 94028
Civil Discourse Workshop on Immigration.
The Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara County and San Mateo County are sponsoring a four-hour civil discourse workshop around Immigration.

We Will Learn:

  • Facts and perspectives about immigration in our country today
  • How to conduct Civil Public Dialogues that inform, engage and resolve
  • How to facilitate & participate in the process

This workshop will include interactive exercises, role playing, and is based on a topic that impacts us all.

For more information and registration: click here

Monday, October 8, 2018
Cupertino Community Hall
10350 Torre Ave.
Cupertino, CA 94014
Santa Clara County Sheriff Candidate Forum.
Meet and hear from candidates for Sheriff (for the November Election)

  • What are their ideas for law enforcement.
  • How will they protect the County?
  • Why are they running for office?

The event is open to the public, on a first come basis.

Video of Forum

Presented by the League of Women Voters of Santa Clara County

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Campbell Community Center
Roosevelt Room (#80)
1 West Campbell Ave., Campbell, CA 95008
18th Congressional District Candidates Forum.
Meet the candidates: Anna Eshoo and Christine Russell

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a moderated Q&A.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

For questions, email:

Sponsored by The League of Women Voters of Southwest Santa Clara Valley.