Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Sunday, September 15, 2019-Tuesday, October 15, 2019
 
  National Hispanic Heritage Month. Join the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in September. See information from the Smithsonian Latino Center and more sources on the National Hispanic Heritage Month web site.
October 2019
 
  United Nations Month. Join the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties as we celebrate United Nations Month in October. Learn more about the United Nations' international efforts related to topics such as climate change, gender equality, and ending poverty on the United Nations web site.
October 2019
 
  League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties 50th Anniversary. 1969 - 2019

Join the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of our founding in 2019. We proudly support democracy through voter registration, voter education, and encouraging civic engagement.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Bemis Public Library
6014 S. Datura St.
Littleton, CO 80120
Littleton City Council Candidate Forum. Littleton residents will have an opportunity to hear the candidates for Littleton City Council in collaboration with members of the American Association of University Women. This event is free and open to the public.
Friday, October 11, 2019
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Southglenn Public Library
6972 S. Vine St.
Centennial, CO 80122
Great Decisions. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Great Decisions study group will meet. Topics will include Ballot Issues - Statewide and Local, Voting Rights and Voter Registration, and the Census.

For more information, contact Monique Hea at 303-220-9273, email or Vicki Harimon at 303-770-8738, email.
Friday, October 11, 2019
11:30 a.m.
Madden Museum of Art
Palazzo Verdi Corporate Office Building
6363 S. Fiddler's Green Cir.
Greenwood Village, CO 80112
University Hills Rotary Ballot Issue Forum. Join us to hear the pros and cons on each Colorado state-wide ballot proposal in the November 5 general election. Free and open to University Hills Rotary Club members and their guests.
Saturday, October 12, 2019
12:30 p.m.
Southglenn Public Library
Meeting Rooms A and B
6972 S. Vine St.
Centennial, CO 80122
AAUW Ballot Issue Forum. Join the American Association of University Woman in collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties to hear the pros and cons on each Colorado state-wide ballot proposal in the November 5 general election. Free and open to the public.
Monday, October 14, 2019
 
  First Day County Clerks May Send Mail Ballots To Voters. This is the first day that County Clerks may send ballots to active eligible voters for the Coordinated Election.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
 
  Deadline To Register Voters In A Voter Registration Drive. This is the last day to submit an application to register to vote through a Voter Registration Drive for the Coordinated Election. Voters may register in other ways through election day.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Koelbel Public Library
Rooms A and B
5955 S. Holly St.
Centennial, CO 80121
LWVADC Ballot Issue Public Meeting. Don't miss this opportunity to hear from pro and con speakers on each Colorado state-wide ballot proposal in the November 5 general election at the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Ballot Issue Forum. Free and open to the public.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Daniel C. Oakes Alternative High School
961 S. Plum Creek Blvd.
Castle Rock, CO 80104
Daniel Oakes High School Voter Registration Drive. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties will hold a Voter Registration Drive.

Member volunteers are needed.

To volunteer, contact Phyllis Graham at 720-524-6057, email.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
11:30 a.m.
  South Metro Newcomers Ballot Issue Forum. Join us to hear the pros and cons on each Colorado state-wide ballot proposal in the November 5 general election. Free and open to South Metro Newcomers members and their guests.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
1:15 p.m.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
12484 E. Weaver Pl.
Centennial, CO 80111
New Citizen Voter Registration. League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a voter registration session at one of this month's U.S. Naturalization Services ceremonies. We request that volunteers arrange to become trained and certified beforehand. We still need volunteers for September 27.

Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Gladys Hodges at 915-525-4982, email.

To ensure fair and impartial practices, the State of Colorado requires that every circulator re-review the training videos and re-pass the voter registration test each year. The training and test are located on the Colorado Secretary of State web site here.

Then every circulator should bring a signed training acknowledgment document for 2019 the first time volunteering for voter registration and give the document to Gladys Hodges, who will keep it on file for the year.

Directions: Turn north onto Revere St. from Arapahoe Rd.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
6:30 p.m.
Castle Rock Public Library
100 S. Wilcox St.
Castle Rock, CO 80104
AAUW Ballot Issue Forum. Join the American Association of University Woman in collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties to hear the pros and cons on each Colorado state-wide ballot proposal in the November 5 general election. Free and open to the public.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
7:30 a.m.
Zaidy's Deli
121 Adams St.
Denver, CO 80206
Alliance of Professional Women Ballot Issue Forum. Join us to hear the pros and cons on each Colorado state-wide ballot proposal in the November 5 general election. Free and open to Alliance of Professional Women members and their guests.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
3:00 p.m.
Wind Crest Senior Residential Community
A & E Auditorium
2950 Summer Wind Ln.
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Wind Crest Ballot Issue Forum. Join us to hear the pros and cons on each Colorado state-wide ballot proposal in the November 5 general election. Free and open to Wind Crest residents and their guests.
Friday, October 18, 2019
 
  Deadline For County Clerks To Send Mail Ballots To Voters. This is the last day for County Clerks to send mail ballot packets to active eligible voters for the Coordinated Election
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
6:30 p.m.
Columbine United Church
6375 Platte CanyonRd.
Littleton, CO 80123
Columbine United Church Ballot Issue Forum. Join us to hear the pros and cons on each Colorado state-wide ballot proposal in the November 5 general election. Free and open to Columbine Church members and their guests.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
12:45 p.m.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
12484 E. Weaver Pl.
Centennial, CO 80111
New Citizen Voter Registration. League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a voter registration session at one of this month's U.S. Naturalization Services ceremonies. We request that volunteers arrange to become trained and certified beforehand. We still need volunteers for September 27.

Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Gladys Hodges at 915-525-4982, email.

To ensure fair and impartial practices, the State of Colorado requires that every circulator re-review the training videos and re-pass the voter registration test each year. The training and test are located on the Colorado Secretary of State web site here.

Then every circulator should bring a signed training acknowledgment document for 2019 the first time volunteering for voter registration and give the document to Gladys Hodges, who will keep it on file for the year.

Directions: Turn north onto Revere St. from Arapahoe Rd.
Friday, October 25, 2019
1:00 p.m.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
12484 E. Weaver Pl.
Centennial, CO 80111
New Citizen Voter Registration. League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a voter registration session at one of this month's U.S. Naturalization Services ceremonies. We request that volunteers arrange to become trained and certified beforehand. We still need volunteers for September 27.

Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Gladys Hodges at 915-525-4982, email.

To ensure fair and impartial practices, the State of Colorado requires that every circulator re-review the training videos and re-pass the voter registration test each year. The training and test are located on the Colorado Secretary of State web site here.

Then every circulator should bring a signed training acknowledgment document for 2019 the first time volunteering for voter registration and give the document to Gladys Hodges, who will keep it on file for the year.

Directions: Turn north onto Revere St. from Arapahoe Rd.
Monday, October 28, 2019
 
  Deadline To Register To Vote Online, Via Mail, At A Voter Registration Agency, Or At The DMV. This is the last day to submit an application to register to vote through the mail, a voter registration agency, a local driver's license examination facility, or online to receive a mail ballot for the Coordinated Election. Voters may register at Voter Service and Polling Centers through election day.
Monday, October 28, 2019
 
  Voter Service and Polling Centers Must Open. This is the date that the County Voter Service and Polling Centers must open.
Monday, October 28, 2019
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Koelbel Public Library
Conference Room
5955 S. Holly St.
Centennial, CO 80121
Management Team Meeting. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Management Team will meet for their monthly planning meeting.
Monday, October 28, 2019
1:15 p.m.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
12484 E. Weaver Pl.
Centennial, CO 80111
New Citizen Voter Registration. League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties members are asked to volunteer for a voter registration session at one of this month's U.S. Naturalization Services ceremonies. We request that volunteers arrange to become trained and certified beforehand. We still need volunteers for September 27.

Please sign up in advance in order to arrange becoming a certified circulator by contacting Gladys Hodges at 915-525-4982, email.

To ensure fair and impartial practices, the State of Colorado requires that every circulator re-review the training videos and re-pass the voter registration test each year. The training and test are located on the Colorado Secretary of State web site here.

Then every circulator should bring a signed training acknowledgment document for 2019 the first time volunteering for voter registration and give the document to Gladys Hodges, who will keep it on file for the year.

Directions: Turn north onto Revere St. from Arapahoe Rd.
Friday, November 1, 2019
 
  Ballot Drop-off Locations Must Open. This is the date that the County Ballot Drop-off Locations must open.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  Election Day. The 2019 Coordinated Election will be by mail per Colorado law. A coordinated election means that local elections are consolidated into a ballot by the county elections office. Domestic voters' ballots must be in a ballot box or a voter must be in line to place a ballot in a ballot box no later than the close of polls at 7:00 p.m.
Postmarks do not count for domestic voters.
Overseas and military voters' ballots must be sent no later than 7:00 pm on election day and received by the close of business on November 13.

For registration or ballot information, contact your county Clerk and Recorder's elections office:

Arapahoe County Elections

Douglas County Elections

The Colorado Secretary of State's office:

Colorado Secretary of State Elections

Thursday, November 7, 2019
 
  Deadline For County Clerks To Request Missing Ballot Information. This is the last day for the County Clerks to send missing signature, signature verification, and missing ID letters for mail and provisional ballots. Voters must provide the information by midnight, November 13.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
 
  Deadline For County Clerks to Certify The Election's Votes. This is the last day for the County Clerks to complete their vote canvass and submit the official abstract of votes cast for the Coordinated Election to the Colorado Secretary of State.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
 
  Colorado Gives Day. Colorado Gives Day provides an opportunity to support Colorado nonprofits.

Consider making a donation to the League of Women Voters on or before December 3:
https://www.coloradogives.org/cogivesday
and
https://www.coloradogives.org/LWVColorado/overview
January 2020
 
  League of Women Voters 100th Anniversary. 1920 - 2020

Join the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties as we celebrate National League's 100th anniversary in 2020. We proudly support democracy through voter registration, voter education, and encouraging civic engagement.
Thursday, January 9, 2020
 
  Carrie Chapman Catt's Birthday. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties honors the efforts of Carrie Chapman Catt and other others whose sacrifices made it possible for women to be active participants in our democracy.
Sunday, January 19, 2020
9:45 a.m.
League of Women Voters of Colorado Office
1410 Grant St. Suite B204
Denver, CO 80203
Womxn's March on Denver. This will be the fourth year for the annual Womxn's March on Denver.

Additional information can be found on the Womxn's March on Denver web site here.

Saturday, January 25, 2020
 
  Maud Wood Park's Birthday. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties recognizes the efforts of Maud Wood Park, suffragette and first president of the League of Women Voters in 1920. Read about her efforts to lobby for maternity, child health, and welfare programs; to grant married women U.S. citizenship independent of their husbands' status; and to pass a child labor amendment here.
February 2020
 
  Black History Month. Join the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties as we celebrate Black History Month in February. Learn more about Black History and their 2020 theme, Black Migrations, on the Association for the Study of African American Life and History web site.
Friday, February 14, 2020
 
  League of Women Voters 100th Anniversary. Join the League of Women Voters as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of our founding. We proudly support democracy through voter registration, voter education, and encouraging civic engagement.
March 2020
 
  Women's History Month. Join the League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties as we celebrate Women's History Month in March. Learn more about Women's History and the 2019 theme, Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence, on the National Women's History Alliance web site.

The League of Women Voters U.S. also has interesting information on its history on its web page here.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
 
  Colorado Presidential Primary Election. For information on this year's Colorado Presidential Primary Election, visit the Arapahoe County Elections web site here.
and the Douglas County Elections web site here.
Sunday, March 8, 2020
 
  International Women's Day. Celebrate International Women's Day 2020. Read about efforts for gender parity, equal pay, #PressforProgress, #MeToo, and #TimesUp, and CodeLikeAGirl on the Women's Day web site.
Sunday, March 8, 2020-Saturday, March 14, 2020
 
  Sunshine Week. The American Society of Newspaper Editors and the Reporters Committee are sponsoring their annual nationwide celebration of access to public information. For more information on Sunshine Week 2020, see their web site at web site.
Thursday, April 2, 2020
 
  Equal Pay Day. Celebrate Equal Pay Day 2020. Read more on the National Committee on Pay Equity web site.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
 
  Earth Day. Celebrate Earth Day 2019 as a day of political action and civic participation. The Earth Day Network estimates that more than 1 billion people in 192 countries now take part in Earth Day, the largest civic-focused day of action in the world.

Read more about Earth Day 2020's theme of protecting threatened and endangered species on the Earth Day Network web site.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
 
  Ida B. Wells' Birthday. The League of Women Voters of Arapahoe and Douglas Counties honors the efforts of Ida B. Wells, African-American investigative journalist, educator, and an early leader in the civil rights movement. She was one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She was considered the most famous black woman in America during her lifetime as she fought prejudice and violence and worked for equality for African Americans, especially women.

Learn more about Ida B. Wells' accomplishments in Wikipedia here.
January 2028
 
  League of Women Voters of Colorado 100th Anniversary. Join us in celebrating 100 years in 2028. Colorado State League has been an activist, grassroots organization whose leaders believed that voters should play a critical role in democracy.