Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, January 31, 2019
 
Egyptian Theatre
229 S. Broadway Ave., Coos Bay
The Jordan Cove Project, The Coos Bay Environment, & Our Community. This informational forum of scientists & experts reviewed ecological aspects of the Jordan Cove Energy Project & its implications for our community. Topics discussed included how this project would influence the ecology of the estuary, recreation, fishing and hunting, & bay access and navigation. The public was invited to attend. Presentations can be viewed by going to the Current Project tab to the left or by visiting the Coos County League of Women Voters Face Book page where you can find a link to the video tape made available by the public access channel.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
 
Egyptian Theatre
229 S. Broadway Ave., Coos Bay
Jordan Cove Energy Project: Safety & Economic Considerations. The League of Women Voters of Coos County's 2nd informational session on Safety & Economic concerns of the Jordan Cove Energy Project was held last Thursday. An agenda of that presentation along with all of the panel's presentations will be posted in our Current Project section on this website as they are made available.
Thursday, July 4, 2019-Saturday, August 31, 2019
 
Current Projects section 4 League Public Comments to FERC, DSL, & USACE. 4 League Public Comments submitted to Federal & State agencies can now be viewed by clicking on the "Current Projects" link to the left.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019-Monday, August 26, 2019
 
Current Projects section League Comment to Local Government Agencies. Public Comments submitted to the North Bend Planning Commission & the Coos Bay City Council can now be viewed by clicking the "Current Projects" link to the left. Listed under Comments at the top of the page.
Saturday, September 21, 2019
 
Current Projects section 4 League Public Oregon Coastal Management Program Comment. - submitted by the joint 4 LWV leagues to the Department of Land Conservation & Development (OCMP-DLCD) concerning the Jordan Cove Energy Project's coastal consistency determination with the Oregon Coastal Management Program under Section 307(c) of the Coastal Zone Management Act can now be viewed by clicking the "Current Projects" link to the left. Listed under Comments at the top of the page.
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
7 pm
City Hall
500 Central Ave.
Coos Bay
Coos Bay City Council Meeting. City Council will make the final decision to accept or reject LCOG's recommendation to deny the Dredging application for Land Use Application #187‐18‐000153 for Jordan Cove Energy Project. You can email comments to the Mayor and the Council as well using the following email addresses: jbenetti@coosbay.org, ldinovo@coosbay.org, dfarmer@coosbay.org, skilmer@coosbay.org, rmiles@coosbay.org, pmarler@coosbay.org, cmatthews@coosbay.org
Saturday, January 25, 2020
10:30 am
Public Health & Wellness building
281 LaClair Street
Coos Bay
Public & Mental Health. January's membership meeting revolves around issues facing the community with local speakers from Public Health & Mental Health organizations.
Saturday, February 15, 2020
2 pm
Egyptian Theater
229 S. Broadway
Coos Bay
"Suffragette". This 2015 movie, Suffragette, starring Meryl Streep and Carey Mulligan, takes place In the early 20th-century. The growing suffragette movement forever changes the life of working wife and mother Maud Watts played by Carey Mulligan. Galvanized by political activist Emmeline Pankhurst played by Meryl Streep, Watts joins a diverse group of women who fight for equality and the right to vote. This movie will be shown at the Egyptian Theater as part of the 100th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters. The public is invited to attend. Admission is by donation only.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Every Year
Nationwide Women's Equality Day. The National Women's History Alliance celebrates the 99th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. Led by Rep. Bella Abzug (D-NY), Congress passed the National Women's Equality Day in 1973 - August 26 was selected to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment on August 26, 1920. To find out more, visit - https://nationalwomenshistoryalliance.org/resources/commemorations/womens-equality-day/

Visionary Women - Champions of Peace and Non Violence - http://www.nwhanews.org to find more topics on Women's history.