Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, February 22, 2018
5:30 pm
NeighborWorks
1241 E. Routt Ave.
Dealing With the Opioid Epidemic. Dr. Michael Nerenberg will be discussing the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) grant and its implications for Pueblo.

Judy Solano, executive director of Southern Colorado Harm Reduction Association (SCHRA) will discuss acudetox and answer any questions about SCHRA and harm reduction.

Garrison Ortiz to talk about how these groups are working together to control the opioid epidemic in Pueblo. Sheriff Kirk Taylor and Pueblo PoLice Chief Troy Davenport will also address the topic.

Co-sponsors for this event will include Health Care for All Colorado, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
5:30 pm
NeighborWorks
1241 E. Routt
Pueblo City Schools (tentative).. (tentative) Conversation about the state of Pueblo City Schools with local officials.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
5:30 pm
NeighborWorks
1241 E. Routt
Annual meeting. Vote for officers and board members, set a budget, hear what we've accomplished and what's coming up next year.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
6 pm
All Seasons Catering
112 W. Second St.
Making Democracy Work Awards Dinner. Mac and Simone Leng, survivors of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, will talk about surviving genocide. With Frances Pilch, a professor emeritus from the US Air Force Academy, the Lengs have co-written "Invisible: Surviving the Cambodian Genocide." Winners of the Making Democracy Work Award also will be announced.

Everyone is welcome!

The League of Women Voters believes in open government, and open meetings. If you would like to attend, come on by! We'd love to have you. In order to encourage participation, we've done away with meals at our meetings. Some events may require reservations, which you may make by calling the League at 719-470-0723, or emailing us at reservations@lwvpueblo.org.