Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, October 5, 2017
8:15 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Tsakopoulos Library Galleria
828 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
28th Annual Envisioning California Conference Crossroads: Homelessness in California. The 28th annual Envisioning California Conference and is free to attend. This year's Envisioning California conference is devoted to exploring policy crossroads on homelessness. We hope you will join in for in-depth discussions with policy experts, local and state officials, and advocates. Register online by September 25 at Featuring Lunch Keynote Speaker Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg!
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc. + 2020 J Street, Sacramento, 95814 Join LWVSC in Take Back the Night. SACRAMENTO! Join us as we take to the streets at 8 p.m. for the 38th Annual Sacramento Take Back the Night!

The 2017 Rally and March will be an evening of remembrance, celebration, and action to stand against all forms of gender-based violence.

This volunteer-led not-for-profit event will kick-off with a Resource Fair to provide information about the crucial services offered in our community. The Rally will feature live music from local artists, speakers on gender-based violence, and a survivor speak out community art project.

Come out, bring your friends and family for an incredible night of activism, energy, and commitment to end all forms of gender-based violence and oppression!

For ways to get involved, please visit or email

Sunday, October 22, 2017
5 p.m.
DoubleTree Hotel
2001 Point West
Sacramento, CA, 95815
Americans Against Gun Violence Dinner. Please make reservations to attend the first annual dinner of Americans Against Gun Violence at Doors open for social hour at 5:00 PM, dinner begins at 6:00, and the program begins at 7:00. The cost of the dinner is $45 per person ($25 for students).

The outstanding keynote speaker, Josh Sugarmann, will speak on the topic, Gun Violence in America: A Preventable Epidemic. Josh is the executive director of the Violence Policy Center based in Washington DC. The Violence Policy Center has long been one of our country's most credible sources of information on the many facets of gun violence in the United States.

Friday, October 27, 2017-Sunday, October 29, 2017
9:00 a.m. Friday- Sunday 5:00 p.m.
Cobo Center
Detroit, Michigan
Women's March - the sequel. In the spirit of the first Women's March -- a follow-up Inaugural Women's Convention is planned to be held in Detroit from October 27-29, 2017. This will be a weekend of workshops, strategy sessions, inspiring forums and intersectional movement-building to continue the preparation going into the 2018 midterm elections. The guiding principle is that tapping into the power of women in leadership will be the fundamental grassroots for change. For further information please visit
Monday, October 30, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Holiday Inn
300 J St
2017 Regional Affordable Housing Summit. Sacramento Housing Alliance's third annual Regional Affordable Housing Summit will bring together more than 200 developers; builders; architects; lenders; property managers; service providers; elected and agency officials and staff; community and business leaders to share innovative solutions to our regional housing and homelessness crisis.

For tickets: $80.00-100.00 The theme this year is "All Hands on Deck: Solving Our Housing Catastrophe" because it's time for the Sacramento region to put permanent affordable homes first in our plans, our budgets, and our neighborhoods.

Sunday, November 19, 2017
1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Sacramento Central Public Library
Tsakopoulos Galleria
828 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814
Let's Talk About: Fake News. Are you tired of not knowing which "news" to trust? Sacramento State is teaming with the Sacramento Public Library to sponsor a Fake News Detection event. They will help you acquire the tools you need to spot false stories, the work of Russian hackers, and otherwise damaging disinformation. Join us for a discussion with journalists, Project Informed Electorate or PIE founder Kim Nalder, and others. Register for this event at: