The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County is hosting discussions and book clubs an issues of importance to locals.
An informational session about the National Popular Vote interstate compact will be presented by Linda Sorauf, National Popular Vote Colorado, Wednesday, March 20, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Belmar Library 555 S. Allison Parkway, Lakewood. NPV is an agreement among states to award electors based on the popular vote in all 50 states, to ensure that every vote in every state matters equally in the presidential general election. The informational session is free and open to all. No Reservations required, but seating is limited.
Monthly Unit Meetings of League members and guests provide opportunities to discuss and take action on issues that are important to the community and the world. They are: Applewood/Lakewood, April 10, 9 to 11 a.m., at Brookdale Meridian Westland, 10695 W. 17th Ave., Lakewood; Jeffco Evening, April 10, 6 to 8 p.m., at League of Women Voters, 1425 Brentwood St., Lakewood; and Lakewood/Golden, April 11, 9 to 11 a.m., at Cason-Howell House, 1575 Kipling, Lakewood.
The League hosts a non-fiction book club with two meetings each month, in April discussing Masha Gessen’s “The Man without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin.” Clubs will meet Saturday, April 20, 9:30 a.m., at Brookdale Meridian Senior Living, 10695 W. 17th Ave., Lakewood; and Wednesday, April 17, 1 to 3 p.m., at the Lakewood Library 10200 W. 20th Ave., Lakewood (please call to verify location prior as they may meet at a different library from time to time). Open to the public. Call Lynne at 303-985-5128 for more information.
The League of Women Voters has been empowering voters and defending democracy since 1920. The League is a membership based non-profit political organization that promotes active government participation.
Visit www.lwvjeffco.org for more information on membership and upcoming events.