Making Democracy Work

2014 Calendar

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, February 22, 2014
9:30am-Noon
The Cabral Ag Center, Assembly Room 3, at 2101 E. Earhart Ave, Stockton. Forum: Overview of Government Agriculture Programs, Regulations; and Animal Management. Meeting topic #2 of the National League of Women Voters Agricultural Update Study. Light refreshments will be provided.

Speakers: Ora Van Steyn,
 District Conservationist with the Stockton Field Office of the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Paul Sousa of Western United Dairymen.

Saturday, March 15, 2014
9:30am-Noon
The Cabral Ag Center, Assembly Room 3, at 2101 E. Earhart Ave, Stockton Forum: Financing and Economic Health of Agriculture. Meeting topic #3 of the National League of Women Voters Agricultural Update Study. Light refreshments will be provided. Free and open to public.

Speakers: Congressman Jerry McNerney, Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman, chair of Assembly Agriculture Committee, Bruce Frey, 5th generation farmer/former chair of the Farm Bureau, and Bill Reynolds, vice president of Bank of Stockton.

Saturday, May 3, 2014
Between 9:00am-5:00pm
Central United Methodist Church (3700 Pacific Avenue)

There is adequate parking available in the parking lot of the church. Directions to the church: from the N/S I-5: take the March Lane off ramp turning and traveling east on March Lane to Pacific Avenue, at Pacific turn right and, after crossing the Calaveras River, turn left at Fulton (across from UOP); N/S on Highway 99: take Hammer Lane off ramp and travel west on Hammer Lane to Pacific Avenue, at Pacific Avenue turn left, travel south, crossing the Calaveras river, then turn left at Fulton (across from UOP).
Candidate Forums for June 3, 2014 Primary Election. The Forums, that are being planned, shall be for San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools (Michael Gillespie/James Mousalimas/Jeff Tilton); San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, District #2 (Paul Canepa/Kathy Miller), District #4 (Manuel Lopez/Russ Munson/Charles Winn); Sheriff-Coroner (Steve Moore/Pat Withrow); Stockton City Council District #3 (Gene Acevedo/Susan Lofthus/ Motecuzoma Patrick Sanchez), and District #5 (Christina Fugazi/Diane Burgos Medina/Mark L Stebbens).

These forums are open to the public and free of charge.

Specific times:
Supt of Schools Candidates 9:15 - 10am
District 2 Board of Supervisor Candidates 10:15 - 11:00
District 4 Board of Supervisor Candidates 11:15 - noon
Sheriff Candidates 1:45 - 2:30
Area 3 Stockton City Council Candidates 2:45 - 3:30
Area 5 Stockton City Council Candidates 3:45 - 4:30

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
5:30pm
Stockton Hilton Hotel, 2323 Grand Canal Boulevard, Stockton, 95207
(between Pershing and I-5)
Annual Meeting.
Speaker will be Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones.

Topic: MEASURES A and B

Click here to download our reservation form and flyer.

OPEN TO MEMBERS & THE PUBLIC

Gathering and no-host bar 5:30 p.m., Dinner 6:00; Speaker 6:30; Business meeting to follow Cost: $35.00

Sunday, September 14, 2014
1:00-3:00pm
Delicato Winery, (in the Tuscan Room)
12001 South Highway 99 Frontage Road, Manteca
Our Annual Kickoff Meeting. The League of Women Voters of San Joaquin County will be holding their annual Kickoff Meeting. Our Speaker will be Dr. Gene Bigler, UOP Professor Emeritus. He will be speaking on the growing problem of Income Inequality in the U.S.

Wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres included.

Additional Information:
Please contact Jane Wagner-Tyack
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Begins at 9:30 a.m.
O'Connor Woods, 3400 Wagner Heights Rd, Stockton, CA 95209 Pros and Cons Presentation sponsored by AAUW.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
6:00-9:00pm
Stockton City Council Chambers Candidate Forum: Stockton City Council Candidates.
Area 1: Rick Grewal and Elbert Holman
Area 3: Gene Acevedo and Susan Loftus
Area 5: Dyane Burgos Medina and Christiana Fugazi
Thursday, October 2, 2014
6:00-9:00pm
Stockton City Council Chambers Candidate Forum: San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools Candidates and San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, District 4 Candidates & Assembly District 13 Candidates.
San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools Candidates
James Mousalimas and Jeff Tilton
San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, District 4 Candidates
Russ Munson and Chuck Winn
Assembly District 13
Susan Talamantes Eggman and Sol Jobrack
Saturday, October 4, 2014
9:00am-1:00pm
George Wilson Room, University of the Pacific Candidate Forum: State Assembly and U.S. Congressional Candidates.
Stockton Unified School District Area 2
Stockton Unified School District Area 5
Stockton Unified School District Area 6
Stockton Unified School District Area 7
Monday, October 6, 2014
1:30-3:30 p.m.
O'Connor Woods, 3400 Wagner Heights Rd, Stockton, CA 95209 Pros and Cons Presentation sponsored by OLLI.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
10:45 a.m.
First Methodist Church, Lodi Pros and Cons Presentation sponsored by First Methodist Church, Lodi.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
6:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Methodist Church, Manteca Pros and Cons Presentation.
Friday, October 17, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Manteca Senior Center, Library Room Pros and Cons Presentation.