Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, April 13, 2018
South Bend Chocolate Cafe
122 S. Michigan St.
South Bend
Lunch with the League - Learn More about the Girl Scouts. The League of Women Voters is pleased to welcome Jill LaFountain as the speaker for our upcoming Lunch with the League event on Friday April 13, 2018 at the Chocolate Café in downtown South Bend from 12:00 + 1:00 PM. Ms. LaFountain is the Chief Development Officer and Director of Advocacy of the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana. '

Jill will give a brief history of the Girl Scout movement, where they have been and where they are going. More than cookies, camp, and crafts, the Girl Scouts is empowering young leaders. This isn't your Mother's Girl Scouts anymore!

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
St. Joseph County Public Library

Humphreys Room

304 South Main Street

South Bend, IN
Meet the Candidates Forum. This event will feature candidates for Second Congressional District, St. Joseph County Sheriff, and other candidates on your St. Joseph County ballots! Co-sponsored by St. Joseph County Public Library.

★ All events are free and open to the public. Receptions follow each event.

★ RESTRICTIONS: Please do not wear clothing or accessories supporting a specific party, candidate, or campaign. Such clothing will not be allowed inside the auditorium per sponsor rules.

★ DIRECTIONS: Wiekamp Hall is attached to the parking garage at the corner of Mishawaka Avenue & 20th Street. The university will NOT be ticketing the garage during this event. When you enter the building from the garage walk straight ahead through two sets of doors.

★ Sponsored by: American Democracy Project of IU South Bend & League of Women Voters of the South Bend Area.

Sponsor Note: Both sponsoring organizations are NON-PARTISAN. We co-host candidate debates for high-profile CONTESTED primary races (whether Democratic or Republican). These debates feature candidates who have filed with the state/county and are running a serious campaign (e.g. headquarters, fundraising, volunteer base, media coverage, and visible campaign activities).

Questions? Call 574-520-4128. Join us ... and bring your friends and neighbors.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
TBA LWV South Bend Annual Business Meeting.. Mark your calendars now for the LWV South Bend Area Annual Business Meeting, 6 pm on May 30. Location to be announced. To make recommendations for program (issues to be studied in the next fiscal year), send an email by March 30 to Judy Bradford at with PROGRAM RECOMMENDATION in the subject line.