Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

League events, important election dates, candidate forums, issue forums, coalition events, and other items of interest.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, November 15, 2014
9am - 1pm
YWCA of Asheville
185 S. French Broad Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801
Buncombe County Women's Agenda Assembly by NC Women United. This free event is open to the public. Participants will:

  • Learn about supporting public policies that impact the full economic, legal and social equality of women in NC
  • Be part of an inter-active group by helping to prioritize women's issues of Buncombe County by reviewing the Draft Women's Agenda-2014-2015
  • Listen to legislators and expert speakers explain how legislative issues can be advocated for and how we can make a difference

Co-sponsors of this event are YWCA, American Association of University Women-Asheville, Asheville + Buncombe County League of Women Voters, Women for Women, Our Voice, Planned Parenthood, Helpmate, MAHEC and many volunteers.

Reservations are requested by November 10. Attendees may learn more and RSVP online at:

For more information contact Sandra Abromitis or call 828-686-8281/828-280-4861
Thursday, December 11, 2014
8:30-11 AM
AB Tech Enka Campus
Haynes Building
2nd Floor Conference Room
1459 Sand Hill Rd.
Candler, NC 28715
Event of Interest: 2014 Legislative Briefing. UNITED WAY and the NC Budget & Tax Center, a project of the NC Justice Center, are teaming up to share the story of the economy and the NC state budget. Throughout this session, you will have the opportunity to respond and voice your concerns. Be prepared to answer a few questions and to learn a few facts that you can put into action. Here's a snapshot of what you can expect:  Information on North Carolina's economic recovery and how families are faring.  Overview of the state budget decisions and how the state is addressing the areas of Education, Income and Health.  Regional and local data on the economy and impacts of policy decisions  Tools to make an impact on the issues you care most about. Join with others to focus your local advocacy for the greatest result.