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, April 11, 2015
1-3 PM
First Congregational UCC
20 Oak St.
Asheville, NC 28801
Medicaid Expansion Town Hall. Planned Parenthood is hosting a town hall discussion with Representatives Ager and Van Duyn, as well as community experts on the topic of Medicaid expansion. As part of the Close the Gap Campaign, the ABLWV is a Community Partner for this event!

Register for the event here:

Saturday, April 25, 2015
2-4 pm
The Hop Ice Cream Cafe
640 Merrimon Ave #103
Asheville, NC 28804
Ice Cream Social with Elected Officials. Join us for a FREE ice cream sundae bar and celebration of democracy!

This year we are hosting an ice cream social at The Hop Ice Cream (640 Merrimon Avenue) with a sundae bar! Children and non-members welcome. Please bring a friend or family member who might like to get involved, meet their representatives, and learn more about civic engagement in our community!

Saturday, May 30, 2015
11:30 am - 2 pm
Lenoir-Rhyne Board Room
(*2nd floor of the Chamber of Commerce)
36 Montford Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801
2015 Annual Meeting and Luncheon. Save the Date!

We are excited to welcome Jane Pinsky from the North Carolina Coalition for Lobbying and Government Reform! Jane will be speaking about efforts to support a transparent, impartial and fair process for redistricting.

We will also discuss our successes from this year and our goals for 2015-16!