Events

Finding Common Ground on Gun Safety - October 16

How does gun safety impact public health?  Are sensible gun laws possible?  Is there a place for agreement on this controversial subject?  Join us on Tuesday, October 16th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2653 Victoria, Roseville (corner of Victoria and County Rd. C). Reverend Nancy Bence, Executive Director of Protect Minnesota, will discuss research, legislative possibilities and how Minnesotans can work together to reach consensus on gun safety.  Free and open to the public.

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Wherefore the Metropolitan Council? - Saturday, October 20

The Council of Metropolitan Area Leagues of Women Voters (CMAL) presents a panel of experts who will answer questions about how the Metropolitan Council should be governed and what the current controversy is: Deb Dyson (Minnesota House legislative analyst), Keith Carlson (Executive Director of Minnesota Inter-County Association), C. Terrence Anderson (University of Minnesota Center for Urban & Regional Affairs), and Patricia Nauman or designee (Association of Metro Municipalities).  This event is part of the CMAL process for evaluating its current positions on the Metropolitan Council and will be the subject of consensus questions in February 2019.

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Viewing/Discussion of U.S. Drug Costs Documentary

The Roseville Area Advocates for Minnesota Health Plan will host a viewing of the documentary “Big Pharma:  Market Failure” on September 20. The 50-minute film explores the problem of extreme drug prices in the U.S. and how they impact the public, businesses and the economy. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at  the Autumn Grove Park Building, 1395 Lydia Ave. W., Roseville.

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Candidate Forums Scheduled for 2018 Election

LWV Roseville Area is sponsoring Candidate Forums for the candidates running in area elections. The purpose of the Candidate Forum is to give voters an opportunity to hear candidates discuss the issues of importance to them in this election. The candidates will answer written questions from the public during these moderated events. Written questions will also be accepted via email until noon the day of the event at lwvrosevillearea@lwvmn.org.  The event is free and open to the public.  Here is the list of Candidate Forums:

LWV Observer Corps Training - September 11

Participants will receive a League button and learn about the purpose of observing local government meetings (city, school district, county), procedures for being a League observer, topics that we have positions on and how to report in after the meeting. Tuesday, September 11, 6:30-8 pm.  Lexington Park Building, 2131 Lexington Avenue N., Roseville.  Everyone is invited – new or experienced!  Bring friends.

LWV Roseville Area Marches in Canadian Days Parade

The League of Women Voters Roseville Area marched Sunday, August 6th in the Canadian Days Parade in Little Canada. It was a wonderful, fun event and the people of Little Canada came out in full force to view it. Kudos to a fabulous community that is part of our Roseville Area LWV.

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