Discussion Groups

September Discussion Groups

2021 Come Join the Discussion on The Status of Federal Legislative Initiatives on Voting Rights and Implications for Maryland. (HR1/S1) Will voter registration be modernized? Will voting rights be restored to many nation-wide? Will partisan gerrymandering be curbed? Will campaign contributions be made more transparent? Let’s discuss and learn more about these topics and more! Come to any one of the 5 DG meetings. Two are in-person and three are via Zoom. No reservation needed!

  • ZOOM TUES, SEPT 14, 7 PM
  • LEISURE WORLD WED, SEPT 15, 10:30 AM (in-person, at the gate say you’re with LWVMC and check with reception to find out the room)
  • ZOOM THURS, SEPT 16, 10 AM
  • ZOOM SAT, SEPT 18, 10 AM
  • RIDERWOOD MON, SEPT 20, 3 PM (in-person, at the gate say you’re with LWVMC and check with reception to find out the room)

Be Prepared to Discuss our September topic at any gathering – See the resource guide for background information on the Federal legislation. Questions? Contact Cindy in the office: [email protected] or Bee at [email protected]

Please check back and plan to join us regularly for updates to our monthly series of Discussion Groups. League Calendar

October Discussion Groups

" What is the Northern Triangle? Join the discussion and learn more about what the Northern Triangle is. So many questions! How do economics affect migration from these countries and why are so many people flocking to our borders? Is it a violent area? Gangs? Corruption? Positive areas of growth in the region? Is climate change affecting the area? What are the governments like? Should we be rethinking our immigration laws? COME to any one of the DGs and learn more!

Choose any one of the 5 discussion groups, either in person, or by Zoom! LWVMC uses the videoconferencing platform Zoom for three of the Discussion Groups. There are also two Discussion Groups that meet in person at Riderwood and Leisure World. If you attend either the Riderwood or Leisure World DGs, at the gate say you are with LWVMC, they’ll guide you as to where to park and then please check in at reception for the meeting room. All meetings are open to the public with guests welcomed. Let’s learn and discuss more.

Come to ANY ONE discussion group. T

uesday, October 12 7:00 PM Zoom Contact: LWVMC office (301-984-9585)

Wednesday, October 13 10:30 AM Rossmoor/Leisure World (In person) 3701 Rossmoor Blvd, Silver Spring Contact: Diane Hibino (240-669-8169)

Thursday, October 14 10:00 AM Zoom Contact: LWVMC office (301-984-9585)

Saturday, October 16 10:00 AM Zoom Contact: LWVMC office (301-984-9585)

Monday, October 18 3:00 PM Riderwood (In person) Riderwood, Silver Spring Contact: Ruth Sachs ([email protected])

Choose any of the 3 Zoom sessions as they use the SAME LINKS. Links will be sent to every member at your email account. If your zoom link doesn’t arrive, please contact Bee Ditzler at [email protected]