Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, May 1, 2017
10:00 - 12:00
St. Mark Presbyterian Church
2200 San Joaquin Hills Road
Newport Beach

Bonhoeffer Room
LWV Orange Coast Board Meeting. All members welcome
Saturday, May 6, 2017
10:30 - 2:00
Brandman University
16355 Laguna Canyon Road
Room 111

Meeting at 10:30
Lunch and Speaker at 12:00

Information on lunch choices and price will be coming soon.
LWV Orange Coast Annual Meeting. Closing the Court House Door: How Your Constitutional Rights Became Unenforceable Speaker: UCI Dean Erwin Chemerinsky. He will address the crucial issues such as arbitration hearings that limit the use and accessibility of court rooms. People are often compelled to sign agreements that deny them the right to have their cases adjudicated in a court room. Professor Chemerinsky will explain the constitutional ramifications of this growing problem in American society and suggest possible ways in which to deal with them. And he will answer your questions as well.
Friday, May 12, 2017
10:30 - 2:00
Avila's El Ranchito Restaurant
182 South Orange Street, Orange

Meeting at 10:30
Lunch at 12:00

30.00 includes lunch
Annual Meeting. Annual Business Meeting at 10:30

Lunch and Speaker at 12:00.

Guest Speaker Susan Price

Homeless Services in the County of Orange

Orange County Director of Care Coordination Susan Price was hired as the first Orange County Director of Care Coordination in May, 2016. Dubbed the "Homeless Czar" by the media, her mission is to provide leadership on the issue of homelessness and to better coordinate county departmental resources to improve the local response to homelessness.

To make a reservation, contact Judy Standerford at or 714-235-8977. Reservations must be made by May 3.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
6:30 - 9:00
TBA Panel Discussion sponsored by LWV Orange Coast. Climate Change! Global Warming! Carbon Footprint! Sea Level Rise! What we Each Can do to Mitigate Negative Effects

More information will be coming.

Dessert and beverages will be available RSVP: call 208-284-9167 or email

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
10:00 - 12:00
Fullerton Joint Union High School District
1051 W. Bastanchury Rd.
Fullerton, CA 92833
North Orange County Board Meeting. Everyone Welcome
Saturday, May 20, 2017
10:30 - 1:30
St. Joseph Conference Center
480 Batavia Street
Orange, CA

20 includes Lunch and Program
LWV COCA Annual Meeting. Speakers: Nate Alvarado, Linking to Employment Activities Pre-release (LEAP) Joseph Chapell LEAP Client

Reservations required by May 15 to Maggie Cvek at 714-289-1125 or

Thursday, May 25, 2017
11:30 - 1:30
Coyote Hills Golf Course
1440 E Bastanchury Rd
Fullerton, CA 92831

Cost: 20.00
Call 714-254-7440 or email
North Orange County Annual Meeting - Lunch with League. Speaker is Cheryl Marshall, Chancellor NOCCCD. She will speak about her vision and goals in this new position.
Friday, June 9, 2017
10:00 - 12:00
Orange County Water District
18700 Ward Street
Fountain Valley
Tour of Orange County Water District Ground Water Replenishment System. League members and friends are invited. The tour is free, but reservation is required by June 1 to Sue Guilford at or 714-858-0984. A maximum of 39 visitors can be accommodated. Please note: Everyone must wear closed-toe shoes and guests will be required to wear hard hats and safety vests during the tour. Visitors must be high school age or older. The tour lasts 2 hours and includes an orientation. The last 45 minutes will be tour of the plant. Anyone who might have difficulty walking must inform us at the time of reservation so provisions can be made for a cart to assist them.