Making Democracy Work


Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Phone Board meeting. Jan 10 telephone board meeting
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Baptist Healing Trust Board meeting. Oct 18-19 Board meeting, Baptist Healing Trust
Thursday, May 8, 2014
4-8 p.m.
Greater Bethel AME, 1300 South St., Nashville, TN 37212 The National Commission on Voting Rights. Plan to attend The National Commission on Voting Rights Nashville hearing Thursday, May 8. Flier
Saturday, May 3, 2014
10 am-5 pm EDT
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels
215 South Illinois Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN
Spring Council. Business to be conducted at Council includes presentation of the budget in the morning and vote to be taken in the afternoon. Register


Stay over Saturday night to enjoy East Tennessee. Start with the delicious Sunday Brunch ($15.95) at Burchfield's, the restaurant in your hotel. Then walk over to the American Museum of Science and Energy ( to learn about the history of Oak Ridge, AKA the Secret City. Nature lovers can enjoy the nearby UT Arboretum or venture less than an hour to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Shopaholics can head for the outlet stores in Pigeon Forge.

To make a sleeping room reservation for Friday or Saturday please contact the hotel directly at 865-481-2468

Friday, May 2, 2014
1:00 p.m. EDT
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels
215 South Illinois Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN
State Board meeting.
Friday, February 21, 2014
  Deadline for Voter articles.
Please email Voter articles to co-presidents in .DOC format (include Council & budget)
February 26 Voter to Sue;
March 4 Voter published
Monday, January 20, 2014
Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services
Metro Center # 250
50 Vantage Way,
Nashville 37228
LWVTN Action Committee Meeting.
Committee members will plan and prioritize League work in advance of the 2014 Legislative Session.
For more information contact LWVTN Action Director, Barbara Gay
Saturday, January 18, 2014
8:30am CST, 9:30am EST
Teleconference State Board meeting. January 18 State Board meeting
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
12pm EST 11am CST
On-Line Fair and Free. The National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ), is partnering with LWVTN and a few other state Leagues in key states, as well as other organizations throughout the country, in connection with its new voter education initiative on the courts and election of judges. The project is called NAWJ Informed Voters--Fair Judges Project. This film, Fair and Free features former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and will stream online January 15th.
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Club Hotel (off Briley Pkwy)
2435 Atrium Way
Nashville, TN 37214

Fall Conference - Save the Date.
"Thinking and Moving on Our Feet for Education."
Info & Registration
Friday, October 11, 2013
1 p.m. CDT
Club Hotel, Nashville State Board meeting.
Friday, August 23, 2013
  Women's Equality Day.
Friday, August 23, 2013
  Deadline for Voter articles.
Please email to co-presidents in .DOC format (include Fall Conference registration info)
Aug 28 Voter to Sue
Sept 3 Voter published
Saturday, May 4, 2013-Sunday, May 5, 2013
1 pm
Downtown Hilton, 501 W. Church Ave., Knoxville, TN 37902 LWVTN State Convention. May 4-5 State Convention

LWVTN Spring Convention Saturday May 4 & Sunday May 5, 2013 Knoxville Downtown Hilton, 501 W. Church Ave., 37902

Come early, as there will be a special Suffragist history tour on Saturday AM from the hotel. There is so much to do in Knoxville, you'll want to take advantage of your time there. More details will follow on speakers, but we are looking forward to a lot of learning as well as our business meeting. Registration: $30.

Friday, May 3, 2013
1 pm
  LWVTN Board of Directors Meeting.. May 3-4 State Board 4-5 State Convention
Saturday, March 23, 2013
10-11 am EST
  State Board Meeting. March 23 State Board (conference call 10 AM, EST, 9 AM CST)
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
7:45am CST
TN Performing Arts Center, 505 Deaderick St., Nashville, TN. 37243 Day on the Hill and the Legislative Breakfast. Please join us on the Tuesday, Feb. 19 Day on the Hill and the Legislative Breakfast 7:45 that morning. United Way (UW) is the leader for the Day on the Hill. Diane Page is leading LWVTN participation. While UW's central theme is pre-K education, we will use this an opportunity to promote other issues, including TennCare expansion. Let Diana Page know if you can be the 2/19/13 at

You are cordially invited to a Breakfast to honor elected officials in our TN 108th General Assembly,Tuesday morning, February 19th, 7:45 AM CST till 8:45 AM CST at the TN Performing Arts Center, 505 Deaderick St., Nashville, TN. 37243, RSVP or (615)791-1464 giving your name and phone number &/or Email. Hosted by United Ways of TN, LWVTN, TN Alliance for Early Ed., TN Assoc. for Ed. Of Young Children, Commission on Children & Youth, TN PTA, TN Voices for Children, TN Stand for Children, & Volunteer TN RSVP to UW for the breakfast and for the Day's program, or do provide those numbers to me yourselves. An estimate for the breakfast would be especially appreciated.

As we schedule appointments with legislators (after 10:30 if possible), please take that time to also encourage them to attend the breakfast.

Go to for excellent summaries of talking points about the expansion posted by the TN Justice Center

Friday, February 15, 2013
  Bylaw Amendments Deadline. February 15 deadline for proposed program, proposed bylaw amendments from local Leagues
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
  TN Voter. Copy deadline for TN Voter
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
5-6pm EST
  LWVTN Board of Directors Meeting.. State Board conference call originally 10 AM, EST, 9 AM, CST
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
  State and Federal General Elections.
Check your county Election Commission site for County voting results, dates, times, polling places, and more.
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Nashville Airport Marriott Ninth Annual Economic Summit for Women Presents
"Smart Negotiating for Women".

Registration for the Economic Summit
Saturday, October 6, 2012-Sunday, October 7, 2012
Noon - Noon
DuBose Conference Center
635 College Street
Monteagle, TN 37356
Fall Conference LWVTN.
Saturday Program :
How the League can help Power the Vote - crucial information from LWVUS and how you can make the best plan for your area.
Does your city know you're there? Communication skills!
What's up with Affordable Health Care? Gordon Bonnyman, co-founder and ED of TN Justice Center, gave us insight into how this is going to affect Tennesseans.
Tom Humphrey, Nashville bureau chief for the Knoxville News- Sentinel, shared his unique perspective on Tennessee politics and the State legislature.
Sunday Program:
What is flackchecking? How can it help voters discover the real story on today's headlines?
How to be an effective advocate: try it out with role-playing! Stewart Clifton lead, and Barbara Devaney helped us narrow down our legislative priorities for the coming year.