State of the City Dinner

Everyone is invited to our 25th annual

League of Women Voters Austin Area

State of the City Dinner

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
DoubleTree by Hilton, 6505 N IH 35, Austin


Susan Dawson
President, E3 Alliance (Education Equals Economics)

Making Democracy Work Awards
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
ThunderCloud Subs

6:00 pm Reception, Silent Auction, Cash Bar
6:45 pm Dinner, Program, Live Auction

Get your tickets by February 24
$65 members, $75 non-members, includes parking
Reserved table for eight, with premium seating
$650 members, $800 non-members
(See post below for other interesting options.)

Register here

or send a check to LWVAA – 1011 W. 31st, Austin, TX 78705

Donations for State of the City Dinner


Here are some interesting ways to help make the State of the City Dinner a huge success.

Auction Donations

Silent and Live Auctions  ↤ Click here to help.  Here are some ideas for donations:

  • Gift certificates from your favorite restaurant or spas
  • Premium tickets to UT sporting events
  • Weekend getaway at vacation condo
  • Lunch with a community leader, local celebrity or author
  • Wine tasting or cooking class package

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship ↤ Click here to help.  (Be sure to select State of the City Dinner)

  • Living Democracy  – $2,000 (includes 16 seats)
  • Celebrating Democracy – $1,000 (includes 8 seats)
  • Honoring State of the City – $500 (includes 4 seats)
  • Friend of State of the City – $250 (includes 2 seats)

Auction donors and sponsors will receive the following benefits:

  • Publicity during the event to local leaders and League members in attendance
  • Listing in the printed program
  • Recognition in the League’s monthly newsletter distributed to more than 1,500 readers
  • Tax deductibility of the amount of goods/services donated (Tax ID 81-3447172)

Disability Rights and Voting Experiences

You’re Invited to a Round Table Discussion

Disability Rights and Voting Experiences in the Austin Area

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
1:00 – 3:00 pm

Disability Rights Texas Headquarters
2222 West Braker Lane, Austin

General Meeting. Open and Free to all LWV Members and the Public.

Hosted by Molly Broadway, Training and Technical Specialist for Voting Rights, with Disability Rights Texas.

Molly Broadway

Learn how leaders from disability rights organizations are working to strengthen citizen participation through voting and political involvement. We will discuss problems and solutions, and form a network to ensure that everyone has access to their voting rights. Refreshments and networking time included.

• Molly Broadway, Disability Rights Texas, Training and Technical Specialist for Voting Rights
• Speakers from REV UP (Register, Educate, Vote, Use our Power) the Disability Vote
• Cassie Champion, Texas Civil Rights Project
• Cavan Ó Raghallaigh, Community advocate/legislative liaison for LGBTQ organizations Texas Two Spirits Society, Legalize Human, and Equality Texas
• Celina Moreno, Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund
• Cheryl Reese, Travis County Voter Registration & Ex-Offender/Incarceration community
• Mary Moran, Ex-Offender community

For more information and to volunteer to help with outreach and refreshments 25th meeting, contact Lea Masiello

A Conversation with Leslie Pool


A Conversation with Leslie Pool, Austin City Council Member, District 7
Thursday, January 19, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
(Updated location)
Room 2003, Austin City Hall, 301 W 2nd St, Austin, TX

Join in a discussion about City of Austin concerns and how the LWV can support the city’s efforts to improve voter participation. Members are welcome to attend this meeting, regardless of their city council district.

Please rsvp @