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LWVBN Events

Thursday, September 26

League Program: Countdown to Election Day: What you need to know before you vote

Kick off the new program year with a celebration of New York’s new voting rights! Our speaker, UB School of Law Distinguished Professor James A. Gardner, is the eighth most frequently cited election law scholar in the country. Join us at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for an informative keynote address, followed by a panel of experts.

To reserve your place, send email to lwvbn@lwvbn.org, call the League office at (716) 986-4898, or make your reservation online.

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site, 641 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202

Thursday, October 3 - 10:00 a.m.

Great Decisions: Cyber Conflict and Geopolitics

Cyber conflict is a new and continually developing threat, which can include foreign interference in elections, industrial sabotage and attacks on infrastructure. Russia has been accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential elections in the United States and China is highly committed to using cyberspace as a tool of national policy. Dealing with cyber conflict will require new ways of looking at 21st century warfare. Is the United States prepared to respond to such threats?

LWVBN League Office, 1272 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo 14209

Saturday, November 16

League of Women Voters of New York 100th Anniversary Celebration

On November 16, 2019, the League of Women Voters of NYS will be 100 years old and the League's Education Foundation is hosting our 100th Anniversary Celebration at The Buffalo History Museum! The Buffalo History Museum is a generous co-sponsor of our event and will have a suffrage exhibit at this time. We invite you to join the Honorary Committee to celebrate our centennial and recognize influential leaders in our communities.

The Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Ct, Buffalo, NY 14216


Community Events

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Monument Project Fundraiser

Sponsored by Erie County Commission on the Status of Women, Cannon Design, and InnBuffalo off Elmwood, join us on Thursday, September 19, for a fundraising event for the Trailblazing Women of WNY Monument Project.

Come enjoy refreshments at this beautifully restored historic Victorian inn and learn more about this exciting public art project that will be honoring the important contributions that women of Western New York have made to our community, the nation, and the world.

For more information, see https://trailblazingwomenwny.org/events/2019/9/5/september-fundraiser.

InnBuffalo off Elmwood, 619 Lafayette Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222, USA

Friday, September 20, 2019

Emblem of Equality: Woman Suffrage in Western New York

Come see the newest exhibit at the Buffalo History Museum devoted to Women's Suffrage in Western New York.

The Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Ct, Buffalo, NY 14216

Friday, September 20

Buffalo Youth Climate Strike Rally

Buffalo Youth Climate Strike is hosting a rally with the WNY Peace Center and we would like you to be there! Bring friends and family, signs, and energy and let’s make our voices heard!

Gathering 2:00-2:30 p.m.
Climate Strike 2:30-3:30 p.m.
#UniteTheStruggles/#UniteTheVisions – Interconnectedness 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Celebration of International Day of Peace 4:30-5:00 p.m.

Join the WNY Youth Climate Council and the WNY Peace Center as they take part in a Global Climate Strike with students all over the world leaving class and rallying for climate action. Visit the WNY Peace Center for more information.

Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY 14202

Tuesday, September 24

National Voter Registration Day

Every year, millions of Americans find themselves unable to vote because they miss a registration deadline, don’t update their registration, or aren’t sure how to register. National Voter Registration Day wants to make sure everyone has the opportunity to vote.

Check out our Voter Registration FAQ

Saturday, October 26-Monday, November 4, 2019

Early Voting

For more information, see our overview of New Voting Laws in New York State.

Find your early voting locations

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Election Day

Polls are open 6:00 am - 9:00 pm. Find your candidates and races at Vote411.org and find your election day polling place and make a note to go and vote!

Find your polling place