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One important way every citizen can become involved with democracy is to join LWVTSC at our local events. You’ll learn about current issues affecting our community and have the chance to meet new people, including your elected representatives at select events.

This picture shows Dene Mosier speaking at the August 2017 Tuesday Topics forum.


Tuesday Topics

Our Tuesday Topics events are held the first Tuesday of every month at the Topeka-Shawnee County Public Library unless otherwise indicated. These engaging discussions feature an invited speaker discussing topics relevant to our work today. No registration is required and both members and the general public are invited to join us.at these free events.

Location: Topeka-Shawnee County Public Library, room JCM 101B (across from the Millennium Cafe). See this map for directions.

LWVTSC can provide free rides for members to attend our events. Please contact us if you’re looking for transportation.

Tuesday Topics Line-up of Speakers for 2020

January 4, 2020 Jacquie Lightcap, UN Commission on the Status of Women
February 4, 2020 Marty Patterson, Award Winning Researcher and Activist, “With All Deliberate Speed”
March 3, 2020 Bob Beatty, Washburn University, “Iowa Caucus”
April 7, 2020 ANNUAL MEETING – No Speaker
May 5, 2020 Michael Smith, Emporia State University, “Voting Laws”
June 2, 2020 Burdett Loomis, Kansas University
July 7, 2020 Diane Carlin, Kansas University, “Women in Politics”
August 4, 2020 Alice Weingartner, Community Cares, and Linda Ochs, Shawnee County Health Department,
September 1, 2020 Bill Cochran, Topeka Chief  of Police
October 6, 2020 Bob Beatty, Washburn University,
November 3, 2020 TBD
December 1, 2020 Topeka City Council and Shawnee County Commissioners