ADVOCACY & NEWS: National, State, Local

This page provides links and information about the work conducted by the League of Women Voters.

Thanks for your interest.

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LWV Michigan Sues MICRC

The plaintiffs include the League of Women Voters of Michigan, American Citizens for Justice, Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote – Michigan, Detroit Action, LGBT Detroit, North Flint Neighborhood Action Council, Rising Voices, and various registered Michigan voters.

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Ruth Mott Foundation Grant
to Serve the North Flint Community

We are happy to announce that our League chapter has received a grant to help us build a presence in the north Flint community. 

Please be patient with us as we get set up the space, staffing/hours, and gather information that will better help us serve the community.

Check back for updates!

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Michigan Independent Citizen Redistricting Committee

Readily accessible information on meetings, duties, etc. 

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The LWV Supports ERA

The League believes that equal means equal. Women have, for too long, been denied fair pay, fair access, fair treatment, and fair opportunity.

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Issues of the LWV

This link will take you to a summary of some of the current issues being addressed by our national organization. Recognizing that ALL public decisions are based on how people vote, it is important to have informed voting.

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Issues Re: The Electoral College

LWV CEO, Virginia Kase, discusses the Electoral College with Elle.

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The LWV Democracy Agenda

This link will take you to the LWVUS site describing the work of the Democracy Agenda.

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Why is August 26th,
Women's Equalitly Day?

The 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote nationally on August 18, 1920, so why is Women’s Equality Day on August 26th each year?

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Genesee County Directory

This directory can help you find important information.

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19th Amendment Resource

A comprehensive resource for information related to the 19th Amendment of the Constitution.

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Tuscola County Government

Tuscola County information resources. 

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Lapeer County Directory

Directory for important information.

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Dr. Deborah Turner

Introducing the LWV's 20th President, Deborah Turner.

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LWV Michigan

The LWVMI website is where you can get information specific to our state organization. 

When you join a LWV local chapter, you are automatically enrolled as a member of the state and national LWV.

The state League advocates on issues that are state-wide, provides guidance to local Leagues, researches and approves position statements that are used by the state and local Leagues to conduct advocacy, and more.

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Genesee County Resources

List of Resources for Genesee County Residents - provided by the Genesee District Library

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Sunshine Week

Transparency in Government

Sunshine Week happens the middle of March every year. Established in 2005 by the American Society of News Editors, it celebrates the Right of Citizens to know what is happening in their government and the ability of people and news agencies to FOIA information as a means to share it with people.

For more information on Sunshine Week, click here.

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FACES: A Message from Flint

Many thanks to East Village Magazine for publishing this inspirational video to reflect the diversity of our wonderful community and encourage every eligible citizen to participate in the democratic process of representative government - for all.

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Huron County Directory

Huron County directory to help citizens reach necessary people and services.

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St Clair County Government

St Clair County government links. 

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Sanilac County Directory

Huron County website will help you find necessary people and services.

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The LWV Blog of Issues

This link will take you to the LWVUS blog where you can review a number of issues, comments and statements on the work of the League.

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Milestones in 100 Years of the LWV

The League of Women Voters over the past 100 years!

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Where Does the LWV Go

in the Next 100 Years?

Where do we go from here? Discussion with LWVUS CEO, Virginia Kase and LWVUS President, Deborah Turner. Note: this is a FaceBook link. 

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