World leaders in Paris put people before polluters when the world’s countries agreed to reduce carbon pollution. The Paris agreement is an historic moment in the fight against climate change. The agreement, signed by nearly 200 countries, will work to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, including carbon pollution.
A group of generous donors will match, dollar-for-dollar, every gift we receive, up to $50,000 by December 31! This is a terrific opportunity to make sure the League has the resources we need ahead of the 2016 election.
Evenwel v. Abbott, a case out of Texas, has the potential to upset the criteria for drawing state and local legislative districts so that they would be determined by the total number of voters instead of total population. The League submitted an amicus brief in Evenwel that supports the current practice of drawing district lines.
With your help, we met the goal of our Giving Tuesday Matching Gift—doubling your generosity. This support couldn’t come at a more important time. We have pledged to make 2016 a record-breaking year for voter registration, education and mobilization.
When you support the League of Women Voters, you empower more of your family, friends and neighbors to participate in our great democracy. Will you participate in Giving Tuesday by making a generous, tax-deductible contribution right now so it can be DOUBLED by our special Matching Gift?
Thanksgiving is a day when we join with our family and friends to reflect on all that we are thankful for. You, together with all of the League’s supporters, have made this an amazing year for the League of Women Voters and for our democracy.