Innovation and inclusion were common themes of the three wonderful state League conventions that I attended this year. In each state, the conversations were about the League’s celebrated past as prelude to the future of Making Democracy Work® for all Americans.
Two months into the 2015 State Legislative sessions and we have seen a groundswell of assaults on voters in many states. League of Women Voters activists have been working around the clock to fight back against these threats as well as to advance opportunities for voters.
Preliminary results of our high school voter registration project show that we helped register thousands of young people to vote this spring! Here are six major takeaways that have us excited about young voters.
"I found it inspiring to know about all the other aspects of League work and I was motivated to join. I also thought that it would be worthwhile and satisfying on a personal level to be able to work in a non-partisan way to try to effect change in my community and state."