March 1 Deadlines Fast Approaching!

There are a number of deadlines relating to Convention that are fast approaching, including Program Planning, Bylaw Amendments, and Award applications.  Visit the Convention 2014 area for more information.

Big News!!

The updated Member Resources site is coming soon – very soon! The Forums site will be unavailable today, February 19th, as the content of both the Members Area and the Forums websites are merged into one, integrated Member Resources site. The whole process will take several hours with the site re-opening on Thursday, February 20, 2014.

  • Learn basic tips and techniques from one of our leading national experts, former LWVUS President Kay J. Maxwell. Presented September 22, 2012.
  • Included here are the training materials given out at the 2012 National Convention in Washington, DC held June 8-12. These materials have been created to help your Power your League to Power the Vote this election season and beyond. We hope your League will use the materials that can be downloaded below!
  • The LWVEF is pleased to announce a new pass-through grant opportunity to support Leagues in their efforts to engage high school and community college/technical/vocational school students in 2014.
  • This is an hour-long webinar presented by LWVUS Board Member Marcia Merrins about how to be an effective debate-moderator.
  • A five minute webinar that explains how to translate candidate questions and answers into different languages. Choose from several different languages to better reach all voters in your state.
  • This five minute webinar shows how to create a mail merge easily using the VOTE411 system. Send letters to candidates and create address labels in a few simple steps.
  • This six minute follow up to the Basic Training webinar provides instructions on how to upload a spreadsheet of candidate information to your VOTE411 voter’s guide. This is a time saving tool if you have many candidates to input into the system. It is highly recommended if you have several races in your state.
  • This is an eight minute follow up to the Basic Training webinar. It explains how to create a GIS district in your state by pulling GIS data and uploading it into the system. This tool is helpful as it allows you to make your voter guides more local by automatically matching users to their races using their address.
  • This 30 minute webinar provides detailed instructions on how to use to create the best voter guide for your state. It walks you through all the necessary steps from start to finish and offers helpful tips along the way.