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.

  • Nikki Harris was involved with Leagues all over the country for more than 30 years. Her devotion to democracy and empowerment of women in civil society also took her to other countries to share her expertise. Given Nikki's devotion to the League of Women Voters and especially, in the past few years, to training and coaching Leagues to strengthen their work in our democracy, her husband,

  • Hosted by National Board Member Anne Schink, YPTF Co-chairs Amy Hjerstedt and Melissa Currence, and LWVUS staff member Shauneen Grout, this webinar focuses on the logistics, legalities and benefits of having interns in your League. The presenters focus on the best ways to manage expectations, create lasting relationships with students and train the civic leaders of tomorrow.
  • Hosted by National Board Member Anne Schink and YPTF Co-chairs Amy Hjerstedt and Melissa Currence, this webinar focuses on a variety of ways in which local Leagues can create a lasting presence on campuses by partnering with various student groups and staff members, ways to set realistic goals for campus outreach, and how creating a presence on campuses across the country will introduce a whole new generation to the great work of the League.
  • Learn about the Ruth S. Shur Fellows program in this informational session, presented on December 13, 2012. Nominations for Ruth S. Shur Fellows are currently be accepted online until January 7, 2013. For more information, go to: http://www.lwv.org/content/become-lwvus-ruth-s-shur-fellow-1.
  • The Succeeding in the Spotlight webinar, presented by Communications Consultant Michelle Molloy, provides timely tips during this high visibility election time for League leaders to be effective spokespersons, building key messaging and media relations skills into your interviews.
  • This webinar will expand on the basic fundraising training from National Convention to provide an overview of the why’s, who’s, what’s, how’s and when’s of fundraising essentials for local Leagues. We’ll convince you to focus on the most promising source of funds for Leagues – individuals – and give you lots of ideas to ensure success!
  • 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.

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