• A special video produced for 2012 National Convention to honor the volunteer state and national coaches who help make the Membership and Leadership Development (MLD) program successful! This program trains our leaders and supports them through a network of state and national volunteer coaches and has helped produce growing Leagues.

  • Time is running out to register to vote so the League of Women Voters Education Fund is currently running online ads in targeted states to drive potential voters to VOTE411.org and its voter registration tool. If you’re interested in running this ad in your community, please contact Shauneen Grout.


     

  • VOTE411.org has a new widget! The widget comes in two versions, both are available for your use. Both logos have a width of 202 px and a height of 288. Simple installation code is available for download. Also available is a new QR code for use on promotional materials to direct users to VOTE411.org

  • Northwest Public Radio reported on the League of Women Voters of Pullman's judicial diversity panel discussion at Washington State University on June 2, 2012.  On hand were judges and justices from around the state, including Judge Cameron Mitchell of the Benton-Franklin Superior Court, who said minority groups don’t always feel like they’re part of the judicial system.

    Listen to Judge Mitchell below: 

  • On Thursday, May 24th, we launched a radio ad campaign urging Senator Lamar Alexander, Senator Bob Corker, Senator Susan Collins and Senator Olympia Snowe to step up and lead on the vital issue of disclosure and campaign finance reform. The ad, “Flood of Money,” encourages the Senators to help bring sunshine and disclosure to the secret money pouring into American elections.

  • A Special Program Celebrating 90 Years of Making Democracy Work:  A History of Change. A Future of Hope

  • The UN held a day long conference April 3, 2012 on fighting human trafficking.  Of special interest were expert panelists representing the UN, business, academia and the media.  The League's UN Observers were there and was the only NGO that was invited to make a statement, "Thank you for the opportunity to speak.  I'd like to echo the comments of Prof.

  • Zaida Arguedas, Deputy Executive Director, speaks about the Role of Women as Activists, March 10, 2012.

  • Two interviews on terrorism were conducted by Xandra Kayden (member of the LWVUS Board from 2001 to 2008) with Brian Michael Jenkins in Los Angeles in August of 2008.  They are part of the “Strategies for a Secure World” program that encouraged Leagues to educate themselves and their communities about why we are under attack, how terrorism has changed, and to begin thinking about what kinds of policies will be required to defeat terrorism in the long-run.

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