95 Years of Making Democracy Work

To mark Women’s History Month and to reflect on the League’s history, we recently spoke with some of our former presidents to hear about their best memories as well as their vision for the future of the League of Women Voters.

Cheryl Graeve, far left, with other League staff

I fundamentally believe in democracy and the power of people uniting to create better, more just communities.

Voter photo identification IS NOT required at the Wisconsin polls on April 7

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a big blow to voters in Wisconsin by refusing to hear a challenge to the state’s voter photo ID law. The Court’s denial puts at risk the voting rights of over 300,000 eligible voters.

Test Your League Knowledge

The League is proud to celebrate Women’s History Month and to celebrate a little of our own history, 95 years after our founding. How well do you know the League’s impact on Americans’ lives? Test your knowledge and learn more about just a few of the League’s great accomplishments over the past 95 years!

Justices Kagan, Sotomayor and Ginsburg with Nancy Pelosi and Cathy McMorris Rodgers

As a part of Women’s History Month, I was thrilled to join a special event in honor of the four women who have served as members of the United States Supreme Court.

Delegates at the Commission on the Status of Women

Over the course of a week, more than 9,000 delegates from 1,100 non-governmental organizations joined with delegates from United Nations member states for the 59th annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59). Amongst those delegates, were representatives from the League of Women Voters.