By Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins and Margaret Hawkins Hill

In May 2011 Deputy Executive Director Zaida Arguedas traveled to Tunisia at the invitation of a group of concerned women. The goals of the visit were to meet the stakeholders concerned and interested in actively engaged in activities to promote democracy in Tunisia. During the visit Zaida Arguedas was introduced to some of the potential association partners and completed a series of workshops and discussions with the founders, board members and experts to learn from the experiences of the League both in the United States and abroad.

League President Elisabeth MacNamara sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging them to oppose HR 672, which would terminate the Election Assistance Commission and transfer some of its functions to the Federal Election Commission.

2010 Annual Report
The 2010 Annual Report of the League of Women Voters of the United States and its Education Fund provides a financial report on the fiscal year of July 1, 2009 -June 30, 2010.

League President Elisabeth MacNamara sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging members to oppose HR 672, which would terminate the Election Assistance Commission and transfer some of its functions to the Federal Election Commission.

The League was thrilled to share its year-long 90th Anniversary celebration with its valued partners around the world by holding a series of events celebrating and promoting women's leadership, elections, and good governance and transparency. Events began in August, 2010 and concluded in April, 2011.

MUJER, POLITICA Y DEMOCRACIA (WOMEN, POLITICS AND DEMOCRACY) - ARGENTINA - AUGUST 9-11, 2010

The League and and coalition partners sent a letter to Senators urging them to consider a number of important principles as they vote on budget proposals.

The Gender Department of the University of La Havana (Catedra de la Mujer) organized the VIII International Conference "Women in the XXI Century" in La Habana between from May 16-19, 2011. The official opening took place on Monday, May 16 at 2:00 pm in the Aula Magna de la Universidad de la Habana; the work program took place in the Hotel Nacional.

A Massachusetts business leader expressed disappointment in Senator Brown of Massachusetts after his votes in the Senate “that will harm the clean energy engine of economic recovery.”

In two blog posts Climate Campaign Director, Pete Altman, discusses Senator Brown’s votes in the Senate and his reaction the League’s advocacy on the Clean Air Act.

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