• The finalists for the Community Connection Power the Vote Award really stepped up their community involvement efforts by partnering with other groups and reaching out to engage those who are underrepresented in our democracy.  The Leagues took up activities and highlighted issues that directly affect people in these communities in order to engage them and increase their civic participation. 

    We received so many excellent applications this year and we want to thank and commend all Leagues for their outstanding and innovative program work.  The finalists stood out for their efforts in this award area.  Please read about their projects below and use the grid to rank them in order of your favorite project.

    Winners will be announced at the 2012 Convention at the Banquet on June 11, 2012. 

  • The finalists for the High-Impact Online Engagement Power the Vote Award effectively showcased their use of social networking platforms to emphasize their work around the League of Women Voters’ priority issues, including  this year’s voters’ service and community involvement work.  Their efforts demonstrate the power of using social platforms to reach a greater audience, increase League visibility and engage more of the public in the League’s priority activities. 

    We received so many excellent applications this year and we want to thank and commend all Leagues for their outstanding and innovative program work.  The finalists stood out for their efforts in this award area.  Please read about their projects below and use the grid to rank them in order of your favorite project.

    Winners will be announced at the 2012 Convention at the Banquet on June 11, 2012.