A non-partisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in all levels of government, especially at the local Minneapolis level.

Reawakening of the Sanctuary Movement

Sanctuary Protections, ICE & Immigration Speaker John Keller Executive Director Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota Come and hear, discuss the idea of Sanctuary protections for immigrants that are increasingly at risk of arrest, detention and deportation under the new Administration. Minnesota has seen the 3rd highest increase in ICE arrests during the first year of this […]
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The Civic Buzz meets the first Tuesday of each month, with new topics and speaker, followed by discussion. 5:30-7:30pm. at the Black Forest Inn, Minneapolis. Click here for previous Civic Buzz programs including video for many of many of our past programs, courtesy of The Uptake.

The Voter Newsletter – April 2018

In this month’s issue: Omnibus Bills – Democracy in Action? Special Message from Canan Karatekin and the Program Committee Mapping Prejudice Recap Nominations Committee Request Remembering Judy Farmer The April 2018 Voter.      
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The Voter Newsletter – March 2018

In this month’s issue: Mapping Prejudice Project Tracks Racism in Housing, We shine a spotlight on 50 year member Margit Berg, Highlights of Superintendent of Mpls Schools, Ed Graff’s talk at Program Planning, A Summary of Program Planning, Nominations for Bess Mlnarik Award needed, President’s column and more. The March 2018 Voter
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BONUS BUZZ -Minneapolis 2040

New City Plan Attempts to Create the Future. Minneapolis has just released a 20 year draft comprehensive plan affecting all its public policies from health, transportation, parks, jobs, land use and housing.  State law requires all metro area cities to produce comprehensive plans every ten years in order to achieve orderly and coordinated growth.  Citizens […]
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Get Ready to Vote

Access info from the Voter Information drop-down menu above and watch this video from How to Vote in Every State to get ready for elections this year. August 14 is the Minneapolis primary election and November 6 the general election. Make sure you are registered and ready when you get to your polling place.
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Upcoming Events

LWVMinneapolis on Twitter

2 days ago
Join us in May at our BONUS BUZZ where we will discuss the housing portion of the DRAFT Minneapolis 2040 Plan. So many possibilities to address the housing issues in our community. https://t.co/dPs1qbiy5c
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There will be a lot on the ballot this coming November and we will continue to try to present all the ways you can get to know the candidates and the issues. https://t.co/UgvsMGL1sk
3 days ago
As we continue to look at different ways that higher levels of government seek to control the actions of other governmental bodies we thought you might want to know about this bill that would penalize cities and counties that help immigrants fight... https://t.co/Rj1YLj2jce