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

Urban Food Deserts and Affordable Healthy Foods

The Twin Cities Mobile Market: What, Where and How  Cities Mobile Market brings affordable healthy foods directly to urban residents at below-market rates. Our speaker, Leah Porter, developed this program to address healthy eating, food preparation and transportation issues.  Find out how it works and what the next steps might be. Hundreds of thousands live […]
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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.

The Voter Newsletter – May 2017

In this month’s issue: May topic:  Redistricting -Time for Reform CMAL: Public Health Emergencies Duchess Harris Speaker at Annual Meeting Acting Up, Civic Buzz Politics of the Personal Donors, Volunteers, New Members The May Voter newsletter.
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Annual Meeting

Timely Speaker at Annual Meeting If you’ve heard Duchess Harris at a library, church or public forum, you know why she is a highly sought after speaker on civic concerns, civil rights and black women mathematicians at NASA. We sought her, too, and on June 14, the author and professor brings her insight and compelling points of discussion to the League of Women Voters Minneapolis’ Annual Meeting.
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Public Health Emergencies Can Happen

Public health emergencies often happen without warning – think tornados, avian flu, anthrax scares, nuclear plant accidents, hazardous materials spills. Local and state responders need to be ready to act on very short notice, and in a well-organized fashion. At the March meeting of the Council of Metropolitan Leagues (CMAL), attendees heard how the complex […]
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