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

Mapping Prejudice: Examining the Complex Legacies of Racist Housing Policies

Restrictions, known as racial covenants or racially-restrictive deeds, were used in most American cities before 1968 to prevent people who were not white from buying or occupying property. The Mapping Prejudice Project is working to identify and map racial restrictions buried in historic Minneapolis property deeds. Our speakers, Kirsten Delegard, Penny Peterson and Kevin Ehrman-Solberg will present […]
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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 – February 2018

In this month’s issue: Program Planning, President Sandy Hull’s call to action for volunteers, Candidate Forums, Spotlight on Gwen Myers, Recap of January’s Civic Buzz on Preventing Gun Violence. February 2018 Voter Newsletter  
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The Voter Newsletter – Dec/Jan 2018

In this month’s issue: New Year-New Gun Laws? (with links to news coverage for further research & unit meetings), Gun Violence Prevention Workshop, Hear from LWVMpls President, Sandy Hull, Sex Trafficking Forum, Election Night and Civic Buzz Recaps, Farewell to Bonnie Turrentine and Virginia Morse, Program Planning Moves to February, Thank you Julia Wallace.   […]
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CMAL Events in February

Council of Metropolitan Area Leagues of Women Voters (CMAL) Save the dates in February 2018! CMAL is co-sponsoring two events (with Golden Valley LWV and LWV of Crystal/New Hope/East Plymouth) about current issues surrounding the Metropolitan Council. “The Ideas Behind Development of the Metropolitan Council” Thursday,  February  8, 2018  7:00 p.m. Golden Valley Historical Society […]
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Program Planning in February!

LWVMpls Program Planning Meeting Saturday, February 10, 9:00-12:00 Mayflower Church, 106 E Diamond Lake Rd Each year LWVMpls takes time to look at current issues to plan what it is we need to watch, look into, or study to be informed citizens. As a bonus this year, Superintendent of Minneapolis Schools Ed Graf is our guest speaker. […]
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Upcoming Events

  • February 19, 2018  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    NO Unit 48 Meeting / Discussion

    LWVMpls will be holding a Program Planning meeting in February so no Unit meetings will be held.

  • February 20, 2018
    MN Legislature will reconvene

  • February 20, 2018  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    NO Unit 53 Meeting / Discussion

    LWVMpls will be holding a Program Planning meeting in February so no Unit meetings will be held.

  • February 21, 2018  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    NO Unit 25/29 Meeting / Discussion

    LWVMpls will be holding a Program Planning meeting in February so no Unit meetings will be held.

  • February 21, 2018  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Board of Directors LWVMpls

    LWVMinneapolis Office, 2801 - 21st Ave So, Suite 250, Minneapolis, MN 55407

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