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

Vulnerable Elders Face Scare Not Care

In 2017, the Star Tribune published a five-part special report, Left To Suffer. It stated that each year hundreds of Minnesotans are beaten, sexually assaulted or robbed in senior care facilities. These cases are seldom investigated and families of victims are left in the dark about what happened. The Minnesota State Department of Health (DOH)…
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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 – November 2018

In this month’s issue: November’s Topic – Civics Education, School Board Candidate Forum, Neighborhood Election Training, October Civic Buzz Recap, Spotlight on Sally Sawyer, Amazon Smile, and more… The November Voter Newsletter
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The Voter Newsletter – October 2018

In this month’s issue: Hennepin County Governance 101 – Discussion for members in October, Recap of September’s Civic Buzz on Sexual Assault and Policing, Election Night Project, We the People television program. The October 2018 Voter.
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We, the People

LWVMpls member Joan Higinbotham hosts a monthly half hour program, We the People, which airs on the Minneapolis Telecommunications Network, Channel 16 on Tuesdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 7:00 AM. Watch as she interviews experts on a new topic each month.  Find the latest program and some of the past interviews on this LWVMpls website…
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School Board Candidate Forum

Curious about what’s in store for Minneapolis Public Schools? Have your questions answered and hear the views of candidates for the School Board on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. at South High School, 3131 19th Ave. So.  Candidates running at-large and those from districts 1, 3, and 5 have been invited.…
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