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

CIVIC BUZZ RESUMES TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3rd

Here’s another opportunity to examine the issues of ‘Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’. We will listen to Carol Anderson, via video, discuss her New York Times best seller “White Rage,” followed by a short discussion led by Dyan Venters and Anne McLaughlin. Professor Anderson is the Charles Howard Candler Professor and Chair of African American studies at…
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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.

TheVoter Newsletter – May 2019

In this month’s issue: Urban/rural struggle for a sustainable future, Annual meeting speaker Josie Johnson, President’s letter and reading recommendations on suffrage, Civic Buzz recap, Water Day a success, New Voter assignment editor needed New LWVMpls office and more… The May 2019 Voter
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The Voter Newsletter – April 2019

In this month’s issue: Racial Equity topic, LWVMpls has moved! President’s message, March Civic Buzz recap, New member profile, Day at the Capitol recap, Naturalization Ceremony, and more. The April Voter.
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Mark Your Calendars for 19th Amendment Centennial

Let’s celebrate! Many events are coming up to honor the 100 year anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving most women the right to vote. Save September 8th for Minnesota Women’s Suffrage Day at the State Capitol. The City of Minneapolis Elections Department is getting into the spirit with an Open House on October 4th featuring…
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Josie Johnson-Keynote at Annual Meeting

Civil rights leader, former acting director of the Minneapolis Urban League, University vice president and provost, and first Black Regent at the University of Minnesota spoke to members and friends at the Annual Meeting, June 11. Thanks to The Uptake we have video of Dr. Johnson’s wonderful speech. Ms. Johnson has written a new memoir, Hope in the…
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