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

No Civic Buzz July or August

LWVMpls will continue the popular and informative Civic Buzz events this fall. Please use July and August to celebrate Independence Day,  Women’s Equality Day (August 26), and rest up for a very busy election season. We encourage our members and friends to volunteer to register voters, work for candidates of your choice and participate in […]
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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 – May 2018

In this month’s issue: Immigration – Minneapolis: A Sanctuary City? President’s Letter, Park Board Honors LWVMpls, Bonus Buzz on Minneapolis 2040 Plan, Annual Meeting Details, April Civic Buzz Recap: Omnibus Bills, Voter Service Program Notes. The May Voter Newsletter
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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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LWVMpls Comments on 2040 Plan

The LWVMpls feedback regarding the housing section of the 2040 Minneapolis Comprehensive Plan draft has been posted as an addendum to May’s Bonus Buzz.  It was approved by the Board of Directors at their May 16th meeting.
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Annual Meeting: Opportunity for Learning and Celebration

LWVMpls members and friends met on June 7 at the Folwell Park Recreation Center. Mayor Jacob Frey, shared how his vision for the city is evolving in these early months of his term and took questions from those attending. The Bess Mlnarik award was presented to Jennifer Johnson and 50 year members were acknowledged. After […]
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