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