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

Urban/Rural Struggle for a Sustainable Future

Amanda Babcock Policy Program Organizer for state policy, Land Stewardship Project, will give us a systems-based description of the connections between food access, sustainable farming and resilient, racially just communities. Farmer Advocate Dan Hinz from the MN Department of Agriculture will provide a boots-on-the-ground report of the struggles Minnesota farmers are facing as we approach…
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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 – 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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The Voter Newsletter – March 2019

In this month’s issue: Affordable Housing in Minneapolis, President’s Message, A Day on the Hill, 2019 Program Planning Recap, Bess Mlnarik Nominations, February Civic Buzz Recap, March Civic Buzz, Centennial Planning New Member Spotlight: Solveig Beckel, Unit Meetings, Donors, Volunteers, New Members. The March Voter.
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Water Action Day – April 10

The MN Environmental Partnership (MEP) is organizing the third annual Water Action Day at Minnesota Legislature. LWVMN is a member of MEP along with Friends of the Mississippi River, Save the Boundary Waters, Audubon Society and many more groups. More than 700 people attended last year! During program planning, public discussions, and unit meetings it is…
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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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Twin Cities Mobile Market, a project of the Wilder Foundation, was a 2018 LWVMpls voter engagement partner and a past presenter at Civic Buzz. TC Mobile Market addresses the existence of food deserts in the TC Metro... https://t.co/0jndQSizkM

CW: political and physical violence, racial slurs

Since 9/11 federal prosecutors have applied anti-terrorism laws against 34 right-wing extremists compared to more than 500 international terrorism defendants.

“Terrorism is considered the most... https://t.co/84mY9QGPpR