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

Neighborhoods 2020

Curious about the future of Minneapolis neighborhood organizations? Since 2015, Minneapolis Neighborhood Organizations and the City of Minneapolis have been preparing for funding changes expected in 2020. The City is in the final stages of many years of discussions, reports, outreach, and feedback. They recently passed the Neighborhoods 2020 Framework and in September 2019, contracted with…
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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 – January/February 2020

Please Note: The Voter will be issued four times a year instead of eight as in the past. In this month’s issue: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary From the Co-President Anita Newhouse Member Spotlight New Office Coordinator Neighborhood Elections We the People The January/February 2020 Voter. 
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The Voter Newsletter – November 2019

In this month’s issue: November/December discussion topic: Medical Aid in Dying, Co-President Alice Moormann’s reflections, Member Spotlight: Angela Williams, Minneapolis Elections Open House, October Civic Buzz Recap, Parks Committee Update, and more. The November 2019 Voter.
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New Date! LWVMpls Program Planning

Program Planning Rescheduled.  Join us Saturday, February 8th from 8:30 am to noon at Lake Harriet United Methodist Church. David Rubedor, Director of Neighborhood and Community Relations and Casey Joe Carl, City Clerk and Clerk of Council for the City of Minneapolis kick off the meeting. Learn how you can be involved in the 2020 census…
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Alice Moormann – CEHD Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

Winners of the 2019 U of Mn’s College of Education and Human Development Distinguished Alumni Awards were recently announced and LWVMpls’ own Alice Moormann is among them.  “The award honors CEHD alumni who have excelled in their fields and contributed greatly to their communities. Award recipients belong to a wide range of academic disciplines and…
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