We are a non-partisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in all levels of government, works to increase understanding of major policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
In case you missed it, here’s the recording of our fundraising event, In League With Young Voters! A huge thank you to our youth panelists and Kelly Beadle from Center…Read More
In case you missed it, click below for the video of our Civic Buzz on the topic of the Minneapolis 2040 Plan. We presented a 2040 Plan overview, with an in-depth focus on housing. Our speakers were Sarah Berke, Sam Rockwell and Jamar Hardy.Read More
Our Rich History
100 years and counting
League of Women Voters has a 100-year history of striving to make democracy work for all citizens. Its roots are in thesuffragist movement, but it quickly moved from the enfranchisement of women to take on the issues of the day – always in a non-partisan framework supported by volunteers.
Much has changed since 1919. LWV is inclusive of all gender identities, and non-citizens. The goals of supporting goodgovernment have remained the same, however. We invite youto explore League in its decade-by-decade work to promote civic engagement and strong communities.
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Join @LWVStPaul on Thursday 3/11 for this Civics Refresher event! Empowering citizens of all ages to participate in #democracy. Special guest is Matthew Filner, Professor of Political Science at Metropolitan State University. More info here: https://t.co/YO5aLNsj9n #civics
Black femme leaders in Minneapolis! #BlackHerstory
Josie Johnson is a staple in the MN #civilrights movement. She pushed a fair housing bill in 1962, always advocating for housing equity, & was the first Black person on the UMN Board of Regents. #blackhistorymonth #herstory https://t.co/dsgGtjl5UF