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


Although Minneapolis has been growing, there has not been a concurrent growth in affordable housing stock. Between 2000 and 2014, the city is estimated to have lost 11,500 affordable units. Just to keep up with annual population growth production of affordable housing needs to at least triple. The Minneapolis City Council put $40 million 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 – February 2019

In this month’s issue: Metropolitan Council Governance, A Day at the Capitol, 50 Year Members – Ringsrud and Verrett, December Happenings photos, The Rewards of Membership, and more. The February Voter. 
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The Voter Newsletter – December 2018/January 2019

In this issue: Program Planning, From the President, Sandy Hull, Election Night Project review, Get to Know Kathi Marks, Remembering Mary Lou Hill, Voter Service Volunteers and more. The December 2018/January 2019 Voter.
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Annual Program Planning Event

Over 40 members braved the cold and snow to participate in Program Planning,  January 26th.  Karen Moe, Deputy Director of the Neighborhood and Community Relations Department for the City of Minneapolis was the guest speaker. Held annually, program planning is a great opportunity to make your voice heard and hear what others have to say. It’s a…
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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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David Siegel is the executive director of Housing First Minnesota and the president of the Housing Affordability Institute: "What’s clear from the... https://t.co/LEefqAqMdw

Ida-Lorraine Wilderson, Minneapolis civic leader and educator, dies at 86 https://t.co/muh2WIEuvs

Our leaders have provided a rich legacy of environmental stewardship and conservation. https://t.co/VJNL8dh5If