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

What’s Next for Minneapolis Parks: Parks for All

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board has launched its own comprehensive planning process. Parks for All, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Comprehensive Plan, will be taking place through 2020 to set the priorities and policy direction for the next decade of Minneapolis Parks.  Project Manager Carrie Christensen will tell us about the major issues…
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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.

TheVoter Newsletter – May 2019

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 Voter
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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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Josie Johnson-Keynote at Annual Meeting

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 will speak to members and friends at the upcoming Annual Meeting, June 11. Ms. Johnson has written a new memoir, Hope in the Struggle and will share her thoughts with us…
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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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LWVMinneapolis on Twitter

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