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


Minneapolis’ Racial Equity Policy. Our speaker Joy Marsh Stephens, Director, Minneapolis Race and Equity Division, will discuss the history of racism and racial inequity in Minneapolis. While Minneapolis holds a reputation for being a progressive city, it also has a legacy of racism and racial inequity. But what exactly is racial inequity? How does it…
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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 – 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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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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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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This annual rite of spring requires coordination of governance to keep our roads safe and everyone moving along. Whether viewed as a pocketbook issue, a resource management issue or... https://t.co/pzn0HFe0oF

It's that busy time of year when our Nominations committee is busy working to seat our next LWVMpls Board. Due to strong growth in programming and engagement, LWVMpls seeks candidates for the following board... https://t.co/yJ6MpjASgV

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