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

Sexual Assault and Policing; Continuing the Conversation

As a follow up to this summer’s Star Tribune series, Denied Justice: When Rape is Reported but Nothing Happens, we have invited Teri McLaughlin, Executive Director of Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA), her colleague Jude Foster and a representative from the Sexual Violence Center to speak at September’s Civic Buzz. Our three speakers bring legislative, […]
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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 – May 2018

In this month’s issue: Immigration – Minneapolis: A Sanctuary City? President’s Letter, Park Board Honors LWVMpls, Bonus Buzz on Minneapolis 2040 Plan, Annual Meeting Details, April Civic Buzz Recap: Omnibus Bills, Voter Service Program Notes. The May Voter Newsletter
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The Voter Newsletter – April 2018

In this month’s issue: Omnibus Bills – Democracy in Action? Special Message from Canan Karatekin and the Program Committee Mapping Prejudice Recap Nominations Committee Request Remembering Judy Farmer The April 2018 Voter.      
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Next Generation Voter Contributes to Site

LWVMpls received great feedback from a teacher and student about our Voter Information on this site. The young researcher also suggested we add information that she found useful from Ohio University on Kid’s Guide to the US Government. We are happy to oblige and hope teachers and students continue to send us feedback and suggestions.
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LWVMpls Comments on 2040 Plan

The LWVMpls feedback regarding the housing section of the 2040 Minneapolis Comprehensive Plan draft has been posted as an addendum to May’s Bonus Buzz.  It was approved by the Board of Directors at their May 16th meeting.
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