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

Vulnerable Elders Face Scare Not Care

In 2017, the Star Tribune published a five-part special report, Left To Suffer. It stated that each year hundreds of Minnesotans are beaten, sexually assaulted or robbed in senior care facilities. These cases are seldom investigated and families of victims are left in the dark about what happened. The Minnesota State Department of Health (DOH)…
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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 – November 2018

In this month’s issue: November’s Topic – Civics Education, School Board Candidate Forum, Neighborhood Election Training, October Civic Buzz Recap, Spotlight on Sally Sawyer, Amazon Smile, and more… The November Voter Newsletter
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The Voter Newsletter – October 2018

In this month’s issue: Hennepin County Governance 101 – Discussion for members in October, Recap of September’s Civic Buzz on Sexual Assault and Policing, Election Night Project, We the People television program. The October 2018 Voter.
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Give to the Max; Support Democracy

Impressed with the work of LWVMpls and the increased voter turnout in the election? Did you appreciate early voting options so you could perform your civic duty and move on with the rest of your busy life? Now is your chance to support your favorite non-profit and beat the rush on Give to the Max…
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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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LWVMinneapolis on Twitter

Tomorrow is Give to the Max Day in MN and LWVMpls needs your help. Our 2018 election season went well:
- over 275 newly trained volunteers,
- almost 400 volunteers staffed 126 voter events
-800+ new registrations
-6... https://t.co/W90kDztvNC

The recycling we do in our homes is no less an important civic engagement we choose to do for the benefit of the whole community than the work we do to engage and activate voters-doing it correctly matters! https://t.co/FYJCaFrNZv

IT'S ALMOST HERE! While training materials, data entry and "Please Vote" stickers are not terribly exciting, they are all vital to voter engagement and just a few of the costs involved in efforts to GOTV like the one... https://t.co/GIFPRw2i2a