Posts by Katie
RCV… Easy as one, two, three!
The fourth in a series of articles about the 2021 Municipal Elections brought to you by the League of Women Voters Minneapolis. Minneapolis residents can say goodbye to voting for…Read More
LGBTQ+ History of Minneapolis Highlights
Minneapolis has been at the forefront of progressive gender politics for more than fifty years. The city holds the largest annual free gay pride event in the United States, and…Read More
Derek Chauvin Sentenced to 22 1/2 years
Former Minneapolis police Office Derek Chauvin received a sentence yesterday of 22 ½ years for the murder of George Floyd. LWVMpls stands with the community in our appreciation for the…Read More
Vote, Then Take a Hike.
When did you last enjoy a park? Did you have a picnic? Did you watch a little league game or take a knitting class? Minneapolis parks offer any activities a creative mind can imagine.Read More
The Voter, Summer 2021 Issue
Interested in what we’ve been doing over the past few months? We just published our Summer issue of The Voter, take a look! Click here to read The VoterRead More
Reimagining Public Safety Website is Online!
Want to understand the issues impacting the transformation of the Minneapolis Police Department? Visit our new website now.Read More
Reimagining Public Safety Position Discussion Webinar
In case you missed it, here’s the all-league Reimagining Public Safety position discussion webinar that took place on Thursday, May 27, 2021.Read More
On the anniversary of George Floyd’s death
One year ago today, George Floyd’s death shook the world — then changed the world. May 25, 2020 is “a date that will live in infamy.” We witnessed the murder…Read More
JUST PUBLISHED! Reimagining Public Safety Study
Public safety is a critical issue to Minneapolis residents. And in the November elections, public safety will be a ballot issue as we make decisions on amendments and candidates who will shape this evolving landscape. We have created a study that provides history, context, insight into reform activity needed and currently underway, an overview of the roles and players in the public safety landscape, and tips for your personal engagement.Read More
Why should you care about city elections?
Voting for the mayoral and city council seats is happening this year on November 2. If your concern is safety, policing, and civil rights, your interests are even more relevant this year.Read More