Curious about what’s in store for Minneapolis Public Schools? Have your questions answered and hear the views of candidates for the School Board on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. at South High School, 3131 19th Ave. So.  Candidates running at-large and those from districts 1, 3, and 5 have been invited.…

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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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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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LWVMpls members and friends met on June 7 at the Folwell Park Recreation Center. Mayor Jacob Frey, shared how his vision for the city is evolving in these early months of his term and took questions from those attending. The Bess Mlnarik award was presented to Jennifer Johnson and 50 year members were acknowledged. After…

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Access info from the Voter Information drop-down menu above and watch this video from How to Vote in Every State to get ready for elections this year. August 14 is the Minneapolis primary election and November 6 the general election. Make sure you are registered and ready when you get to your polling place.

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Council of Metropolitan Area Leagues of Women Voters (CMAL) Save the dates in February 2018! CMAL is co-sponsoring two events (with Golden Valley LWV and LWV of Crystal/New Hope/East Plymouth) about current issues surrounding the Metropolitan Council. “The Ideas Behind Development of the Metropolitan Council” Thursday,  February  8, 2018  7:00 p.m. Golden Valley Historical Society…

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The Department of Justice identified the Twin Cities as one of the nation’s 15 largest centers for child sex trafficking—a vast majority girls. Instances of human and sex trafficking are believed to increase around large events like Super Bowl, being held February 4 2018 in Minneapolis.

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LWVMpls partnered with the Minneapolis Parks Foundation, Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership and the Trust for Public Land to get feedback from Park Board candidates on a number of issues before the November 2017 election.

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It’s back! So many of us value this totable, printed calendar with its lively covers, large squares to jot down our busy schedules and handy lists of government contacts. Order several now for family and friends. Reduced prices for early orders end October 15.

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Washington, DC – League of Women Voters president Chris Carson issued the following statement following the horrific acts by white supremacists in Virginia this weekend: “Yesterday the world watched in horror as white supremacists gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia. There is no place for hatred and violence in our democracy and all leaders must condemn these acts of domestic terrorism.…

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