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Voices of the League

 Blog Round-up

 MARCH 2015

League of Women Voters


Spotlight on:

6 Ways the League of Women Voters Has Impacted Your Life

8 Throwback Pictures of Empowering Voters -— Then & Now!

By: Renee Davidson
03/11/2015

See how the League of Women Voters has helped educate and empower voters — past and present!

95 Years of Making Democracy WorkLooking Back, Moving Forward: Former LWVUS Presidents Reflect on 95 Years of Making Democracy Work

By: Stephanie Drahan
03/27/2015

To mark Women's History Month and to reflect on the League's history, we recently spoke with some of our former presidents to hear about their best memories as well as their vision for the future of the League of Women Voters.

Cheryl Graeve, far left, with other League staff and volunteersMeet the League: Cheryl Graeve

By: Renee Davidson
03/26/2015

I fundamentally believe in democracy and the power of people uniting to create better, more just communities.

Voter photo identification IS NOT required at the Wisconsin polls on April 7US Supreme Court Chooses Not to Address Wisconsin Voter Photo ID Law

By: Tim O'Brien
03/25/2015

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a big blow to voters in Wisconsin by refusing to hear a challenge to the state's voter photo ID law. The Court's denial puts at risk the voting rights of over 300,000 eligible voters.

Celebrating Women's History Month — Take the League Quiz

By: Elisabeth MacNamara
03/23/2015

The League is proud to celebrate Women's History Month and to celebrate a little of our own history, 95 years after our founding. How well do you know the League's impact on Americans' lives? Test your knowledge and learn more about just a few of the League's great accomplishments over the past 95 years!

Honoring the Female Justices of the Supreme Court for Women's History Month

By: Nancy Tate
03/19/2015

As a part of Women's History Month, I was thrilled to join a special event in honor of the four women who have served as members of the United States Supreme Court.

Delegates at the Commission on the Status of WomenLeague Delegates Attend the Commission on the Status of Women

By: Rosalee Keech
03/18/2015

Over the course of a week, more than 9,000 delegates from 1,100 non-governmental organizations joined with delegates from United Nations member states for the 59th annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59). Amongst those delegates, were representatives from the League of Women Voters.

Carrie Chapman Catt and Maud Wood Park with early members of the League of Women VotersCarrie Chapman Catt's Utopia: the League of Women Voters

By: Elisabeth MacNamara
03/13/2015

The League is not only a direct outgrowth of the movement that secured women's ability to participate in the American electoral process, it is also the product of early 20th Century progressive thinking that trusted facts and managerial expertise as a means to reform corrupt government institutions.

Renee DavidsonMeet the League: Renee Davidson

By: Renee Davidson
03/12/2015

"We've come a long way, but today's voting restrictions make it clear that there is still much to be done, and the League's work remains vital."

A New Class of Shur Fellows to Strengthen the League for the Future

By: Shauneen Grout
03/12/2015

The Shur Fellow training focused on how to equip Leagues to tackle the challenges of the changing landscape of the civic environment to ensure that the League remains at the forefront of the fight to protect our democracy.

Grace PalmerVoting as a Dual Citizen

By: Grace Palmer
03/12/2015

As a citizen of both the U.S. and the U.K., I believe it is important to be politically engaged in both of the countries that I call home.

8 Throwback Pictures of Empowering Voters — Then & Now!

By: Renee Davidson
03/11/2015

Hold your mouse over the images to see how the League of Women Voters has helped educate and empower voters — past and present!

Nationwide Assaults on Voting Rights Continue amongst Some Wins Nationwide Assaults on Voting Rights Continue amongst Some Wins

By: Tim O'Brien
03/02/2015

Two months into the 2015 State Legislative sessions and we have seen a groundswell of assaults on voters in many states.

Using State Constitutions to Fight Voter Discrimination LawsUsing State Constitutions to Fight Voter Discrimination Laws

By: Brenda Rogers
03/02/2015

The League of Women Voters of North Carolina is challenging the state's voter photo ID requirement in state court under the North Carolina state constitution.

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