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EMPOWERING VOTERS * DEFENDING DEMOCRACY

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

The League of Women Voters supports PROMOTE the VOTE, the statewide campaign to make voting more accessible for all Americans and to pass a Voting Rights Amendment to the Michigan Constitution. For more information go to http://www.promotethevotemi.com or to the LWVMI website.

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LWVLA Annual Meeting,5/15/19,
This set of slides on the impacts of term limits in Michigan was presented to members of the League of Women Voters of the Lansing Area by Dr. Marjorie Sarbaugh Thompson, political science professor from Wayne State University. IMPACTS OF TERM LIMITS IN MICHIGAN

VOTER SERVICE - Educating Michigan Voters

- Changes in Voter Registration Requirements

Environmental Committee - Join us on the path to a lighter carbon footprint, one step at a time...

The ACLU of Michigan filed a brief today urging the Michigan Supreme Court to reject the legislature's attempt to undermine the will of the voters by removing citizen-led proposals from the ballot through an anti-democratic maneuver known as "adopt and amend."
Amicus Brief doc.1 Amicus Brief doc.2 Amicus Brief doc.3

The Michigan Supreme Court hosted an event to raise the suffrage flag on Friday, June 14th (Flag Day) to commemorate Michigan passing the right to vote for women in Michigan 100 years ago.




Thanks to all who participated in "Handmaid's Tale: Abortion Ban Protest", Saturday, June 22nd



LWV Lake Michigan Region News

UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • July 24, Michigan Hall of Justice program & tour with docent. July 24 -- Michigan Hall of Justice program & tour with docent, 11 am - 12:30 pm., 925 W. Ottawa, Lansing. See Event Flyers for more information.

  • August 6th, LWVLA Board Meeting. August 6th, 6pm, to be held at 5151 Marsh Road, Okemos (Entrance to parking lots is on Central Park Drive, behind fire station)

  • August 26th, LWVLA Luncheon - Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth Clement. Monday, August 26 Women's Equality Day Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth Clement. 11:30 am - 1pm. (Lunch event) Location Hall of Fame Cafe. Reservation required: RSVP to elainedifilwvl@gmail.com

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