The Develop Members and Leaders section contains all the tools and resources needed to support your League's efforts to recruit and retain members and to develop those new members into active Leaders.

Success Story: LWV of Moscow Address Poverty Issues in Moscow, Idaho

For 93 years the League of Women Voters has been a force for civic engagement in communities across the country. League volunteers from coast –to-coast are working to make their communities and their government better at every level. As part of National Volunteer Week in April, we heard some truly inspiring stories from Leagues across the country, starting with this story of impact the League of Women Voters of Moscow, Idaho.

Calendaring: A 360 View for 365 Days

In the Membership and Leadership Development (MLD) program, we’re always talking about being intentional when it comes to planning. With new local and state boards settling in to their roles, now is the perfect time to get intentional about planning for the year ahead! Below is a PowerPoint presentation that can help you plan ahead and stick to that plan throughout the year.

Membership Growth in 2012: Highlighting the LWV of Duluth (MN)

2012 was a great year for the League of Women Voters in so many ways not the least of which was the huge success that so many Leagues had in growing their membership. LWVUS wanted to find out what Leagues have been doing to create this success, and we asked them to share some of the ideas and activities that are leading to such great growth. Our second League highlight is the LWV of Duluth, Minnesota.

Annual Meetings that Attract & Energize!

The annual meeting provides local Leagues with lots of opportunities to attract new members, engage the community, celebrate the League's accomplishments, and more. Learn how to make the most of the annual meeting for your League and your community!