Like the Our Work section of www.lwv.org, this section of the Member Resources site focus on the programmatic work of the League at all levels. This section will be organized by issue or program area and include issue and study related resources like background papers, toolkits, fact sheets and templates. This area will also contain information on how you and your League can take part in various taskforces, programs or program based pass-through-grants.

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  • New and Updated LWVUS Positions Adopted in 2016
    LWVUS Board and Convention adopted the following positions during the last biennium (2014-2016). Positions on the constitutional amendment process and an update of the Leagues money in politics position were adopted after careful study and consideration by Leagues across the country. Two positions covering redistricting and behavioral health were adopted by consensus at the LWVUS 2016 convention.

94th Anniversary Template

Please use this press template to bring attention to the League's 94th anniversary and the importance of passing the Voting Rights Amendment Act. Tailor it to fit the needs of your League.

Sample Get-Out-The-Vote Email and Phone Scripts

Utilize these sample get-out-the-vote scripts (email and telephone) to customize and send reminders to your social networks, people you’ve helped register, and other contacts. Research shows that sending these reminders are most effective in the final week or few days leading up to Election Day, but it’s a good idea to start planning your outreach now.

A0: Overview of Key Agencies Supporting and Regulating Food and Agriculture

The first in a series of background papers produced by the LWV Agriculture Update Taskforce. These papers are intended to be used to help educate and inform League members in Agriculture Update Study. This paper is a short overview of subjects categories covered by the background papers.

A1: United States Department of Agriculture

This is the first in a series of background papers, not including the overview. This paper discuss the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and its agencies. The paper is a product of the Agriculture Update Committee.

A2: USDA’s Role in American Nutrition

This is the second in a series of Agency background papers for the Agriculture Update (not including the overview). This paper discuss the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and it's role in American nutrition. The paper is a product of the Agriculture Update Committee.