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.
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.
LWVUS is seeking individuals to serve as off-board members of the organization's governing committees. Five committees have openings. Please follow the links below to read each of the committee's charters to better understand the work of each committee and what skills sets are require. Individuals interested should complete this online application.
The following materials were part of the “From Study to Action” session at the 2016 LWVUS Convention.
An outline of court cases and legislative action in the states through 2015, compiled by the LWVUS Redistricting Task Force.
A Redistricting Power Point created by the LWVUS Redistricting Task Force that outlines the Basics, the Court and the League.
Use this new Toolkit to learn about establishing and building a successful election observer program in your state. Included in the toolkit is everything you will need to build election observer programs that build the League, protect voters and provide valuable data to advocate for future reform.
Following the April 1-2 meeting, the League of Women Voters board announced a new position on Money in Politics.
In collaboration with some wonderful League volunteers from Maryland, LWVEF has again asked the candidates running for President to provide answers to some of the most pressing public policy questions. Those candidates that meet LWVEF’s criteria have been invited to participate in this activity. Their answers and photos as well as information regarding how to utilize their answers and other information is available here. Please read through the rules to utilize this information carefully
Draft social media content and images for Leagues to use around the presidential primaries and throughout the 2016 election season.