Making Democracy Work

Making Democracy Work

MISSION STATEMENT

The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Core Values Statement

Diversity shall be integrated into every aspect of the League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette with the outcome to be the inclusion of all women and men, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or gender identity in its entire operation. (Approved November 2015)


Save the Date! January 17, 2018
LEAGUE AT THE STATE HOUSE

Details to come.



December 7th Seminar is a Can't Miss Event
Still a few days left to register for the Common Cause Indiana Good Government Seminar co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Indiana. The panel is top notch, featuring Paul E. Smith of the Campaign Legal Center. Mr. Smith was the lead attorney in Gill v. Whitford, the landmark partisan redistricting litigation that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the most important case to come before the Court this year.

The seminar is held in the House Chambers at the Indiana State House and will be from 11:30 - 1:30 on December 7th. You can register here

See details here for these and catch up on more Redistricting efforts.


PLAY THE REDISTRICTING GAME AND FIND OUT HOW MAPS ARE DRAWN.


The LWVUS Impact on Issus is now available.
Learn more about the League with the latest national positions and history of action. Click the graphic for more.

LWVGL MIX & MINGLE
Check out League Activities for photos

Join us every fourth Wednesday
5:30-6:30pm
Sgt. Prestons
6 2nd Street
Lafayette, IN 47906



November AND December 2017
Mix & Mingle are CANCELED due to the holidays.

We will resume January 24th, 2018!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

LEAGUE LINK LUNCH
Check out League Activities for photos

Join us every second Thursday
noon- 1pm
Lafayette Brewing Company(LBC)
622 Main Street
Lafayette, IN 47906


LWVIN SPONSORS POLITICALLY SPEAKING ON WNIT

Watch Politically Speaking on PBS Station WNIT, which serves 16 counties in northern Indiana. And be sure to look for LWV Indiana's underwriting spots before and after the program. You can also find just the underwriting spot on the right side of that page.

The program airs Sundays at 2:00pm and Mondays at 3:00pm (EDT). Programs are archived online a few days after the original broadcast.



The 2017 October, November and December issue of the Voter is now available!
It's filled with news, information and upcoming events.
A great read!

DIRECTORY OF GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
The Greater Lafayette League of Women Voters 2017 Directory of Government Officials is available online. This publication contains contact information for elected and appointed officials and commissions for Tippecanoe County, Lafayette, West Lafayette, Battle Ground, Clarks Hill, Dayton and Shadeland. Copies of the directory are available in many community locations.


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The League of Women Voters Education Fund

The League of Women Voters Education Fund conducts voter service and citizen education activities. It is a nonpartisan nonprofit public policy educational organization, which:

  • Builds citizen participation in the democratic process.

  • Studies key community issues at all government levels in an unbiased manner.

  • Enables people to seek positive solutions to public policy issues through education and conflict management.

Donations to the Education Fund, a 501(c)(3)corporation, are fully tax-deductible where allowed by law.