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

A 98 Year Legacy — Defending Democracy

The Celebrating Leadership Awards honors leaders who have demonstrated—through their professional and civic work—a dedication to the values and the goals upon which the League of Women Voters was established in 1920. They have protected the rights of voters, defended worker’s rights and championed youth and community engagement.

We want you to join the League of Women Voters. Everyone is welcome! As a member, you will: have the opportunity to participate in local, state, and national League work; get exclusive civic information you can trust; know that your membership dues add to our grassroots strength and our financial resources.

your voice your vote
Event Date: 
Oct 25 2018 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

The Ebell of Los Angeles

Join us for an engaging and informative evening to discuss the initiatives up for election on November 6.

advocacy local levels
Event Date: 
Jul 28 2018 - 10:00am
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League of Women Voters of Los Angeles

Get the answers you need to be a changemaker in your community!

debateflyer2018
Event Date: 
Jul 23 2018 - 5:00pm
Event location: 

Ronald Deaton Civic Auditorium

The future of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is unclear. Sheriff Jim McDonnell faced two challengers in the primary election and was forced into a runoff by retired LASD Lieutenant Alex Villanueva.

LA on Board
Event Date: 
Jul 14 2018 - 2:00pm
Event location: 

Concert Hall, Musicians Institute

League of Women Voters of Los Angeles Hosts Public Forum on Transit Oriented Development

LA on Board? Transit and Housing Intersections

Event Date: 
Jun 9 2018 - 9:00am
Event location: 

PATH Villas at Del Rey

Come take a tour of the PATH Villas at Del Rey in Mar Vista, a supportive housing community providing affordable housing to individuals who have experienced homelessness and/or disabilities.

Event Date: 
May 17 2018 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Eagle Rock Library

Come hear about the June Ballot measures presented by Mona Field, of the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles.

News

June 5, 2018 Voter Guide for Los Angeles County in English and Spanish. This Voter Guide is provided by the League of Women Voters’ Education Fund. The Education Fund encourages active and informed participation in government and increased understanding of public policy through education.

Event Date: 
May 26 2018 - 1:00pm
Event location: 

Platt Branch Library

In preparation for voting in the Primary Elections on June 5, LWVLA will have a speaker present on the ballot measures.

I vote with the League
News

Confused about the ballot measures for the upcoming primary election? Read all about the ballot measures online now.

LWVLA's Youth Empowered Solutions (YES!) is a dynamic and proactive committee. In partnership with LAUSD, other agencies and community groups, YES! develops programs and resources designed to: engage LA's diverse youth in their communities; help them identify their communities' needs; work collaboratively with students, faculty, and elected officials to seek solutions.

Event Date: 
Mar 16 2018 - 8:00pm
Event location: 

Temple Isaiah Sanctuary

You can change the outcome of our local district special election! An opportunity to question all Assemblymember candidates on the April 3 Ballot, One of whom will replace Sebastian Ridley-Thomas of the 54th California Assembly District.

Featured speaker: Chris Carson, President, LWVUS "Making Democracy Work"
Event Date: 
Mar 24 2018 - 9:30am
Event location: 

Carson Center

Adoption of 2018-2019 budget, program planning priorities 2018-2020, election of officers. Featured speaker: Chris Carson, President, LWVUS. Topic: Making Democracy Work by 2020.

The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles encourages you to not only vote, but to also stay informed on election news and current events. To assist you, we have provided several sources that can keep you updated on the election process.

The League Observes

What is our local government doing? The League is watching! — The Observers Corps is a national program in which local League members attend the public meetings of local government agencies, exercising the public's right to know. LWVLA reports are archived here.