October 21st (6:30-7:30 pm): Delaware Humanities presents, "The Democracy Fix" via Facebook Live. Caroline Fredrickson, author of The Democracy Fix and Under the Bus, will discuss how preventing voter suppression, ensuring fair courts, and fighting for transparency and fairness in our political system are crucial in keeping the United States’ political system a government that is by the people and for the people.
The League of Women Voters of Delaware launches a new empowerment program, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Awareness Program: Moving the Conversations Forward. This program is designed for New Castle, Kent, and Sussex County League members.
The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granted American women the right to vote, a right known as women’s suffrage, and was ratified on August 18, 1920, ending almost a century of protest. In 1848 the movement for women’s rights launched on a national level with the Seneca Falls Convention organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott. Following the convention, the demand for the vote became a centerpiece of the women’s rights movement. Stanton and Mott, along with Susan B.
"The League of Women Voters grieves the murders of George Floyd and the countless other Black lives that have been tragically taken at the hands of rogue law enforcement officers who are rarely held fully accountable for their actions.
There are many options on how to vote this year due to COVID-19. The LWVDE thought it would be helpful to our members if we distributed a presentation that explains all the methods. Please pass this along to your family and friends.