League of Women Voters of Lee County
The League of Women Voters of Lee County Florida is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy
issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy
The League’s voter service activities provide unbiased, factual information that can be used to understand the election process and to reach voting decisions. The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose candidates and/or political parties.
The League of Women Voters of Lee County is involved in many issues including voter registration and education, environment and natural resources, human services, education, health, and local government.
The League of Women Voters of Lee County holds educational meetings open to the public on the first Saturday, October through May at the Collaboratory. Check the Calendar for information and to register.
Lee County Ian Recovery information:
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has allocated $1,107,881,000 in Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding directly to Lee County to assist with the county's long-term recovery following Hurricane Ian, CDBG-DR (leegov.com). Informational Flyer CDBG-DR One Pager.pdf (leegov.com)
Proposed Amendments to Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Action Plan. Public comments will be accepted November 8 to December 8, 2023. leegov.com/recovery/cdbg-dr CDBG-DR (arcgis.com)
Lee County Commissioners established the The Recovery Task Force (RTF) RESILIENT LEE | ResilientLee www.resilientlee.com as an advisory committee on the region’s response and recovery to the devastating impact of Hurricane Ian in September 2022.
The Task Force has 13 leaders with eight branches that bring together public, private, and non-profit sector subject matter experts (SMEs) to support key areas of recovery. Calendar of Meetings EVENT CALENDAR | ResilientLee
Proposed Florida Constitutional Amendments
The LWVLee and LWV Florida support the Florida Right to Clean Water Campaign for a Constitutional Amendment for clean and healthy waters in Florida. Information: Florida Right To Clean Water LWV of Florida Joins Campaign for Florida's Right to Clean & Healthy Waters lwvfl.org) For the petition click here: Sign Petition | Florida Right To Clean Water
LWVLee and LWVFL support the citizen-led ballot initiative campaign to give women the right to seek abortions up to viability. Florida voters want women to have the chance to ensure that their personal medical decisions are theirs and theirs alone to make. Learn more about Ballot Initiative: floridiansprotectingfreedom.com
For the Petition Click here: Sign the Petition - Floridians Protecting Freedom