Social Policy

Social Policy

Secure equal rights and equal opportunity for all. Promote social and economic justice and the health and safety of all Americans.

Event Date: 
Jul 21 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Join us for a special July online meeting!

Guest speaker Stephanie Leonard, Next10.org.

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News

• Register to vote if you have yet to do so at Vote 411 or at R.I. Secretary of State.
• Get the latest updates on R.I.'s upcoming elections and learn more about voting-by-mail at R.I. Board of Elections and what the League is doing.
• Fill out the 2020 U.S. Census. We want to ensure that Rhode Island continues to receive the federal funding it deserves, and we keep two U.S. House Representatives.
• Support the League's People Powered Fair Maps campaign and ensure that R.I. puts the power of drawing districts in the hands of ordinary Rhode Islanders and not legislators. Sign a petition and show your support for proposed amendments to the R.I. Constitution to create an independent redistricting commission at Redraw RI.
• Read the House or Senate bills that would pave the way for an independent redistricting commission in Rhode Island.

Position

The League of Arlington stands with millions of Americans in grieving the senseless murder of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed, and countless other Black lives.
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News

 Medicaid expansion will be Amendment 2 on Aug. 4 Ballot

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News

Get active again as life picks up and so does League! We are responding to the pandemic in so many ways and getting better at it – just look at what is in this Voter!

Position

League Basics contains essential policy and organizational information applicable to every local and state League. League Basics offers advice, guidelines and more detailed information to help leaders develop specific methods of operation to enable a League to accomplish its goals.

Action Alerts

 

What does SB 89 mean for Cuyahoga County?

SB 89, if approved by the Ohio Senate, will end EdChoice, the “performance -based” voucher program and the deduction method of funding NEW vouchers.

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Action Alerts

BREAKING NEWS! Petitions have been turned in and we got almost 2500 signatures in LWV Diablo Valley! Good work, everyone!

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This page is dedicated to celebrations and events during 2019-20 tied to the 100th Anniversary of women getting the right to vote.  Links and resources are for everyone to use; read Commentary.

 

Position

The League of Women Voters of Louisville and Jefferson County believes that decent, suitable, desirable, and affordable housing should be available for all in our community without discrimination as to economic status, race, color, creed, ethnic origin, familial status, sex, age, or physical or mental handicap. 

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