Charlotte Mecklenburg

Charlotte Mecklenburg

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. We influence public policy through education and advocacy.

Our mission at the League of Women Voters Charlotte Mecklenburg is to register voters and inform the public about issues that matter is a vital part of the civic life of our local community. 

Celebrating 100 Years of the League and Women's Right to Vote
Event Date: 
Feb 29 2020 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Le Meridien Hotel

1920 was a landmark year. The 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote was ratified, and the League of Women Voters was founded.

Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins, Thereasea Elder, Delores Johnson Hurt, LWVCM President
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Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins, former leader of LWVUS to give remarks on the role of black women in the suffrage movement.

 

Catherine P. Bessant
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Catherine Bessant, Chief Operating and Technology Officer at Bank of America to be Keynote Speaker

 

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116 women to be recognized at Anniversary Gala

You joined the League to empower voters and protect democracy. Now, be on hand February 29th to honor the successes of our foremothers and support the work still ahead to accomplish this mission.

  • Special recognition of Mecklenburg County women elected to office since 2000.
  • Keynote speaker - Cathy Bessant, Bank of America Chief Operating and Technology Officer.

Action Alerts

Registration is now OPEN for Civics 101 Spring Program. Click on Civics 101 in the ACTION menu or CALENDAR for details on how to REGISTER

Event Date: 
Feb 24 2020 - 6:00pm
Event location: 

Mecklenburg Government Center

Session 1 Topic is City Government

Event Date: 
Jan 24 2020 - 11:00am
Event location: 

League Office

The Environment Team welcomes Sarah Haley from the Charlotte Climate Reality Project who will give a presentation on climate change.  She'll cover the science behind climate change, its causes, emphasis on impacts, and solutions as well as w

Event Date: 
Jan 27 2020 - 6:30pm
Event location: 

League Office

All are welcome to the monthly meeting.