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Please consider a gift to the Winona Smith Scholarship Fund, which awards graduating Vermont high school seniors with $1000 scholarship to support their further education.  Your support means a lot as the year draws to a close.

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Vermont

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

Spring 2019 Civic Engagement Lecture: Stanley Sloan  Liberal Democracy Challenged: Can It Survive?
Event Date: 
Mar 23 2019 - 11:30am
Event location: 

Capitol Plaza Hotel and Conference Center

Our guest lecturer for the Spring 2019 Civics Engagement Luncheon is Stanley Sloan, speaking on "Liberal Democracy Challenged: Can It Survive."

 

The For the People Act will improve American elections by making our election system more free
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Here are some of the articles about HR1 on the League of Women Voters of the United States site.

4 Key Elements of HR1 (a helpful overview)

Introducing Panel to discuss an inclusive equal rights amendment to the Vermont constitution
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Champlain Valley League of Women Voters presented a panel discussion of amending the Vermont constitution with an Inclusive Equal Rights Amendment.  Main Street Landing hosted the event in the Gallery at 3 Main Street in Burlington.

Advancing Civility in a Diverse New England, LWV Regional Conference April 6-7 2019
Event Date: 
Apr 6 2019 (All day)
Event location: 

York County Community College, Wells, Main

State League leaders from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont have developed a dynamic agenda for 2019 that is sure to address the most compelling issues of the year

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In honor of International Women's Day in 2017, the biography of women's rights pioneer Elizabeth Cady Stanton became a Google Expedition.
Screenshot of NYT article exploring what if everyone voted
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By Emily Badger

Screenshot of Commentary by Catherine Rader on VTDigger
Press Mention

Editor’s note: This commentary is by Catherine Rader, of East Montpelier, who is a member of the board of the League of Women Voters of Vermont.

The League of Women Voters has prepared an outline of primary duties of our elected officials. We hope this will help you as you head to the polls.

Federal Offices: US Senator, Representative to Congress

State Offices: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Treasurer, Secretary of State, Auditor of Accounts, Attorney General, State Senator, State Representative, Probate Judge, Assistant Judge, State's Attorney, Sheriff, High Bailiff

News

The third in the LWVCEN/Kellogg-Hubbard Library series on the First Amendm

Juliette Holmes speaks to the Moth about Voting rights in her family history
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A personal story about voting rights, a great audio listen.    Recorded by The Moth, previously broadcast on the Moth Radio Hour.

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The League of Women Voters of Vermont is partnering with the Vermont Workers' Center in their Healthcare is a Human Right Campaign.

The Vermont League community access TV series presents Vermont's movers and shakers talking about issues of interest to all of us.  Video is available online after broadcast.  ORCA media logo, host of Vermont League Spotlight On Issues Series