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LWV of the Lansing Area has      issued the following statement:

“On June 4, 2020 all local area Leagues received this statement from the national League of Women Voters: “It is time that the League of Women Voters take a stand for social justice for Black lives in America.” The members of the Lansing Area League, many who have actively supported social justice, welcome this statement. It is our intent to run with it.  The League began a hundred years ago when the 19th amendment was ratified allowing women the right to vote. In order to obt...See More

LWVUS Responds to Police Killing of George Floyd

LWVUS issued the following statement which you can read online here.

RECENT EVENTS:

 

Check this out before you choose your car insurance coverage!  If you missed the webinar with Attorney Steve Sinas of Sinas Dramis Law Firm, Monday, June 22nd on "No Fault Insurance Law & Your Choices",  you can see the power-point presentation by clicking the link below.  You will be glad you did!  "No Fault Insurance Law & Your Choices" Powerpoint Presentation

 

Michigan Nonprofit Association reports that Michigan has a 67.1% return rate for the 2020 Census, which ranks us 4th in the nation!  Ingham County has a 69.2% return rate, Eaton County has a 75.3% return rate and Clinton County has a 75.2% return rate!!  Deadline for completing the 2020 Census has been extended until 10/31/2020.

 

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Press Release!!

Meet the winners of the LWVLA

"Celebrate 100 Years of Women's

Suffrage...VOTE!" Poster Contest.

  • 1st Place: Claire Daniels,;

  • Williamston High School

  • 2nd Place: Bella Spagnuolo,
    Williamston High School

  • 3rd Place: Jasmine
    Hernandez, Mason High
    School.

Congratulations to all.  An additional Thank You to Allegra Marketing for a generous grant of $3000 to utilize these poster to encourage people to register and vote. (To see all three winning posters and artists along with the rest of the Press Release click here.)

Please check out these very pertinent articles from the Education/Action Committee:

To View a short film on Black Women Suffragettes click here.

LWVLA did voter registration and

mock voting with the City of Lansing’s

Clerk’s Office. Register & VOTE!

 

 

Wenona Singel’s “Indians and the Right to Vote" presentation at the February 10, 2020, Luncheon Meeting.  View the video of her presentation:

 https://youtu.be/_345x421kBc

 

Allegra Marketing & Printing of

Okemos awarded the LWVLA a grant

of $3000 for goods and services today!

We are very grateful to this community-

minded company as it gave ten grants to

local  nonprofits. Dorothy Engelman

accepting the check!

 

​Impact of Schools of Choice on Lansing Schools

by Guillermo Lopez, January 13, 2020 video:  https://youtu.be/-N6_Kdnqr50

 

PFAS Action Act (HR 535) Summary

Lansing Resolution to Declare Climate Emergency

 

Letter to Accompany Resolution

 

To view the YOUTUBE uploads for the four-section CLIMATE CHANGE program that took place at All Saints Episcopal Church on September 26, 2019: click here

Women's Equality Day - Justice Elizabeth Clement video

2020 Census Presentation - Kerry Ebersole Singh video

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Upcoming Events

 

  • July 13, 2020 "Virtual Luncheon...choose your own menu!" Join us on Monday, July 13, 2020, at noon via Zoom webinar to hear a discussion about the movie Just Mercy and our criminal justice system featuring: 
    -
    Michael S. Cheltenham, Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office
    - Kathy Swedlow, Deputy Administrator, Michigan Appellate Assigned Counsel System
    -
    Jose Burgos, State Appellate Defender Office Reentry Specialist.
    Click
    here to see more information and to register.
     

  • July 14, 2020
    "Book Discussion Group".  Join the Zoom Meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 14th to discuss,  "A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II" by Sonia Purnell. This is the never-before-told story of Virginia Hall, the American spy who changed the course of World War II.  Please email Donna Mullins to let her know you'd like to participate.
     

  • October, 2020
    Printed Voter Guides for November General Election
     

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  League of Women Voters of Lansing Area

  P.O. Box 971

  E. Lansing, MI 48826

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