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Cookies delivered by League members to our local Clerks on the League's 100th birthday.

Cookies for Clerks

League members delivered cookies to all 13 clerks in our service area on February 14, 2020, the League's 100th Birthday.  This gift to the Clerks represented our gratitude for all of their hard work and for sharing the League's mission of Making Democracy Work.

League signs - "Diversity Makes Us Stronger"

Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the League of Women Voters' current and future success.

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Northwest Wayne County

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

Woman Holding Sign Your Vote Matters
News

In March, 2020, the Michigan and Detroit Leagues sought to intervene as defendants alongside Detroit’s election officials against the Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF)'s lawsuit seeking a voter purge in the city. PILF based its complaint on unverified data, and the city’s large number of eligible Black voters are at risk of disenfranchisement should PILF’s lawsuit succeed.

2020 Census
Blog Post

Census Day is April 1!

News

New York Times Opinion/March 21, 2020
Voting by mail is key to ensuring the integrity and accessibility of November’s vote.

Census 2020
News

The 2020 Census is underway, and new changes should result in a better understanding and representation of gay and lesbian families.

Black Suffragists
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Often left out of the history of women’s suffrage is the role of black women in that effort. The predominantly black service sorority Delta Sigma Theta’s first public act was to participate in the Women’s Suffrage March of 1913.

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DEI Policy image - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the organization’s current and future success in engaging all individuals, households, communities, and policy makers in creating a more perfect democracy.