Civil Engagement

Civil Engagement

A dialogue in which all participants have a right to speak and to be heard. Such dialogue is characterized by: 

  • Respectful participation
  • Sharing the time equitably
  • Attentive listening
  • Balanced discussion
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May League news to keep you connected! Hint: Zoom is the word of the season, if not the year, and we are making the most of it!

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Your city council or other government meetings are now as close as your TV or computer, including ways to participate from home. Here are some of the government bodies now holding virtual meetings during the coronavirus emergency. Check back -- we will be adding more!

LWV VC at Ventura City Council for International Women'd Day
Event Date: 
Jun 11 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Zoom meeting

Open to all members or anyone interested in learning more about the League.  Meetings are now virtual due to COVID-19

As a service to our community, The League of Women Voters of the South Bend Area publishes the Citizen's Guide to Representative Government, a comprehensive collection of contact information for local, state, and national government offices, plus St. Joseph County voting information.

Local libraries, public offices, and businesses distribute the print edition the Citizen's Guide, and they are always available at community events where the League is present.

Action Alerts

Click on Read More to see our list of current elected officials at each level of government to contact your representatives about these and other issues.



Background: The pandemic will require states to implement costly measures to ensure the health and safety of our voters while continuing to enhance the integrity of our election processes.


Support of improvements by the Arlington County Public Library System in regards to physical space, more inclusive community needs and staff development.


The League is nonpartisan; it does not support or oppose any political party or candidate.
ywca April 23 Stand Against Racism Virtual Event Flyer
Event Date: 
Apr 23 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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