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
Poverty Action Team
Event Date: 
Jun 11 2020 - 5:30pm
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We welcome ALL LWV members to join this important monthly call.
We have a very full agenda this month!



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.

How to address the City Council at a Meeting
Press Mention

During normal times, a member of the public who is concerned about a matter coming before a governing board, such as a city council or a school board, can write an email or a letter or phone in a message about her concern. Or, if she chooses to do, she can attend the meeting when the topic is being discussed and express her concerns and thoughts directly to the board before the board takes any votes on the topic.


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.
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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!

ywca April 23 Stand Against Racism Virtual Event Flyer
Event Date: 
Apr 23 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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We are honored to stand with

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This page contains the reports and materials from our delegates who attended LWV California's 2019 Convention.

LWV Mt Baldy Area Observers 2019

The Observers are the eyes and ears of the League. Above:  Some of the 2019 Observer Corps 

These members attend regular and special meetings of local governmental bodies, without participating, and then report to the Board about issues under consideration at these meetings and how they relate to the League's existing positions.  They also present their observations to the membership.  Their reports are forwarded to the local government group they observe.

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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!